Top general in Afghanistan: US strike on hospital a mistake
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says the recent airstrike on a hospital in the northern city of Kunduz was a mistake.
Despite sunny forecast, South Carolina ordeal far from over
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.
US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.
Oregon shooter rants in writings about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college before taking his own life ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.
Syria's skies crowded with multiple air forces
WASHINGTON (AP) — The skies over Syria are increasingly crowded — and increasingly dangerous. The air forces of multiple countries are on the attack, often at cross purposes in Syria's civil war, sometimes without coordination. And now, it seems, they are at risk of unintended conflict.
The Trump swagger is seen, not always loved, worldwide
BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name n it.
Workers removing Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed and will be transported to a private conservative think tank for storage.
Top EU court rules data sharing pact with US invalid
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union's highest court struck a big blow Tuesday against Facebook and other companies by ruling that a long-running pact allowing the free transfer of data to the U.S. is invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers.
Nobel Prize for missing piece in neutrino mass puzzle
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe, proving that they have mass.
Chancellor's big play allows Seattle to beat Detroit 13-10
SEATTLE (AP) — With one big punch, Kam Chancellor showed his importance to the Seattle Seahawks.
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