Saudis couldn’t stop oil attack, even with top US defenses

Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America’s most advanced weaponry failed t...

Saudis couldn't stop oil attack, even with top US defenses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America's most advanced weapo...

Indonesia sends more people, aircraft to battle forest fires

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have deployed more personnel and aircraft to battle forest fires that are spreading a thick, noxious haze around Southeast Asia. Pres...

Brazil's environmental workers tell of decline before fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires burn across the Brazilian Amazon, the vast state of Amazonas has been among the hardest hit, with more than 6,600 blazes recorded in August, 2 1/2 times more than the sa...

Firefighting reinforcements sent for Greek island blaze

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they are reinforcing firefighting forces tackling a large forest fire on the western island of Zakinthos, where a tourist resort was evacuated. ...

AP Exchange: "Horse Soldier" shares war stories in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — On the morning of 9/11, a member of the group that became known as the Horse Soldiers was training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, responding to a mock terrorist attack. He had just retur...

The Latest: Dutch navy ships in Bahamas hurricane aftermath

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on hurricane aftermath in the Bahamas (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Two Dutch navy ships have arrived in the Bahamas to help wit...

Norwegian authorities: Airbus sends out alert after crash

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities say the manufacturer of the helicopter that crashed last month in Arctic Norway killing six people is calling for "immediate visual inspection" of rece...

Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian's damage

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian. Ste...

Dorian's floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday with a fury that took even storm-hardened residents by surprise, forcing people to climb...

'Only animals can live here': Storm victims await evacuation

ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the...

Bahamians begin rescues as Dorian moves on toward US coast

Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors ...

Japan to set up police unit to guard disputed Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese government is setting up a new police patrol unit to operate near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, which are claimed by Japan, Taiwan, and China, the Asahi Shi...

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as we...

Fire destroys 28 hectares on Taiwan’s Green Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While torrential rain was causing landslides and floods in southwestern Taiwan, a fire was raging on Green Island in the southeast, destroying 28 hectares of forest land. ...