IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds
HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die.
Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school
WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with his flight instructors.
Trump's deportation waffle highlights campaign weaknesses
SEATTLE (AP) — Donald Trump and his aides used to say that voters didn't care about the nitty-gritty of policy details. But now those details are tripping up his campaign.
State: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says about 30 emails involving the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI's recently closed investigation into her use of a private server.
IS destruction of Iraqi base could hinder Mosul operation
QAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — The air base that Iraqi forces hope to use as a staging area to take Mosul back from the Islamic State group was almost completely destroyed by the retreating militants, raising new doubts over whether the long-awaited operation will begin this year.
EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years.
As refugee children die, Nigeria probes theft of food aid
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates the theft of food aid by officials.
Intoxicated in the air: drunk pilots make news but are rare
NEW YORK (AP) — Every few months, a pilot somewhere in the world is stopped before a jet takes off because of suspicion of drunkenness. It makes headlines and gives nervous travelers another reason to avoid flying.
Good boy! Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: Man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying.
Lochte mum on Rio return, plugs 'Dancing with the Stars' gig
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Lochte isn't saying whether he'll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over a gas station encounter during the Olympics.