10 killed in blitz car bomb attack in Egypt's Sinai

 

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic militants unleashed a suicide car bomb and heavy gunfire on an Egyptian military checkpoint in northeastern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, leaving 10 security troops including a special forces colonel dead and wounding at least 20, authorities said.

  • Written by By ASHRAF SWEILAM , Associated Press

Expectations low, NYC commuters brace for a 'summer of hell'

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive two-month repair project will launch Monday at the country's busiest train station, temporarily exacerbating the daily commuting struggle during what New York's governor has predicted will be a "summer of hell."

NYC commute

  • Written by By DAVID PORTER , Associated Press

Trump administration backs Texas voter ID law in court

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration says Texas has scrubbed its voter ID law of any potential discrimination and wants a judge who once compared the measure to a "poll tax" on minorities and the poor to resist further action.

  • Written by By PAUL J. WEBER , Associated Press

Tumor gene testing urged to tell if drug targets your cancer

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colon cancer. Uterine cancer. Pancreatic cancer. Whatever the tumor, the more gene mutations lurking inside, the better chance your immune system has to fight back.

CancerGeneTesting

  • Written by By LAURAN NEERGAARD , AP Medical Writer