At least 2 dead as Harvey slams Texas coast, causing floods
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Harvey spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline in a blow that killed at least two people and injured up to 14….
The Latest: ‘Catastrophic flooding’ cripples southeast Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local):…
Birthplace of free speech movement braces for possible fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California city that birthed the American free speech movement is preparing for potential clashes even though the person behind a right-wing rally scheduled for Sunday has pleaded with supporters to stay away, saying that she fears violence….
On ships far from the McCain crash, a renewed safety focus
ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) — Half a world away from two deadly U.S. Navy accidents, sailors on America's massive USS Nimitz aircraft carrier reflect on the shipmates they knew who are gone. Their commanders want to make sure the same thing doesn't happen again….
Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on a show in the last fight of his spectacular career….
A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation
For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years….
US man killed in South Sudan; army says ‘caught in fighting’
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An American has been killed in civil war-torn South Sudan, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday, while South Sudan's army and opposition said the journalist was caught in the fighting between the two sides….
As Trump struggles, some Republicans talking 2020 challenge
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Cuban isn't ready to launch a formal campaign to challenge President Donald Trump….
Critics: Trump pardon his latest affront against judiciary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio shows a lack of regard for an independent judiciary, say critics who note Trump's past criticism of federal judges, including the chief justice of the United States. Supporters counter that the veteran law enforcement officer deserved America's gratitude, "not the injustice of a political witch hunt."…
Thousands in Barcelona march shouting 'I’m not afraid!'
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of peace marchers flooded the heart of Barcelona on Saturday shouting "I'm not afraid" – a public rejection of violence following extremist attacks that killed 15 people, Spain's deadliest in more than a decade….