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Defying U.S., Iran unveils new missile during parade

Sep 22, 2017

Defying U.S., Iran unveils new missile during parade

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has unveiled its latest ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers — about 1,250 miles— capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel. The unveiling came during a military parade on Friday in Tehran. The parade commemorates the 1980s ...

Puerto Rican astronaut gets double dose of hurricanes

Sep 22, 2017

Puerto Rican astronaut gets double dose of hurricanes

Space station astronaut Joe Acaba is getting a double dose of hurricanes — even in orbit. Harvey flooded his home in Houston last month. Now Maria has slammed into Puerto Rico, his family's homeland. In an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, the first astronaut ...

Puerto Rico flooded, in tatters, out of power in wake of Maria

Sep 22, 2017

Puerto Rico flooded, in tatters, out of power in wake of Maria

Puerto Rico grappled with the prospect of more flooding on top of an island-wide power outage following Hurricane Maria as the death toll from the powerful storm hit 21, most of them on the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica. President Donald Trump declared Puerto Rico ...

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report

Sep 22, 2017

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report

Frequent breakdowns of advanced uranium enrichment devices have inadvertently helped Iran comply with restrictions in the international agreement curbing its nuclear program, according to a new report by a Washington-based think tank. Iranian compliance also is due to tougher policing by U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

Pilots at fault in Pence plane's October airport skid

Sep 22, 2017

Pilots at fault in Pence plane's October airport skid

Pilots landing a plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport while carrying then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence made "several failures in close succession" that caused the plane to end up in a field of arrestor beds close to a highway, investigators said Thursday. The ...