Nation & World

North Korea says it carried out ‘very important test’

North Korea says it has carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site.

National Politics

American Samoa declares measles outbreak, closes schools

The government of American Samoa declared that the U.

Nation & World

4 dead in shooting steps from Mexican presidential residence

Mexican authorities say four people have been shot to death in the capital’s historic center, just steps from an entrance to the official residence of the president.


Police: Houston officer shot, suspect being sought

A Houston police officer has been shot and a suspect is being sought.

Nation & World

Kyodo: Historical documents show Japan’s role in sex slaves

Kyodo News service has reported historical documents show the Japanese Imperial Army asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers.

Nation & World

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas sites in Gaza after 3 rockets

Israeli aircraft have bombed several militants’ sites in Gaza hours after three rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave toward southern Israel.

National Politics

Schumer-Long Island Potatoes

New York Sen.

Nation & World

Co-inventor of New Orleans ‘hand grenade’ cocktail dies

The co-founder of a chain of bars in New Orleans’ French Quarter who helped create an iconic cocktail known as the “hand grenade” has died.

Nation & World

Gunmen target Brazil indigenous people, killing two

Brazilian officials say two indigenous people in the country’s Maranhao state have been killed by gunmen who opened fire from a car.

Nation & World

Army football removes motto from spirit flag

The U.