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Houston QB accounts for 3 TDs, leads Cougars past Midshipmen, 24-14

24 min 45 sec ago
D'Eriq King threw for 277 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Houston to a 24-14 win over Navy on Friday.

Woman fosters support group that helps fellow veterans confront issues

36 min 53 sec ago
It was an early afternoon at the San Marcos Cafe south of Santa Fe, and Billie Russell was primed for action, right down to the .380-caliber handgun hanging off her left hip. The 4-foot-9 woman, a veteran, was surrounded by others, many who have seen combat.

Beijing sends bombers over disputed South China Sea as part of training 'to win a potential war'

52 min 33 sec ago
China's air force has again flown heavy bombers for a "combat air patrol" over the contested South China sea, part of what it calls "routine" flights in the strategic waterway.

Buckley AFB's history and influence the center of new history museum exhibit

1 hour 3 min ago
A new exhibit, "Wings to Satellites: A History of Buckley Air Force Base," will run through June 3. It aims to walk visitors through the long life of the base and raise the curtains shielding some of its mysteries.

Arizona National Guard chief fights to keep Apache helicopters

1 hour 16 min ago
The chief of the Arizona National Guard is mounting a last-ditch effort to save Apache attack-helicopter training at the Silverbell Army Heliport near Marana, as the Army moves to transfer most of the Guard's Apaches to active-duty units.

How parts of Egypt's rugged Sinai peninsula have become a terrorist hot spot

1 hour 35 min ago
The Sinai Peninsula once had a reputation as one of the Egypt's most attractive places to visit as a foreign tourist, offering world-class resorts, rugged landscapes and incredible diving. But in recent years, a sequence of violent attacks have shaken the sparsely populated region and given it a reputation as a terrorism hot spot.

Putin peace plan gets boost as Syria opposition unites for talks

1 hour 48 min ago
Syria's fragmented opposition agreed to form a single bloc to negotiate with President Bashar Assad at a meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh, giving a boost to a Russian-led diplomatic drive to end the 6-year civil war.

Shocking sexual abuse allegations at a kindergarten in Beijing has China on edge

1 hour 58 min ago
Several parents have accused a Beijing kindergarten of drugging and sexually abusing their children, causing an upswell of anger on Chinese social media and prompting an investigation into abuse at kindergartens nationwide.

Guitars for Heroes gives vets ‘something to strive for,’ singer says

2 hours 2 min ago
Former U.S. Army Sgt. Taylor Bonham just came back from competing in the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival in Buffalo, N.Y., in late October, and he credits his faith, his wife and fellow veterans for his journey.

FCC plan will end the internet as we know it

2 hours 14 min ago
Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump’s appointee as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, presented his proposal as a means for getting government off the backs of internet providers. What he didn’t say is that his real goal is to allow big business to saddle up.

Police: US diplomat shot in foot outside Rio de Janeiro

2 hours 30 min ago
Brazilian police say an American diplomat was shot in the foot during an attempted robbery while traveling outside of Rio de Janeiro.

Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp

2 hours 37 min ago
The last asylum seekers abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea on Friday, ending a three-week standoff between police and hundreds of men who had been prepared to suffer squalid conditions without power or running water rather than move to other residences where they feared violence.

As he investigates Trump’s aides, special counsel’s record shows surprising flaws

2 hours 42 min ago
When he was named special counsel in May, Robert Mueller was hailed as the ideal lawman to investigate whether President Donald Trump’s campaign had helped with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. But Mueller's record also shows a man of fallible judgment who can be slow to alter his chosen course.

'Gunfire' sparks panic in London, but police find nothing

2 hours 59 min ago
Shoppers scattered in panic and police flooded one of London's busiest areas Friday after multiple reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus subway station.

Search for missing sub will continue, says Argentina's president

2 hours 59 min ago
Argentina's president said Friday that an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub's disappearance will be investigated.

Franken still hasn’t denied grabbing women

3 hours 3 min ago
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., has waded into the murky waters of trying to apologize for inappropriately touching women — while asserting that he didn’t intentionally do anything wrong.

Scientists explore drug’s value in treating both alcoholism and PTSD

3 hours 5 min ago
University of Maryland researchers may be taking a promising step to tackle two intractable, but often related conditions: alcoholism and post-traumatic stress disorder.

'We dare not squander the moment,' says Zimbabwe's new leader

3 hours 9 min ago
Zimbabweans must set aside "poisoned" politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadium for his inauguration.

Peace in Colombia fragile year after historic deal with FARC

3 hours 14 min ago
When rebel commander Rodrigo Londono signed a peace deal committing his troops to laying down their weapons, it was heralded as the best chance in decades to end Latin America's oldest and bloodiest armed conflict. But as war-weary Colombia marks the first anniversary of the peace accord's signing on Friday, the hopeful mood has dimmed.

Turkey: US to stop arming Syrian Kurdish fighters

3 hours 24 min ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart that the United States will no longer supply arms to Syrian Kurdish fighters.