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Missile again fired at U.S. Navy ship from territory in Yemen

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. Navy destroyer was targeted on Wednesday in a failed missile attack from territory in Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels, the second such incident in four days, the U.S. military said.

Flooding after hurricane swamps North Carolina towns

LUMBERTON, N.C./KINSTON, N.C. — Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state.

Trump assails U.S. House speaker Ryan and McCain as ‘disloyal’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump lashed out at U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and other "disloyal" Republicans on Tuesday and vowed to campaign in whatever style he wants now that the party establishment has largely abandoned him.

Work has begun on habitats to help humans reach Mars

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama, highlighting his pledge to send people to Mars by the 2030s, on Tuesday announced further public-private efforts to build habitats that could help humans live long-term far from the Earth.

Hundreds in North Carolina stranded in floods from hurricane

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. — Floodwaters left hundreds of people stranded in their homes and on rooftops in North Carolina early on Monday, and officials warned life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southeastern United States.

Open combat: 6 takeaways from the presidential debate

ST. LOUIS — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed in their second debate Sunday night in a flurry of biting and personal attacks over regulating taxes, Russia's role in Syria, and even which of them pushed the idea that President Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States.

Ryan distances himself from Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the U.S. Congress, took the extraordinary step on Monday of distancing himself from Donald Trump, stirring a backlash from some lawmakers and deepening a crisis over his party's struggling presidential nominee.

Jihadist’ agrees to plead guilty to terrorism, conspiracy

PHOENIX, Ariz. — An Arizona teenager who the FBI said professed himself to be an "American jihadist" has agreed to plead guilty to terrorism and conspiracy charges stemming from a suspected plot to bomb a state motor vehicle office, court documents showed on Monday.

Trump vows to stay in race after demands to quit

NEW YORK — Presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Saturday to remain in the race even as his campaign was thrown into crisis as both his wife and running mate criticized him and more than a dozen prominent Republicans withdrew support and urged him to drop out following news of a recording of him making lewd comments.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida

MIAMI — Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after killing at least 283 people in Haiti.

Obama shortens prison sentences for 102 convicts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama shortened the prison sentences for 102 convicts serving time for drug-related offenses in his latest round of commutations, the White House said on Thursday.

NSA contractor charged with stealing secret data

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FBI has arrested a National Security Agency contractor on charges of stealing highly classified information and is investigating possible links to a recent leak of secret hacking tools used to break into the computers of adversaries such as Russia and China, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

Texas to execute man who admitted to 2003 slaying

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas plans on Wednesday to execute a man who pleaded guilty to spraying a neighboring home with gunfire, kicking in the door and killing the married couple who lived there in 2003.

Road deaths jump 10.4 percent in start of 2016

ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. traffic deaths jumped 10.4 percent in the first six months of 2016 to a “crisis” level, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday.

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

California toughens rape laws after Stanford case uproar

LOS ANGELES — California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation to broaden the state’s legal definition of rape and mandate prison if the victim was unconscious, following a furor over a Stanford University sexual assault case.