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FILE - President Donald Trump welcomes Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to the White House in Washington, on May 13, 2019. Orb&aacute;n, will travel to Florida on Thursday July 11, 2024 to meet with former President Donald Trump following a NATO summit in Washington, a move likely to aggravate frustrations among his partners in the European Union over similar secretive trips he made to Russia and China in recent days.

Hungary’s nationalist leader to visit Trump at Mar-a-Lago following NATO summit

FILE - President Donald Trump welcomes Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to the White House in Washington, on May 13, 2019. Orb&aacute;n, will travel to Florida on Thursday July 11, 2024 to meet with former President Donald Trump following a NATO summit in Washington, a move likely to aggravate frustrations among his partners in the European Union over similar secretive trips he made to Russia and China in recent days.

July 11, 2024, 11:42am Nation & World

Hungary's nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, will travel to Florida on Thursday to meet with former President Donald Trump following a NATO summit in Washington, a move likely to aggravate frustrations among Western allies over similar secretive trips he made to Russia and China in recent days. Read story

California police say suspect shot and killed 4, including wife, son and parents-in-law

July 11, 2024, 11:41am Nation & World

A California man is in custody after fatally shooting his wife, their young son and his wife's parents, the Alameda Police Department said Thursday. Read story

A sign warns of a road closed by flooding in Marshfield, Vt., Thursday, July 11, 2024.

Disaster revisits Vermont as Beryl’s remnants flood the state a year after catastrophic rainfall

A sign warns of a road closed by flooding in Marshfield, Vt., Thursday, July 11, 2024.

July 11, 2024, 8:58am Nation & World

The remnants of Hurricane Beryl dumped heavy rain on Vermont, causing flooding that washed away an apartment building, knocked out bridges and cut off towns, and retraumatized a state still recovering from catastrophic flooding that hit a year ago to the day. At least one person died. Read story

2 miners are missing, 15 injured and dozens are still being rescued in Polish coal mine accident

July 11, 2024, 8:57am Nation & World

Two Polish coal miners were unaccounted for and at least 15 were injured after a powerful tremor shook the Rydultowy coal mine about 1,200 meters (4,000 feet) underground on Thursday, officials said. Rescuers struggled to reach about two dozen others. Read story

Britain&rsquo;s Prime Minister Keir Starmer, left, speaks with Ukraine&rsquo;s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a bilateral meeting at a hotel in Washington, ahead of the Nato summit, Wednesday July 10, 2024.

NATO agrees to take on coordination of some Ukraine security support. How that will work

Britain&rsquo;s Prime Minister Keir Starmer, left, speaks with Ukraine&rsquo;s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a bilateral meeting at a hotel in Washington, ahead of the Nato summit, Wednesday July 10, 2024.

July 11, 2024, 8:56am Nation & World

NATO has agreed to launch a new program to provide reliable military aid and training to Ukraine and help it get ready to join the alliance. Read story

FILE - Demonstrators cover themselves with sheets to simulate workers killed by extreme heat, June 21, 2023, during a rally by outdoor workers demanding workplace protections against extreme heat, at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in Miami.

Here’s what seems to work in Miami to keep deaths down as temperatures soar

FILE - Demonstrators cover themselves with sheets to simulate workers killed by extreme heat, June 21, 2023, during a rally by outdoor workers demanding workplace protections against extreme heat, at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in Miami.

July 11, 2024, 8:55am Nation & World

Despite a record 46-day streak of triple digit feels-like temperatures, Miami’s unprecedented brutal summer last year wasn’t that deadly, contrasting with the rest of the nation where federal records show heat fatalities nationally spiked to a 45-year high. Read story

Utility trucks sit parked at a CenterPoint Energy staging center at the Houston Race Track in Houston, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Millions of residents lost power after Hurricane Beryl made landfall.

Pressure mounts on Houston power company to quickly restore service as city sweats after Beryl

Utility trucks sit parked at a CenterPoint Energy staging center at the Houston Race Track in Houston, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Millions of residents lost power after Hurricane Beryl made landfall.

July 11, 2024, 8:54am Nation & World

Pressure mounted Wednesday on Houston’s power utility as millions of residents still had no electricity nearly three days after Hurricane Beryl made landfall, stoking questions over how a city that is all too familiar with destructive weather was unable to better withstand a Category 1 storm. Read story

From left, New Zealand&rsquo;s Prime Minister Christopher Luxon, Kim Keon See and her husband South Korea&rsquo;s President Yoon Suk Yeol, Ukraine&rsquo;s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his wife Olena Zelenska, and Japan&rsquo;s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, rwatch from the Blue Room Balcony as President Joe Biden welcome NATO allies and partners to the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, on the South Lawn for the 75th anniversary of the NATO Summit.

NATO leaders meet with Asia-Pacific partners as tensions mount with China

From left, New Zealand&rsquo;s Prime Minister Christopher Luxon, Kim Keon See and her husband South Korea&rsquo;s President Yoon Suk Yeol, Ukraine&rsquo;s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his wife Olena Zelenska, and Japan&rsquo;s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, rwatch from the Blue Room Balcony as President Joe Biden welcome NATO allies and partners to the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, on the South Lawn for the 75th anniversary of the NATO Summit.

July 11, 2024, 8:52am Nation & World

U.S. President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts were set Thursday to hold talks with Asia-Pacific leaders and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskky amid concerns about growing support from China and North Korea for the Russian invasion. Read story

FILE -Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during their meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, July 3, 2024. China has accused NATO of seeking security at the expense of others and told the alliance not to bring the same &ldquo;chaos&rdquo; to Asia. The statement from a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Thursday came a day after NATO labeled China a &ldquo;decisive enabler&rdquo; of Russia&rsquo;s war against Ukraine.

China tells NATO not to create chaos in Asia and rejects label of ‘enabler’ of Russia’s Ukraine war

FILE -Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during their meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, July 3, 2024. China has accused NATO of seeking security at the expense of others and told the alliance not to bring the same &ldquo;chaos&rdquo; to Asia. The statement from a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Thursday came a day after NATO labeled China a &ldquo;decisive enabler&rdquo; of Russia&rsquo;s war against Ukraine.

July 11, 2024, 8:51am Nation & World

China accused NATO on Thursday of seeking security at the expense of others and told the alliance not to bring the same “chaos” to Asia, a reflection of its determination to oppose strengthening ties between NATO members and Asian nations such as Japan, South Korea and the Philippines. Read story

Members of the congregation attend a morning service and vigil at St James&rsquo;s church following the deaths of three women who were killed in an attack at their home, on Tuesday in Bushey, England, Thursday July 11, 2024. A man suspected of killing the wife and daughters of a BBC radio sports commentator with a crossbow is being treated in a hospital after being found injured in a cemetery. Kyle Clifford is suspected of attacking Carol Hunt, 61, and her daughters Hannah, 28 and Louise, 25.

UK mulls tighter use of crossbows as tributes pour in for 3 women killed

Members of the congregation attend a morning service and vigil at St James&rsquo;s church following the deaths of three women who were killed in an attack at their home, on Tuesday in Bushey, England, Thursday July 11, 2024. A man suspected of killing the wife and daughters of a BBC radio sports commentator with a crossbow is being treated in a hospital after being found injured in a cemetery. Kyle Clifford is suspected of attacking Carol Hunt, 61, and her daughters Hannah, 28 and Louise, 25.

July 11, 2024, 8:51am Nation & World

A man suspected of killing two sisters and their mother in a crossbow attack was being treated in a major trauma center at a London hospital on Thursday as police carried out further searches of properties. Read story