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Review: 'Thirteen Lives' gets lost in sprawling rescue story

Twenty-seven years ago, Ron Howard's “Apollo 13” saluted men with the right stuff — quiet courage and grace under pressure. This summer, he's returned to that magic number for a similar rescue tale bu...

Bats return to Nevada fire station, forcing it to close

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bats have infested a Nevada fire station for the second time in seven years, forcing officials to temporarily close it. The bats have been flying around the living ...

In ‘Thirteen Lives,’ Ron Howard directs the Thai cave rescue

It may be common etiquette to not spoil the end of a film, but Ron Howard learned years ago on “Apollo 13” that knowing the outcome of a story is different from knowing the story itself. And though th...

Sri Lanka leader proposes 25-year plan for crisis-hit nation

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's new president said Wednesday that his government is preparing a national policy roadmap for the next 25 years that aims to cut public debt and turn the country in...

Greece: 29 people picked up from boat in distress

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard says more than two dozen people have been picked up from a sailboat in distress far off the southwestern coast of the Greek mainland and have been transporte...

After the rain, heat descends on flooded Kentucky towns

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Withering heat was descending on a region of eastern Kentucky already reeling from massive flooding, forcing residents laboring to clean up after the deluge to cope with an oppress...

Pakistan says army general, 5 others die in helicopter crash

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani search teams found the wreckage of a helicopter that went down the previous day in the country’s flood-stricken southwest, the military said Tuesday. An army general and fiv...

Pakistani army helicopter missing in flood relief mission

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani army helicopter flying in a rescue and relief mission in the country's flood-stricken southwest lost contact with a regional control tower and was missing late Monday, the...

Pakistan: Army helicopter missing with general on board

A Pakistani military helicopter with six people on board, including an army general, went missing on Monday. The army aviation helicopter was taking part in a flood relief operation in the southwest ...

EU court limits national checks for migrant rescue ships

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court ruled Monday that national maritime authorities cannot impound ships involved in search-and-rescue work on suspicion that they might be overloaded due to...

ECJ rules NGO migrant ships can be detained, but not without cause

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Monday issued legal guidance on the rights of ports controlling ships from humanitarian organizations carrying out search and rescue operations. The court ruled...

Infrastructure damage hampers flood recovery in Kentucky

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Damage to critical infrastructure and the arrival of more heavy rains hampered efforts Sunday to help Kentucky residents hit by recent massive flooding, Gov. Andy Beshear said. ...

Global Delivery Robot Market – Size, Segmentation, Future Demands, Latest Innovation, Sales Revenue, and Forecast

The report “Global Delivery Robot Market by Component, By Robot Type, By Operations, By Payload, By Application, By Industry and By Region – Asia Pacific, North America, South America, Europe an...

Red Cross: 10 killed in flooding in hilly eastern Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Heavy rains in hilly eastern Uganda triggered flooding that burst river banks and submerged homes and roads, killing at least 10 people, the Red Cross said Sunday. ...

After mountain hiker dies, rescuers carry body nearly a mile

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of a rescue group had to carry the body of a hiker nearly a mile in freezing temperatures and high winds after the man died on the Northeast's highest mountain, authoritie...