Relentless rain threatens North Carolina agricultural town

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.BURGAW, N.C. — More than a day after Florence’s eye passed through southeastern North Carolina, a slower, and potentially more destructive threat emerged: pounding rains and a storm surge that pushed rivers over their banks, overflowing into small … Read more

Border agent suspected in serial murder case

Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Sept. 15, 2018. A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify … Read more

Massachusetts gas explosions were not intentional, feds say

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Federal investigators said Saturday there doesn’t appear to be “anything intentional” behind the series of gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured 25 people and burned or damaged about six dozen homes in the Boston suburbs.Robert Sumwalt, chairman … Read more

Trump in Scotland for golf, quiet after dramatic week on world stage

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Protests in Scotland as Trump’s UK visit continuesJul.14.201802:24Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.EDINBURGH, Scotland — After a … Read more

The timing, the proof, the details: Takeaways from Mueller’s new indictments

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Doral golf course on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Florida.Evan Vucci / AP fileBreaking News EmailsGet breaking … Read more

U.S. refuses European requests for exemptions from its new sanctions on Iran

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.A woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, on May 8, 2018.Atta Kenare / AFP – Getty ImagesBreaking News EmailsGet … Read more

Serena Williams is the greatest athlete of all time. And Wimbledon proves it.

Serena Williams celebrates her semifinal victory over Germany’s Julia Görges at Wimbledon on July 12, 2018. Neil Hall / Pool via ReutersGet the Think newsletter.There was a point during Serena Williams’ quarterfinal match against Camila Giorgi on July 10 where it looked like Williams’ run towards a possible eighth title at Wimbledon and a 24th … Read more

White House: Trump-Putin summit ‘is on’ after hacking indictment

A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow’s alleged election meddling, the White House says.The pair will meet for talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, on Monday.”It’s on,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.But there are calls for the meeting to … Read more

Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure

Europe Europe Dozens hurt as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Ryanair plane descended 8,000m in seven minutes, observers say More than 30 Ryanair passengers, some bleeding from their ears, have received hospital treatment in Germany after their plane to Croatia lost cabin pressure, German police say.Flight FR7312 from Dublin … Read more

Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

Europe Europe Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village Image copyright Reuters A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes.The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move … Read more