Housing options help autistic adults find independence

DALLAS (AP) — Masha Gregory was nervous to move out of her parents' home and into her own place, where the 26-year-old Pennsylvania woman worried about making friends and being away from her parents. But after living in her own apartment at a complex that focuses on adults with autism, she's made new friends and found she loves her independence.

  • Written by JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

Alarming rise in attacks on South Sudan civilians, UN says

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Civilians and aid workers in South Sudan have seen an alarming rise in attacks and harassment in the past week, the United Nations said Saturday, as the East African country faces both civil war and famine.

  • Written by JUSTIN LYNCH, Associated Press

Filipino Bataan Death March survivors mark 75th anniversary

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ramon Regalado was starving and sick with malaria when he slipped away from his Japanese captors during the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March in the Philippines, escaping a brutal trudge through steamy jungle that killed hundreds of Americans and thousands of Filipinos who fought for the U.S. during World War II.

  • Written by JANIE HAR, Associated Press

US strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Assad

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. missile attack caused heavy damage to one of Syria's biggest and most strategic air bases, used to launch warplanes to strike opposition-held areas throughout Syria.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE , Associated Press