- Officials say Trump's Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days.
- US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain
SINGAPORE (AP) — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander said Tuesday as he promised a full investigation.
- Italian boy credited with helping save brother after quake
MILAN (AP) — An Italian family of five was "reborn" after all three children buried in the rubble of their home by a 4.0-magnitude quake were pulled to safety Tuesday in a painstaking 16-hour rescue operation on the popular Mediterranean resort island of Ischia.
- Suspect says imam planned to blow himself up in Barcelona
MADRID (AP) — An extremist cell in northeastern Spain was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed 15 people in northeastern Spain told a judge Tuesday, according to a judicial official.
- Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually committed the crime.
- Rose Bowl stars Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team
Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season and established themselves as two of the biggest stars in college football coming into 2017.
- Beckham, Marshall being listed as day to day by Giants
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is being listed as day to day with a sprained left ankle.
- Union president Winston says NFL can't afford a lockout
CINCINNATI (AP) — Players union President Eric Winston said the NFL can't afford another lockout when the collective bargaining agreement expires in 2021, even though he thinks it's inevitable.
- 50 million could watch Mayweather-McGregor in the US alone
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor's improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties.
- Double shot: Indians place Miller, Salazar on disabled list
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have more to worry about than Andrew Miller's sore right knee.