AP WAS THERE: Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution sweeps nation

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Feb. 11, 1979, after days of running street battles and uncertainty, Iran's military stood down and allowed the Islamic Revolution to sweep across the country. The ...

Taiwan military to build own vehicle to replace Humvees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The military will build its own vehicles to succeed its aging Humvees because buying a replacement from the United States will be too expensive, the Apple Daily reported Saturda...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. During the p...

Review: Jane Harper writes engrossing 3rd novel

"The Lost Man" (Flatiron Books), by Jane Harper The three Bright brothers, bonded by blood, history and the vagaries of the Australian outback, are the true lost men of Jane Harper's...

Plane breaks apart over California neighborhood, 5 killed

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Five people died and two were injured after a small plane apparently came apart Sunday over a suburban Southern California neighborhood, raining debris on streets and backya...

Boats, helicopters deployed for rescues in Australia floods

SYDNEY (AP) — Emergency workers are using boats and helicopters to rescue people from flooded parts of northern Australia where forecasts call for more heavy rainfall. More than 1,10...

Brazilians pay homage to victims of dam collapse

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilians are paying homage to the 110 victims killed and 238 who are still missing after a mining dam collapsed a week ago. A ceremony in Minas Gerais sta...

Crash of Indian air force trainer aircraft kills 2 pilots

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian air force says one of its Mirage 2000 trainer aircraft has crashed while taking off after being upgraded by a state aerospace company, killing the two pilots. ...

NFL security chief: No threats to Super Bowl have surfaced

ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL's top security officer say the league is not aware of any security threats against the Super Bowl, now four days away. National Football League Chief Security ...

Firefighters control blaze on Cape Town's iconic Lion's Head

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cape Town officials say they have controlled a fire that blazed overnight around the city's iconic Lion's Head hill, injuring one man. South Africa's News 24 webs...

The Latest: Company that inspected Brazil dam works on probe

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the mining waste dam collapse in Brazil (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A German company that last year inspected the dam in Br...

Firefighters search mud after Brazil dam collapse; 58 dead

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Firefighters are carefully moving over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies left by a dam collapse that buried structures ...

The Latest: Israeli searchers to help Brazil in dam collapse

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the deadly mine waste dam collapse in southeastern Brazil (all times local): 5:20 a.m. The Israeli military says a search-an...

Hope turns to anguish after Brazil dam collapse; 40 dead

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Hope that loved ones had survived a tsunami of iron ore mine waste from a dam collapse in Brazil was turning to anguish and anger over the increasing likelihood that many of ...

40 dead, many feared buried in mud after Brazil dam collapse

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring...