Afghan girls robotics team to compete after visa obstacles

WASHINGTON (AP) — A robotics team comprised of six girls from Afghanistan will enter a robot in an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from President Donald Trump. The opening ceremony for the three-day high...

Report: UAE behind hacking of Qatari media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries, according to a Sunday report by The Washington...

9 dead, boy missing in flash flood at Arizona swimming hole

A Department of Public Safety helicopter hovers over as a mortuary vehicle awaits for victims on the parking lot of Water Well Campground in the Tonto National Forest, Ariz, Sunday morning, July 16, 2017, following Saturday’s deadly flash-flooding at Cold Springs canyon....

A look at deadly flooding incidents in slot canyons

Nine people were killed when floodwaters from a sudden rainstorm thundered through a tranquil swimming area in Tonto National Forest. Crews continue to search Sunday afternoon for a person still unaccounted for, a day after the flash flood hit the Cold Springs canyon, located...

At least 4 dead in flash floods at Arizona swimming hole

PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. Water Wheel Fire and Medical District Fire...

Park wins US Women’s Open in front of President Trump

South Korea’s Sung Hyun Park tees off on the fourth hole during the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open Golf tournament Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park won the U.S. Women’s Open on...

Hamlin wins at New Hampshire, ends JGR’s winless streak

Driver Denny Hamlin celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series 301 auto race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday at New...

Bryson DeChambeau rallies to win John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Third-round leader Patrick Rodgers knew that it would take a ton of birdies Sunday to win the John Deere Classic. Bryson DeChambeau took that advice to heart. DeChambeau overcame a four-stroke deficit to beat Rodgers by a stroke for his first PGA Tour...

Hamlin ends Joe Gibbs Racing winless skid at New Hampshire

Driver Martin Truex Jr., bottom right, leads the pack going into the first turn of the NASCAR Cup Series 301 auto race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday, July 16, 2017.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson...

Flash flood kills 8 at Arizona swimming hole

TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — At least eight people were killed and others were believed missing when floodwaters from a sudden rainstorm barreled through a normally tranquil swimming area in Tonto National Forest where more than 100 people were taking refuge from...