Rise in US deaths in Afghanistan clouds outlook for peace

A rash of American combat deaths in Afghanistan puts a spotlight on a stalemated 17-year war that is testing President Donald Trump's commitment to pursuing pea
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Christmas tree from Nova Scotia to be lit at Boston Common

Boston is getting ready to celebrate the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas tree in the Boston Common
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New assessment: 'Little clear progress' in Afghanistan war

A new assessment of U.S.-led efforts to compel the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal in Afghanistan says there has been "little clear progress" in recent months
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Shaheen, Tillis lead delegation to security forum

Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina are leading a bipartisan delegation attending an internat
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MacKinnon, Rantanen help Avs rally for 6-3 win over Bruins

Nathan MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking goal with 10:58 remaining, Semyon Varlamov made 20 saves and the Colorado Avalanche rallied past the Boston Bruins 6-3 i
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Boston Christmas tree about to make journey from Nova Scotia

The Christmas tree that will be displayed in the Boston Common is getting ready to make its journey from Nova Scotia
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1 Canadian returned, 1 remains in US after border incident

Officials say one of the Canadians accused of causing a disruption at the border at Houlton, Maine, that halted traffic for hours is facing charges in his home
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2 arrested for disruption at US-Canada border in Maine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says two people are in custody after causing a disruption at the edge of Maine and Canada that halted traffic at the border c
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74 years on, 7 UK WWII airmen laid to rest in Albania

An official funeral ceremony was held Wednesday in the Albanian capital of Tirana to bury the remains of seven U.K. military whose plane crashed in Albania duri
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Remains of 7 UK WWII military buried at cemetery in Albania

An official funeral ceremony was held Wednesday in the Albanian capital of Tirana to bury the remains of seven U.K. military whose plane crashed in Albania duri
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Inmate who escaped from North Carolina prison still loose

Prison officials say an inmate who broke out of a North Carolina prison is still on the loose
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Inmate missing from North Carolina prison

Officials in North Carolina are searching for an inmate who is missing from a minimum security state prison
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Plan to name Nova Scotia parkway for Crosby hits roadblock

Government power play: Plan to rename Nova Scotia parkway for Sidney Crosby hits roadblock
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Devils' Hischier latest in line of skilled Swiss forwards

Nico Hischier is the latest in a strong line of Swiss forwards to make an impact in the NHL
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Board tasked with developing cancer research center to meet

A Virginia state board tasked with developing plans for a cancer research and treatment center is set to convene for the first time
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Fast-skating Avs center MacKinnon speeds toward success

Colorado Avalanche fast-skating center Nathan MacKinnon cemented himself as one of the top players in the game with a 39-goal, 58-assist season
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Death row inmates dies of natural causes

North Carolina officials say a death row inmate has died of natural causes
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Suspect in fatal New London shooting returned to Connecticut

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in the basement of a New London home in December is back in Connecticut
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Man wanted in connection to murder arrested

A man suspected of murder in Connecticut has been arrested in Massachusetts as police investigated a string of break-ins
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The Latest: MGM inks 2 deals targeting sports betting market

Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International has reached two key agreements with other gambling companies as the race for the newly created U.S. sports betting mar
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The Latest: Bally's Atlantic City accepts 1st sports bet

A third Atlantic City casino is now taking sports bets as Bally's opens its betting windows
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Sidney Crosby honored as top athlete in Nova Scotia history

Sidney Crosby has been honored as the top athlete in Nova Scotia history
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16-year-old Thai goes ace-albatross in AJGA event

A 16-year-old Thai player made a hole-in-one and an albatross on consecutive holes in an American Junior Golf Association tournament
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Coast Cutter Healy returns to Seattle homeport

The crew of a Coast Guard icebreaker returned to their homeport in Seattle following the ship's annual artic deployment
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