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U.S. military training jet crashes in Dallas suburb, injuring both pilots and damaging several homes

Sep. 19, 2021 14:55 PM EDT
LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — U.S. military training jet crashes in Dallas suburb, injuring both pilots and damaging several homes.

North Dakota National Guard resumes COVID-19 duty

Sep. 19, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dozens of North Dakota National Guard members are resuming support for the state’s coronavirus pandemic response, military officials said. The Guard announced Friday that about 50 of its members are assisting the state Health Department with...

Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies

Sep. 19, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His pitch for greater global partnership comes at a moment when allies are becoming...

History's scars laid bare at former Indian boarding school

Sep. 19, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Ernest House Jr. pulled the plaque off one of the stone columns beneath the clock tower at the heart of Fort Lewis College, one of three panels that for the last two decades have offered an inaccurate portrayal of federal Indian boarding schools. ...

Fearful US residents in Afghanistan hiding out from Taliban

Sep. 18, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

Every night in yet another house in Afghanistan’s capital, a U.S. green card-holding couple from California take turns sleeping, with one always awake to watch over their three young children so they can flee if they hear the footsteps of the Taliban. They’ve moved...

National Guard has a readiness center in northern Maine

Sep. 18, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — National Guard soldiers have a new readiness center in northern Maine. The facility in Presque Isle, in Aroostook County, will house the 185th Engineer Support Company, replacing its old center in Caribou. The unit continues to maintain a...

Body of 2nd missing kayaker found off Pictured Rocks in UP

Sep. 18, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — Searchers have recovered a second body after two kayakers went missing in Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The kayakers were reported missing Thursday night in the Upper Peninsula. The bodies were recovered Friday. ...

Afghan survivors of errant US drone strike seek probe

Sep. 18, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A survivor of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of his family demanded Saturday that those responsible be punished and said Washington's apology was not enough. The family also seeks financial compensation and relocation to the...

Remains of Korean War soldier identified as Oklahoma native

Sep. 18, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army soldier killed during the Korean War have been identified as an Oklahoma native, according to the U.S. Army. The remains are those of Sgt. Billy Rodgers of Panama, Oklahoma, who was 19 when he disappeared on Dec. 2., 1950....

Pennsylvania woman pulled from Lake Erie off Ohio beach dies

Sep. 18, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman was pronounced dead after she was pulled from waters of Lake Erie off a beach in Ohio. The Coast Guard says it received a report from Cleveland emergency medical personnel shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday that...