The Latest: Tornado damage forces Summer Olympics halt

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 4 p.m. Missouri's Special Olympics summer games have been canceled a...

After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — As Cape Cod's tourist season gets underway, there's uncertainty after two shark attacks — including Massachusetts' first fatal attack since 1936 — rattled beachgoers last year ...

Business Highlights

___ Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by h...

NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drone in cities

RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's li...

AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida in 2002. But now...

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast's powers and proxies

As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and what could happen: UNITED STATES ...

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Iran and the U.S....

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP WARNS IRAN NOT TO THREATEN AMERICA The president tw...

APNewsBreak: Nearly all states use drones for range of work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they're searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identify...

Report: 'Foreign bodies' enter Syrian airspace from Israel

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that "foreign bodies" have entered Syrian air space from Israel in the country's south. The late Saturday report on state news ...

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions

BAGHDAD (AP) — When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not g...

Putin hails new Russian laser weapons

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says that new types of laser weapons developed in Russia will significantly enhance the nation's military capability. Speaking during Friday's ...

How the US is reacting to what it sees as a threat from Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration accelerated the deployment of an aircraft carrier to the Middle East and announced the deployment of bombers and other military assets in response to what it...

Bomb-laden drones of Yemen rebels threaten Arabian Peninsula

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk of sim...

The Latest: Iran's leader says weapons-grade enrichment easy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): ...