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

Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills 1

BEIRUT (AP) — Warplanes struck a northern Syrian town Saturday where a chemical attack killed scores of people earlier this week, killing one person and wounding another as Turkey described the U.S. missile attack on an air base as a "cosmetic intervention" unless it removes President Bashar Assad from power.


2 Marines demoted, more investigated in nude photo probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two male Marines have been demoted and about two dozen other military members are being investigated in connection with nude photographs that were shared online, the Marine Corps said Friday.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Impeachment report gives look into Alabama governor scandal

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley won a court fight to halt his looming impeachment hearings but couldn't prevent the release of an investigative report that describes his paranoia and obsession over trying to keep his romance with a staffer from becoming public.

  • Written by KIM CHANDLER and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press