• Correction: Reality Show-Helicopter Crash story

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — In a story Aug. 23 about the crash of a helicopter being used to film a reality TV show, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Houston Chronicle, erroneously reported the show’s name and the age of an injured passenger. The show is “Hunt Wicked Close Television,” not “A Haunting,” and passenger Wayne Bomstad was listed as age 71, not 77.

  • Safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion has killed a safari guide who was tracking wildlife with a group of tourists in a game reserve in Zimbabwe.

  • Security worry: How to stop the ‘lone wolf’ attacks

    PARIS (AP) — The gunman had an arsenal that he claims to have stumbled upon in a park near the train station. Like three other men accused of drawing up failed plans for attacks in France recently, the suspect denied any links to terrorism, telling his lawyer he was homeless and only wanted to rob a train “to eat.”

  • The roof of a car wash topples at a gas station after Typhoon Goni hit Amakusa, Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Typhoon Goni hits Okinawa after killing 19 in Philippines

    TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan.

  • Emergency services attend the scene where seven people died when an historic Hawker Hunter fighter jet plane plummeted onto the major south coast road on Saturday, after failing to pull out of a loop manoeuvre, at Shoreham, England, on Sunday Aug. 23, 2015.  Investigators and emergency services continue to search the scene of the Shoreham Airshow plane crash, police said. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

    UK airshow crash death toll likely to rise to 11

    LONDON (AP) — British police say the death toll from an airshow crash is “highly likely” to increase to 11 people after a fighter jet slammed into a busy main road.

  • Hydroplane goes airborne during race heat on Detroit River

    DETROIT (AP) — A hydroplane racer escaped serious injury when his boat went airborne and flipped during a qualifying heat on the Detroit River.

  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a chemical plant of Shandong Runxing Chemical Technology Co. is on fire following an explosion in Zibo, east China's Shandong Province, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. The explosion at the plant came ten days after a similar disaster at a chemical warehouse killed 121 people. (Guo Xulei/Xinhua via AP)  NO SALES

    Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 1

    BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China killed one person and injured nine others, a state news agency reported Sunday, less than two weeks after a similar disaster at a chemical warehouse killed 123 people.

  • Officers work at the scene following a shooting at a federal building, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in New York. Police said a man walked into the building and opened fire before shooting himself. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Congressman says NYC federal building gunman got ‘raw deal’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who gunned down a security guard at a federal building in Manhattan before killing himself was a whistleblower who had been given “a raw deal” by the agency that fired him, a New Jersey congressman who took up the man’s case said Saturday.

  • Emergency services attend the scene on the A27 after a plane crashed into cars on the major road during an aerial display at the Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex, England, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, police said Saturday. The Hawker Hunter fighter jet, which was participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton in southern England, hit several vehicles on the road as it crashed Saturday afternoon. Witnesses told local TV that the jet appeared to have plummeted when it failed to pull out of a loop maneuver. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP)    UNITED KINGDOM OUT       -      NO SALES      -     NO ARCHIVES

    Police say 7 dead after jet in UK airshow crashes into road

    LONDON (AP) — A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road Saturday, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, police said.

  • Saturday, August 22, 2015

    US airman says train attacker ‘ready to fight to the end’ and ‘so were we’