• The Doctors Without Borders hospital is seen in flames, after explosions in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Doctors Without Borders announced that the death toll from the bombing of the group's Kunduz hospital compound has risen to at least 16, including 3 children and that tens are missing after the explosions that may have been caused by a U.S. airstrike. In a statement, the international charity said the "sustained bombing" took place at 2:10 a.m. (21:40 GMT). Afghan forces backed by U.S. airstrikes have been fighting to dislodge Taliban insurgents who overran Kunduz on Monday. (Médecins Sans Frontières via AP)

    Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. and Afghan governments vowed Sunday to jointly investigate the attack on a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22 people, as street-by street battles continued between government forces and Taliban fighters and officials warned of a looming humanitarian crisis for civilians trapped in the city

    Updated: 3:38 pm

  • In this Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters. (Sergey Guneyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home

    MOSCOW (AP) — Whatever effect Russia’s airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.

    Updated: 12:10 pm

  • Berdych, Garcia-Lopez qualify for Shenzhen Open final

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Tomas Berdych and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won their semifinals after multiple rain delays at the Shenzhen Open and will meet in a Monday final.

  • Ferrer wins Malaysian Open final in straight sets

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer became the first Spaniard to win the Malaysian Open when he defeated countryman Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 7-5 in the final on Sunday.

    Updated: 7:30 am

  • Flavia Pennetta of Italy, right, shakes hand with Han Xinyun of China after winning their match of the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Pennetta struggles in 1st match since US Open victory

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Open champion Flavia Pennetta struggled in her first match since winning her maiden Grand Slam, needing nearly 2 1/2 hours to beat Chinese wild card Han Xinyun 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the China Open on Sunday.

    Updated: 5:52 am

  • Bangladeshi members of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) investigate the killing of Japanese Kunio Hoshi at the morgue of Rangpur medical hospital in Mahiganj village in Rangpur district, 300 kilometers (185 miles) north of Dhaka, Bangladesh, early Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. Masked assailants riding a motorbike shot and killed Kunio Hoshi on Saturday, police said. The Islamic State group issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attack, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi postings online. The report could not be independently confirmed. The extremist group also claimed responsibility for the killing of an Italian aid worker last Monday. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

    Bangladesh plays down IS claim of killing Japanese man

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — For the second time in a week, Bangladesh’s government on Sunday rejected a claim by the Islamic State group that it was responsible for gunning down a foreigner in the South Asian country.

  • Typhoon heads for south China; tens of thousands evacuated

    BEIJING (AP) — A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving one dead and 30 fishermen missing in the Philippines.

    Updated: 7:40 am

  • Jin Cheng wins weather-shortened Asia-Pacific Amateur

    HONG KONG (AP) — Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur golf championship on Sunday when heavy rain and high winds forced the cancellation of the fourth round at Clearwater Bay.

  • Saturday, October 3, 2015

    East Coast rain: Roads buckle, hundreds rescued from historic floodwaters in South Carolina

    Updated: 4:01 pm

  • Japan beats Samoa 26-5 to keep RWC quarterfinal hopes alive

    MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Japan kept alive its chances of reaching the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with a comprehensive 26-5 win against Samoa in their Pool B match on Saturday.