US sailors who died in destroyer-container ship crash

Among the seven U.S. Navy sailors who died in the Saturday collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine-flagged container ship off Japan were an Ohioan expecting to retire soon, a Maryland man his father called his best friend, and a former volunteer firefighter in his Virginia hometown.



'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 to share life's data

NEW YORK (AP) — Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.

  • Written by By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press

Russia warns US after downing of Syrian warplane

MOSCOW (AP) — Warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition operating over Syrian government-controlled areas west of the Euphrates River will be tracked as potential targets, Russia's Defense Ministry said Monday, a day after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian air force jet.

  • Written by By NATALIYA VASILYEVA and BASSEM MROUE , Associated Press

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says its ballistic missile strike targeting the Islamic State group in Syria was not only a response to deadly attacks in Tehran, but a powerful message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States, one that could add to already soaring regional tensions.

  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press