US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash

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.

USJapanShip 1

  • Written by By EUGENE HOSHIKO and KOJI UEDA, Associated Press

UK royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

LONDON (AP) — A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies.

LondonFire

  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press

Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

BEIRUT (AP) — Uncertainty and confusion surrounded the fate of the head of the Islamic State group Friday as Russia announced it may have killed him in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group's self-declared capital in Syria, but U.S. officials said there was no definitive proof of his death.

  • Written by By ZEINA KARAM and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press

If it flies or hovers, it will be at the Paris Air Show

 

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show with their battle for ever-larger slices of the lucrative pie in the sky, a lot of the really interesting stuff will be going on elsewhere at the upcoming biennial aviation and defense industry gathering.

PairsAirShow

  • Written by By JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press

Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners

A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants.

UShousing

  • Written by By ALEX VEIGA , AP Business Writer