• North Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.”

  • After bombing, Somalia fears renewed al-Shabab onslaught

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — As the toll rises above 300 from one of the world’s deadliest attacks in years, the al-Shabab extremist group has sent a powerful signal that the international focus on extremism can’t afford to overlook the African continent.

    Updated: 12:56 pm

  • The Latest: US military downplays fighting in Iraq’s Kirkuk

    KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local):

    Updated: 6:54 pm

  • Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

  • Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and endangering his comrades — charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life.

    Updated: 12:20 pm

  • Amid crises, tensions between Trump, Tillerson persist

    STERLING, Va. (AP) — The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday, as the nation’s top diplomat insisted that Trump has not undermined him even as he again refused to deny calling the president “a moron.”

  • History and tech co-exist at Navy’s oldest public shipyard

    KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The nation’s four public shipyards from Maine to Hawaii are each more than a century old and showing their age. The Government Accountability Office said in a report that all of them need substantial improvements to keep up on the repair and overhaul ships.

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  • AP Explains: What is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard?

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard faces new sanctions from U.S. President Donald Trump as he accuses the country of violating the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. But what is this organization?

  • Correction: Egypt-Sinai story

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — In a story Oct. 12 about an attack in Egypt’s Sinai, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the six people killed were policemen. They were army personnel.