Iranian officials have slammed the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by a U.S. fighter jet over Syria as “illegal,” threatening action against Washington over the incident.
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. saw a record 50,000 new cases of COVID-19 in a single day as infections rise in 40 states. Florida set its own record for new cases with more than 10,000 -- but Gov.
By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers they say are sailing toward Venezuela with 1.1 million barrels of gasoline supplied by Iran.
In our news wrap Monday, the man known as the Golden State Killer pled guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo will be spared the death penalty but will serve life in prison without parole.
By Nasser Karimi, Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
Iranian news outlets say the coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 health care workers in the country, which is battling the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East.
In our news wrap Monday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden blasted President Trump’s handling of the pandemic. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Biden argued Trump should be working to secure the same protections for all Americans that…
By Associated Press
A missile fired during an Iranian training exercise mistakenly struck a naval vessel instead of its intended target.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Six Army soldiers who were injured in a ballistic missile attack in Iraq in January have been awarded Purple Hearts, and 23 others have been approved for the award and will get them later this week, U.S. Central Command said…
In our news wrap Wednesday, it was the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and it came as COVID-19 lockdowns have cleared air and water worldwide. Pollution in several major cities, including Paris and New Delhi, is about 50 percent lower…
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched its first satellite into space Wednesday, dramatically revealing what experts described as a secret military space program that could advance its ballistic missile development amid wider tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S.
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