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Gangs target peaceful communities in new attacks on Haiti’s capital

By PIERRE-RICHARD LUXAMA Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Armed gangs launched new attacks in the suburbs of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, with heavy gunfire echoing across once-peaceful communities near the Haitian capital. Associated Press journalists reported seeing at ...

Astronaut Thomas Stafford, commander of Apollo 10, has died at age 93

By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford, who commanded a dress rehearsal flight for the 1969 moon landing and the first U.S.-Soviet space linkup, died Monday. He was 93. Stafford, a retired Air Force three-star general, took part in four space ...

1 killed in shootings at Jacksonville Beach on St. Patrick’s Day

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a series of shootings in Jacksonville Beach that left one person dead during the busy St. Patrick's Day weekend. Three other people were in serious condition after the shootings Sunday night, Jacksonville Beach Police Chief Gene Paul Smith ...