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Obama aide visits China after South China Sea ruling
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice held talks in Beijing on Monday with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China's expansive claims in the South China Sea.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:06:54 -0400
Civilian casualties increase as Afghan troops battle Taliban: U.N.
By Josh Smith KABUL (Reuters) - Civilians are being killed and wounded in record numbers in Afghanistan, the United Nations reported on Monday, just days after one of the deadliest attacks ever in Kabul. Overall at least 1,601 civilians were killed and 3,565 wounded in the war in the first six months of 2016, the United Nations reported, as insurgent groups like the Taliban try to topple the government installed in Kabul after the 2001 U.S.-led military intervention. Anti-government groups, the largest of which is the Taliban, accounted for at least 60 percent of non-combatants killed and wounded.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:03:50 -0400
Brandi Chastain: On headers, concussions, soccer wages
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:02:49 -0400
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