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Saudi Arabia's military displays what it says is wreckage from drones and cruise missiles used to attack Saudi Aramco oil facilities. A Saudi spokesman says the weapons did not come from Yemen, as a rebel group has claimed, but from Iran.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 15:42

"This attack did not originate from Yemen despite Iran's best efforts to appear so," said Saudi Col. Turki al-Malki. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called it an "act of war" against the kingdom.

A roadside tobacco shop vendor displays an e-cigarette in New Delhi, India, Wednesday. India's government has decided to ban the products.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 15:41

The government expressed alarm at the growing rate of use by young people and possible health hazards.

A diver maintains an open-water cage where tuna are being farmed in Izmir, Turkey. In the U.S., federally controlled ocean waters have been off limits to aquaculture, curbing the industry's growth. But the tide may be turning.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:29

Advocates say farmed seafood is more sustainable than wild-caught. Critics say these farms pollute surrounding waters. Federal waters have been off-limits to aquaculture, but that may soon change.

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:03

Mitchell, the chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News and anchor of her own MSNBC show, looks back on her career in journalism. She's receiving a lifetime achievement Emmy on Sept. 24.

Mike Folmer was arrested on Tuesday on child pornography charges filed by the state Attorney General's Office. According to charging documents, Folmer told police he had been "dealing with some personal problems."
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:57

Mike Folmer, 63, was arrested at his home on Tuesday. According to court documents, he told police that he "had been dealing with some personal problems."

Parts of Texas and Louisiana are under flash flood warnings from Tropical Depression Imelda. Out in the Atlantic, Hurricane Humberto is forecast to pass close to Bermuda.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:50

Houston, Galveston and other parts of eastern Texas have been warned that isolated rain totals of 20 to 25 inches are possible through Friday.

A colored computerized tomography (CT) scan of an axial section of the brain of a 59-year-old patient with a malignant (cancerous) glioblastoma brain tumor.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:29

Researchers say certain brain cancers tap electrical signals from healthy cells to fuel their growth. The finding could lead to treatments for deadly tumors like the one that killed Sen. John McCain.

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:08

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected.

A wildfire blazes near the town of Roboré, in eastern Bolivia's Santa Cruz region, on Aug. 21.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:07

Firefighters, troops and volunteers have been working for the past two months to put out some of the worst blazes in the country's recent history.

President Trump and new national security adviser Robert O'Brien
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:02

O'Brien has been working in the State Department as the administration's hostage negotiator. He'll replace former Ambassador John Bolton, who parted company with Trump.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has said he's not predicting a recession, but the trade war could hurt business spending. "Uncertainty around trade policy is causing some companies to hold back now on investment," he said this month.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:06

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point. That could give a lift to the stock market but may not do much to help the economy amid the trade war.

Stephen Tilder, the executive chef at Chase Field in Phoenix, holds the SI Cover Dog, a collaboration with a <em>Sports Illustrated</em> reporter.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:06

This season, baseball stadium chefs have gotten creative with over-the-top hot dogs and brats. At Phoenix's Chase Field, fans can try them topped with everything from tater tots to mac and cheese.

Ric Peralta and his wife Lisa are both able to check Ric's blood sugar levels at any time, using the Dexcom app and an arm patch that measures the levels and sends the information wirelessly.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 04:59

Type 1 diabetes can be well managed with insulin if blood sugar is consistently monitored. But insurance rules can make it hard for patients to get the medical supplies their doctors say they need.

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 04:59

National elections were held Tuesday in Israel, and the country's two main political parties are deadlocked. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fate is in limbo.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 04:04

The preliminary results show yet another near deadlock between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and its main centrist rival.


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