- Military base near DC on lockdown, active shooter report
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — Joint Base Andrews tweeted Thursday that the base was on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter and that first responders are now on scene to secure the base.
- Turkish authorities identify suicide bombers; death toll 43
ISTANBUL (AP) — The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul airport were a Russian, an Uzbek and a Kyrgyz, a senior Turkish official said Thursday, hours after police carried out sweeping raids across the city looking for Islamic State suspects. Tuesday's gunfire and suicide bombing attack at Ataturk Airport killed 43 people and wounded more than 230 others.
- Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence.
- Boris bows out: UK shock as Johnson ditches Tory leader bid
LONDON (AP) — The race to become Britain's next prime minister took a dramatic and surprising turn Thursday, with former London Mayor Boris Johnson — popular with the public and widely considered a front-runner — ruling himself out of the race after the defection of a key ally.
- Report: US sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weak leadership, poor judgment, a lack of "warfighting toughness" and a litany of errors led to the embarrassing capture and detention by Iran of 10 U.S. sailors in the Persian Gulf in January, according to a Navy investigation released Thursday.
- 5 Americans advance in early play on Day 4 at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) — Five American players picked up victories at Wimbledon on Thursday as the tournament scrambled to get back on schedule after two days of bad weather.
- The Latest: Phelps will see new faces on Rio Olympic team
The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):
- NBA free agency just hours away and all eyes are on Durant
Miami President Pat Riley is a big fan of the symbolic 12:01 a.m. phone call to his team's top targets. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich says he would rather be sleeping at that moment. And more than $1 billion in deals will likely be hammered out in the next couple of days alone.
- NHL free agent pool is deep even without Stamkos
The big fish is gone, so now teams will circle around the other targets when NHL free agency opens Friday.
- For Michael Phelps, the 5th Olympics may mean the most yet
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time.