North Korea says 6th nuke test was H-bomb, ‘perfect success’
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea announced it detonated a thermonuclear device Sunday in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date. The North called the test a "perfect success" while its neighbors condemned the blast immediately….
The Latest: Russia condemns nuclear test, calls for talks
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the nuclear test North Korea conducted Sunday – its sixth and largest so far (all times local):…
Enthusiastic Trump meets with storm victims
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cupped a boy's face in his hands and then gave him a high-five. He snapped on latex gloves to hand out boxed lunches of hot dogs and potato chips. And he loaded relief supplies into vehicles, patted storm victims on the shoulder and declared the work "good exercise."…
AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area
HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away….
Texas on long road to recovery 9 days after Harvey
HOUSTON (AP) — A city that lost its drinking water system is struggling to restore service and a crippled chemical plant that twice has been the scene of explosions remains a concern nine days after Harvey ripped across Texas….
In line and in life, Harvey’s victims wait and worry
PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The line snakes on and on, along a wall inside the shopping mall, each person in search of help after a hurricane swamped their town….
Black, white, rich, poor: Storm Harvey didn’t discriminate
HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey did not discriminate in its destruction….
How to deal with flooded cars in Harvey’s wake
DETROIT (AP) — As Harvey grudgingly moved away from Southeast Texas, aerial photos revealed thousands of cars covered by floodwaters on streets, parking lots and in driveways….
Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance….
Heat, fires bake US West over holiday weekend
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Stifling temperatures and the smoky pall of wildfires marked an unofficial end to summer across the U.S. West….