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Honduran migrants bound to the U.S border climb into the bed of a truck in Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemala again Wednesday, hoping to reach the United States despite President Donald Trump's threat to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Mexico asks U.N. for help with migrant caravan

- The Washington Times

Mexico has asked the United Nations for assistance with the migrant caravan knocking on its border, saying international officials must help figure out who deserves asylum and who should be deported or refused entry.

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In this Oct. 16, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs impact of Saudi arms deal

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage.

Trump space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

- Associated Press

With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service - a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" - President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial.

Guards of honor carry a photo of Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar police chief, who was killed by a guard, during his burial ceremony in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Afghanistan's election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. delegation that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including the province's police chief. (AP Photo)

Attack in Afghanistan is a reminder of formidable task

- Associated Press

A brazen attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a stark reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces as it tries to extricate America from its longest war.

Today in History

- Associated Press

Today in History

3 generations of Parris Island Marines meet for 'rare' honor

- Associated Press

In July, when a recruiter came to pick up their son bound for boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Maureen Guarino remembers her husband telling her, "'I don't know how you keep doing this.'"

In this photo provided by European Space Agency (ESA), The Ariane 5 rocket carrying BepiColombo lifts off from its launch pad at Kourou in French Guiana, for the mission to Mercury, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (ESA via AP)

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

- Associated Press

European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit Saturday for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.

Trump's national security adviser heads to Moscow

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump's national security adviser will raise thorny subjects with his counterparts when he visits Moscow to help craft a script for another high-level meeting between Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin.

Ex-Navy commander gets more than 2 years in bribery case

Associated Press

A former U.S. Navy commander has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to accepting lavish dinners, drinks and the services of prostitutes in exchange for providing ship schedules to a Malaysian defense contractor at the center of one of the military's worst corruption scandals.

Heart transplant program changes chief after patient deaths

Associated Press

A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive after a series of media reports on an unusual number of patient deaths.