Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions
SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 U.S. sailors missing and others injured.
Americans stake out prime viewing spots to watch the eclipse
Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun for a magical couple of minutes Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history.
Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost.
Spain: Police shoot man wearing possible bomb belt
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police outside Barcelona shot down a man wearing a possible explosives vest, the regional police force said Monday, as the manhunt intensified for the fugitive in the city's van attack.