Things to know about the flu shot: Lots of options this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Give flu vaccine another chance: This year's version got a recipe change that should make it more effective after last winter's misery from a nasty surprise strain of virus.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

AP PHOTOS: For newest arrivals to Europe lots of emotion

MYTILENE, Greece (AP) — It's a small step in a long and uncertain escape from civil war and the Islamic State in Syria and difficult circumstances in other nations — but perhaps one of the most emotional.

  • Written by PETROS GIANNAKOURIS, Associated Press

AP sources: Marines seek to close combat jobs to women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marine Corps is expected to ask that women not be allowed to compete for several front-line combat jobs, inflaming tensions between Navy and Marine leaders, U.S. officials say.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Taliban attack on Pakistan base kills 20; 16 die in mosque

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A brazen Taliban attack on a Pakistani military base on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar killed 20 people on Friday, including 16 worshippers who were gunned down when the militants stormed a mosque inside the compound during prayers.

  • Written by RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press MUNIR AHMED, Associated Press