Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan; reversing stance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America's longest war….
Analysis: Trump promises victory, but his plan is murky
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to win what has seemed to be an unwinnable war….
Divers search McCain’s flooded compartments for 10 sailors
SINGAPORE (AP) — The focus of the search for 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted Tuesday to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments….
Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise
BAGHDAD (AP) — Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said….
4 surviving Barcelona attack suspects appear in court
MADRID (AP) — Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a Spanish resort appeared in court Tuesday, a day after the last missing member of the cell was gunned down by police near Barcelona….
Baby rescued from rubble on quake-hit Italian resort island
MILAN (AP) — Firefighters in Italy have freed a 7-month-old baby from the rubble of a house where he had been trapped with his family following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the Italian resort island of Ischia….
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — As North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior U.S. military commanders on Tuesday dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang….
Posers or terrorists? Deaths put spotlight on neo-Nazi group
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The friendship of the four young roommates – though cemented in the dark trappings of an obscure neo-Nazi group called Atomwaffen Division – never seemed destined for bloodshed….
India’s top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court said Tuesday that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and ordered the government to legislate an end to the practice….
Officials: 33 injured in suburban Philadelphia train crash
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — More than 30 people were injured when a train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia….