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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State attack on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq that killed U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise that, if anticipated, might have turned out differently, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday.
Red Hot Chili Peppers on Thursday announced their first album in five years, with the rockers switching producers but keeping their signature funky touches. The Los Angeles band, among leading figures in the alternative rock boom of the 1990s, said that its 11th studio album, "The Getaway," would come out on June 17. The Chili Peppers immediately put out a single from the album, "Dark Necessities," which opens with a solo by bassist Flea before building over five minutes.