'This Side of Night' is suspenseful, thought-provoking

"This Side of Night" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by J. Todd Scott In Texas' Big Bend country, Sheriff Chris Cherry, the protagonist of J. Todd Scott's previous two novels, may finally have...

Wanted man killed in shootout with police in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being on the loose for three years, a wanted man died in a gun battle with police in southern Taiwan today (July 10), while one policeman was injured. At 4:20 a.m. thi...

The Latest: Official says shooter had intended to quit job

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The suspected gunman in a Virginia Beach massacre that kil...

Virginia victims had 150 years of combined service with city

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Four were engineers who worked to maintain streets and protect wetlands. Three were right-of-way agents who reviewed property lines. The others included an account clerk, a ...

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 2 policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a gun battle between illegal armed groups has killed at least nine people in the northeastern Takhar province. Jawad Hajri, a spokes...

Pakistan: Gunmen target luxury hotel in China-funded port city

Gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port city of Gwadar on Saturday, prompting an hourslong shootout with security forces in which one hotel guard and the attackers were kil...

Pakistan: Gunmen target luxury hotel in China-funded port city

Gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port city of Gwadar on Saturday, prompting an hourslong shootout with security forces in which one hotel guard and the attackers were kil...

Afghan officials: Taliban launch complex attack on police

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have stormed a police headquarters in the capital of northern Baghlan province and that a gun battle is still taking place inside. ...

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 7 policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says Taliban have killed at least four policemen when they stormed a security checkpoint in northern Sari Pul province. Mohammad Noor Rah...

Mexican marines shot family with minigun in border city

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new human rights report says Mexican marines improperly used a helicopter-mounted minigun that fires 3,000 rounds per minute in a 2018 border city shooting that killed three civil...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2019. There are 306 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2019. There are 306 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, ...

The Latest: Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says socialism ha...

Chief: Union head's comments after shooting 'over the top'

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's police chief on Thursday distanced his agency from comments made by the head of the police officers' union that seemed to imply this week's shooting that injured five officers...

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. 'STOP THE UNREASONABLE CRACKDOWN' Beijing issues a warnin...