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Congress considers the fate of the Navy's speedy but troubled combat ship

Th Littoral Combat Ship has been plagued with delays, mechanical problems and cost overruns. Should Congress buy more while the Navy plans a new ship?

Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake

The 8.1-quake hit off Mexico's southern coast, toppling houses in Chiapas state and causing buildings more than 600 miles away in Mexico City to sway violently.

​S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

Seoul's Unification Ministry spokeswoman Eugene Lee said Friday that Pyongyang could potentially conduct its next ICBM tests this weekend or around Oct. 10, another North Korean holiday marking the founding of its ruling party.

​Hurricane Irma toll hits 10, increasing threat for Florida

The storm was increasingly likely to rip into heavily populated South Florida early Sunday.

Hurricane Irma pushes toward Puerto Rico

The large storm maintained its 185-mph winds after making its first landfall on Barbuda early Wednesday.

FAQ: What to expect as DACA is phased out

President Trump’s decision to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program raises many questions about what's next. Here's what we know so far.

​Irma strengthens to Category 5 storm as it nears Caribbean

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Irma had sustained winds of 175mph (280 kph) and was centered about 270 miles (440 kilometers) east of Antigua. It was moving west at 14 mph (22 kph).

North Korea is 'begging for war,' says US ambassador to UN

Washington's ambassador to the United Nations called on the U.N. Security Council to impose "the strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang after its latest nuclear weapon test.

Royal couple William and Kate expecting third child

Kensington Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a new sibling for George, 4, and Charlotte, 2.

Man who ran into Burning Man fire dies

It happened during the festival's signature ceremony, which features a towering effigy being set on fire.

Trump, asked if he'd attack North Korea, says: 'We'll see'

North Korea claimed its most powerful nuclear test so far was a "perfect success." It's the latest step for the country as it develops weapons capable of striking anywhere in the U.S.

North Korea possibly conducts sixth nuclear test, South Korea says

The likely test is the first under the Trump administration.

Trump returns to Texas and meets with Hurricane Harvey victims

The Trump administration is asking Congress for nearly $8 billion in Hurricane Harvey aid as the search-and-rescue phase is slowly giving way to recovery more than a week after the storm slammed into southeastern Texas.

DACA's fate is in limbo until Tuesday

Trump has told immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to "rest easy," but now supporters of the Obama-era program fear it could soon be phased out.

Harvey affected at least 100,000 homes. Moving back in won't be easy

Tens of thousands of flood victims are going to need housing. It could be months, even years, before they'll be able to return home.

US shutters Russia's San Francisco consulate in retaliation

The Trump administration said the move constituted its response to the Kremlin's "unwarranted and detrimental" decision to force the U.S. to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia.