Iran says US Navy fires warning shots near its vessels

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Saturday a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier fired a warning shot in an "unprofessional" confrontation with Iranian vessels, the official IRNA news agency reported.


House overwhelmingly backs intelligence bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday strongly backed a sweeping intelligence authorization bill that supports critical national security programs, including those addressing counterterrorism and cyberattacks, and takes a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump.

  • Written by By KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Yellowstone to punish workers for misconduct

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found female employees were subjected to sexual harassment and other problems.


  • Written by By MATTHEW BROWN , Associated Press

House moves to extend choice program, end VA budget crisis


WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to address a budget shortfall at the Department of Veterans Affairs that threatens medical care for thousands of veterans.

  • Written by By HOPE YEN and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press