Fort Hood deaths in flooding raises questions about training

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Nine Fort Hood soldiers who died when a rain-swollen creek swept their vehicle into rushing waters were in the right place for their intended training, according to the U.S. Army.

  • Written by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

Seine River peaks in Paris, museums to be shut for days

PARIS (AP) — The Seine River peaked early Saturday around Paris, hitting its highest level in nearly 35 years — almost 4.5 meters (15 feet) above average — and authorities warned it could take up to ten days for the river to return to normal.

  • Written by SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

Hong Kong students split from Tiananmen anniversary vigil

HONG KONG (AP) — While Hong Kongers crammed into a park Saturday to remember the victims of China's bloody crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 27 years ago, many student groups held rival events in a sign of the widening rift in the city's pro-democracy movement.

  • Written by KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press