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Trump ally Zinke fights claim he's too 'liberal' for Montana

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — When Republican Ryan Zinke first ran for Congress, the former Navy SEAL faced false accusations amplified by Democrats that his military career had ended in disgrace. ...

Live updates | Turkey makes demands on Sweden, Finland

ANKARA, Turkey — A senior Turkish official has insisted after talks with Swedish and Finnish officials that Turkey will not agree to the two Nordic countries joining NATO unless specific steps are tak...

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise return to the danger zone

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1983, producer Jerry Bruckheimer was flipping through the May issue of California magazine when he was struck by a story. “Top Guns” read the headline, with a large photograph from ...

Live updates | UN Chief: War in Ukraine driving world hunger

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations chief said Wednesday he is in “intense contacts” with Russia and other countries to stop escalating global hunger exacerbated by the war in Ukraine by allowing the...

Legal advocates sue US over Iranian-born scholar's treatment

BOSTON (AP) — A Canadian diabetes researcher scheduled to start a two-year fellowship at Harvard Medical School was wrongfully denied entry to the U.S. and discriminated against based on her Iranian h...

Hungary's military finds mission in life for abused dog

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's military has found a new mission in life for a talented dog who was rescued from abusive owners, recruiting 2-year-old Logan to serve in counterterrorism operations ...

Rangers locate climber's body on Alaska's Denali

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — National park rangers in Alaska on Friday located the body of the year’s first registered climber on North America’s tallest peak. Because it’s so early in t...

Military college student sues armed forces over HIV policy

BOSTON (AP) — A military college student said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that armed services officials deemed him unfit for service because he tested positive for HIV. The 20-year-o...

Army pressed to fix dilapidated base housing by senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army must put more money and effort into repairing poorly maintained and substandard base housing for military service members and their families, U.S. senators demanded Thursday...

"Papi! Papi!" David Ortiz tours Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — “Papi! Papi!" With the chants echoing in the Plaque Gallery as he entered, David Ortiz felt right at home inside the Hall of Fame. The drea...

Jon Rahm wins in Mexico, Marina Alex rallies at Palos Verdes

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Jon Rahm pulled out of a four-way tie with a 12-foot birdie putt on the 14th hole and then held on with pars for a 2-under 69 and a one-shot victory Sunday in the Mexico...

Taiwanese determination to defend country unaffected by war in Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has not affected Taiwanese determination to defend their country nor their faith in the nation's military, according to survey resul...

Jill Biden displays artwork by military kids in new exhibit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The public tour route in the White House featured a new addition in April. With April designated as the Month of the Military Child, Jill Biden added a temporary d...

Former ski resort owner gets 5 years in Vermont fraud case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former owner of two Vermont ski resorts was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant using tens of millions of d...

How Ukraine separatists are mass conscripting anyone of fighting age

Russia justifies its invasion of Ukraine arguing it is defending the "Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republics." Mere days before Russia launched its attack, when tens of thousands of Russ...