Road to recovery could test patience of Matthew victims

TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiajuana Williams lives in a one-story apartment building in Princeville, North Carolina, that was flooded by a river bulging with rainwater from Hurricane Matthew. Before driving out of town in her Honda Civic ahead of the storm, she hurriedly packed a small bag with little more than a change of clothes.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

24 killed in stampede ahead of Hindu ceremony in India

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 20 others injured in a stampede that occurred as they were crossing a crowded bridge to reach a Hindu religious ceremony in northern India on Saturday, police said.

  • Written by BISWAJEET BANERJEE, Associated Press

Security tight at Indian beach resort venue of BRICS summit

BENAULIM, India (AP) — India's beach resort state of Goa was turned into a high-security zone Saturday, with thousands of paramilitary troops, coast guard personnel and police officers guarding venues where the leaders of five emerging market economies are meeting over the weekend.

  • Written by NIRMALA GEORGE, Associated Press

Navy's new destroyer rides like 'a really souped-up' SUV

BALTIMORE (AP) — What's a ride like in the Navy's largest and most sophisticated new destroyer? Capt. James Kirk compares it to "a really souped-up sport utility vehicle."

  • Written by BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press