Harvey regains tropical storm strength in Gulf of Mexico

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Long lines extended from grocery stores along the Texas Gulf Coast early Thursday as residents braced for a slow-moving tropical storm that forecasters say could drop as much as 20 inches of rain.


Danish police search for dead Swedish journalist's clothes

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The headless torso of Swedish reporter Kim Wall, whose death after taking a trip on a homemade submarine remains a mystery, was found naked and police are now searching for her clothes, Danish police said Thursday.

  • Written by By JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press

Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Over the course of 24 hours, President Donald Trump gave one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own Republican Party, and a second urging national unity and love.

  • Written by By JULIE BYKOWICZ and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Syria opposition told to come to terms with Assad's survival

BEIRUT (AP) — As Damascus reverses military losses in much of the country's strategically important west, and foreign states cut support for rebel forces, diplomats from Washington to Riyadh are asking representatives of Syria's opposition to come to terms with President Bashar Assad's political survival.

  • Written by By PHILIP ISSA , Associated Press