Spain saves 933 migrants, waits for another 630 on Aquarius

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 933 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days.


Alberto begins to dissipate, leaving deaths, flooding behind

Remnants of the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season are pushing into Canada, but Alberto's heavy rains have drenched the Southern Appalachians, claiming lives in raging flash floods, triggering mudslides and washing away bridges.

  • Written by By JEFFREY S. COLLINS and SARAH RANKIN , Associated Press

Fighting rages around airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led forces fought to retake the international airport of Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida from the Shiite Houthi rebels, Yemeni officials and witnesses said on Saturday, as combat intensified for the starving nation's main gateway for food shipments.

  • Written by By AHMED AL-HAJ , Associated Press

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.

  • Written by By STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press