• US refuses to add sailors’ names to Vietnam Memorial

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

  • Puerto Rico militant freed from custody after 36 years

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera was freed from house arrest Wednesday after decades in custody in a case that transformed him into a martyr for his supporters but had outraged those who lost loved ones in a string of bombings.

  • Trump lashes out at critics, ‘naysayers,’ unfair treatment

    NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at his “critics and naysayers” following more than a week of negative news coverage beginning with his sudden decision to fire James Comey as FBI director.

  • Highway closures planned Thursday for test of Army missile

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. (AP) — Portions of three southern New Mexico highways will be closed for an hour Thursday morning for a test launch of an Army tactical missile.

  • North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday boasted it successfully launched a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead, an escalation of its nuclear program that the U.N. Security Council warned could bring new sanctions on Pyongyang.