US destroys Houthi-linked drones as Red Sea tensions simmer

The United States shot down at least 11 Houthi drones late Friday, some of them preparing to launch over the Red Sea and others already in flight. US Central Command announced late Friday afternoon that it had attacked US forces against four Houthi “unmanned aerial vehicles” that were “preparing to launch.” X Announced on Saturday. […]

Blinken scrambles as Israel, Hezbollah tensions simmer

Amid growing concerns that the Israel-Hamas war is escalating into a broader regional crisis, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Saturday spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the fourth time in just three months. He began an emergency visit to the Middle East. State Department spokesman Matthew Miller said the two men […]

Late summer simmer for much of the US Labor Day weekend

Labor Day weekend is here, but you don’t have to kiss summer goodbye just yet. Meteorologists say there are a few more days of swimming and the heat and humidity will last a little longer. AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pidinowski said Monday will be the hottest and wettest in the New York City area over […]