Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 US sailors missing
Asia

Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 US sailors missing

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft searched Saturday for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided before dawn with a container ship four times its size off the coast of Japan. The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in Yokosuka Naval Base south of Tokyo … Continue reading

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Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges
Celebrities / Sports

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair has been arrested on weapons and marijuana-related charges during a traffic stop in Brooklyn. Police say the 32-year-old Telfair and another man were arrested early Sunday morning after police found firearms, a semi-automatic rifle, ammunition, a ballistic vest and marijuana inside their vehicle. It wasn’t clear … Continue reading

Prosecutor: Woman in texting suicide case wanted attention
Health

Prosecutor: Woman in texting suicide case wanted attention

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The prosecution and the defense painted starkly contrasting pictures Tuesday of the Massachusetts woman charged with manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend through text messages to kill himself. Michelle Carter, 20, played a “sick game” with the life of Conrad Roy III, prosecutor Maryclare Flynn said in opening statements at Carter’s … Continue reading

AP FACT CHECK: A rash of Trump statements under scrutiny
Celebrities / National / Politics

AP FACT CHECK: A rash of Trump statements under scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has reopened his Twitter spigot now that his foreign trip is over, so brace yourself. The intensifying investigations into Russian interference in the election and the potential involvement of associates have reached his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and appear to have caught the president in a bare-knuckled mood. Even the … Continue reading