• Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.

  • In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 photo, a relative places a photo of victim Zainab Mirzaee in front of her sister Golsum, 27, as her father looks on, during an interview with the Associated Press at their house in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company on Jan. 20 has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

    Afghan Taliban open new front in war with attacks on media

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban suicide bombing against a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest media company last month has shocked local journalists, who fear they are now in the cross hairs of an increasingly lethal insurgency.

  • Funeral services Saturday for former football star Miller

    FULTON, Miss. (AP) — Funeral services for former football star Maikhail Miller are set for Saturday.

  • Broncos team bus involved in minor accident

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A team spokesman says nobody was injured after the Denver Broncos’ buses were involved in a minor accident following their practice at Stanford Stadium on Monday.

  • In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 and provided by the Prefecture Maritime Atlantique, the cargo ship "Moderm Express" is pictured drifting off the coast of France. The cargo ship listing in the water is drifting empty off the coast of France, as maritime rescue workers wait for the seas to calm. The captain of the capsized Modern Express, sailing with a load of wood in the Bay of Biscay, 300 kilometers (180 miles) off the coast of France, sent out a distress call on Tuesday and its crew of 22 was evacuated by Spanish helicopters. (Loic Bernardin/ Prefecture Maritime Atlantique via AP) THIS IMAGE MAY ONLY BE USED FOR 10 DAYS FROM TIME TRANSMISSION - MANDATORY CREDIT

    Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast

    PARIS (AP) — Rescuers successfully diverted a cargo ship threatening to run aground in southwestern France after five days adrift, and started towing it Tuesday toward the Spanish port of Bilbao.

  • Maikhail Miller, former Ole Miss quarterback, dies in crash

    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say 23-year-old Maikhail Miller, a former quarterback at Mississippi, has died in a single-vehicle crash.

  • The Latest: NATO calls on Russia to respect Turkish airspace

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on what Turkey says is a new violation of its airspace by Russia (all times local):

  • In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a Tuesday night derailment in Philadelphia of an Amtrak train headed to New York. Federal investigators are expected to release interview transcripts, locomotive data and other evidence Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, that could help clear up the mystery of why the train streaked into a sharp curve at double the speed limit. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Hope for answers as release of Amtrak crash evidence nears

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eight months after a deadly Amtrak derailment, federal investigators are poised to release evidence and reports that could help clear up the mystery of why the train streaked into a sharp curve at double the speed limit.

  • The lifeless bodies of migrants lay on the shoreline near to the Aegean town of Ayvacik, Canakkale, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.  A boat carrying migrants to Greece hit rocks off the Turkish coast on Saturday and capsized, killing at least 33 people, including five children, officials and news reports said. Some 75 other migrants were rescued. A Turkish government official said he expects the death toll from the incident to rise as rescue workers try to reach other migrants believed trapped inside the wreckage of the boat which sank shortly after departing from the Aegean resort of Ayvacik. (AP Photo/Halit Onur Sandal)

    The Latest: Sweden detains 4 masked anti-migrant activists

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local):

  • The lifeless body of a migrant boy lies on the beach near the Aegean town of Ayvacik, Canakkale, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.  A boat carrying migrants to Greece hit rocks off the Turkish coast on Saturday and capsized, killing at least 33 people, including five children, officials and news reports said. Some 75 other migrants were rescued. A Turkish government official said he expects the death toll from the incident to rise as rescue workers try to reach other migrants believed trapped inside the wreckage of the boat which sank shortly after departing from the Aegean resort of Ayvacik.(AP Photo/Halit Onur Sandal)

    33 Greece-bound migrants drown off Turkish coast

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A boat carrying Syrians attempting the short sea journey from Turkey to Greece struck rocks and capsized at dawn on Saturday, causing at least 37 people to drown, among them several babies and young children.