posted: 10/07/2015 2:12 p.m.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard says its search will end Wednesday evening for 33 missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin.
posted: 10/07/2015 1:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the American air attack that killed at least 22 people at a medical clinic in Afghanistan, and said the U.S. would examine military procedures to determine whether changes could prevent such incidents.
updated: 10/07/2015 11:37 a.m.
GEORGETOWN, S.C. — Rivers rose and dams bulged Wednesday as South Carolina faced another anxious day of waiting for the floodwaters to recede, and dive teams searched for two people who disappeared in waters after they drove around a barricade.
posted: 10/07/2015 4:10 a.m.
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President Barack Obama revise his plan and keep more than 1,000 U.S. troops in the country beyond 2016, just days after a deadly U.S. airstrike "mistakenly struck" a hospital during fierce fighting in the north.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:56 a.m.
Five Polish workers whose job was to prepare the engine room for a retrofitting were on board the 790-foot El Faro when it set out on the voyage that took it into the path of Hurricane Joaquin.
posted: 10/07/2015 3:54 a.m.
The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to drug offenders who received harsh sentences over the past three decades.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:53 a.m.
Owners of inundated homes were keeping close watch on swollen waterways Tuesday as they pried open doors and tore out soaked carpets on the first sunny day in nearly two weeks.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:51 a.m.
The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in the writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said.
posted: 10/07/2015 3:48 a.m.
A convicted killer in Texas was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting another man in a robbery that yielded $8.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:45 a.m.
U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton on Tuesday called for a full audit of all fetal tissue research supported by the Department of Health and Human Services.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:42 a.m.
Russia has agreed to continue talks to ensure that its and the United States' aircraft don't interfere with each other over Syria, senior U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:38 a.m.
America's allies closely watch U.S. military spending, and cuts in funding put the United States at a disadvantage, Arkansas' U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:33 a.m.
Oklahoma Capitol sheds granite 10 OKLAHOMA CITY -- A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was moved early Tuesday to a private conservative think tank for storage.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:31 a.m.
A memoir by former Congressman Patrick Kennedy has created a rift with family members upset over his portrayal of family secrecy, substance abuse and mental illness, including in regard to his father, late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy. On Tuesday, Patrick Kennedy defended his book, A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past And Future of Mental Illness and Addiction.
updated: 10/07/2015 3:30 a.m.
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