US moves parts of controversial missile defense to SKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan.

  • Written by KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press

Turkish, US, Russian military chiefs discuss Syria tensions

BEIRUT (AP) — The top generals from Turkey, the United States and Russia met Tuesday to discuss tensions in northern Syria, where mutually suspicious forces allied with the three countries are fighting the Islamic State group.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE and SUZAN FRASER , Associated Press

What if there's no affordable insurance to buy?

Leslie Kurtz needed three plates, eight screws and a big assist from her insurer after breaking every bone in her ankle while white water rafting.

  • Written by TOM MURPHY and MEGHAN HOYER , The Associated Press

Sikhs respond to shooting near Seattle with fear, disbelief

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Fear, hurt and disbelief weighed on the minds of those who gathered at a Sikh temple after the shooting of a Sikh man who said a gunman approached him in his suburban Seattle driveway and told him "go back to your own country."

  • Written by PHUONG LE , Associated Press

New travel ban signed; Iraq not included this time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a reworked version of his controversial travel ban Monday, aiming to withstand court challenges while still barring new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and temporarily shutting down America's refugee program.

  • Written by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press