High temps in N. Taiwan to drop by 7 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a northeast monsoon, the early morning low temperature in northern Taiwan will drop to 18 degrees Celsius and high temperatures are expected to decrease b...

US expands 'catch and release' amid surge in migrants

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The surge of migrant families arriving at the southern border has led the Trump administration to dramatically expand a practice President Donald Trump has long mocked as "catch ...

Taiwan’s Yunlin petitions to authorities to permit migrants to work as agricultural helpers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Yunlin County Magistrate Chang Li-shan (張麗善) petitioned Taiwan’s agriculture and labor authorities to introduce migrant workers to solve the problem of labor shortages in...

Mercury could drop by 10 degrees tonight in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are expected to plummet today by up to 10 degrees Celsius, as a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens, according to the Cent...

Storm spreading from Midwest to the Northeast

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A storm that dropped several inches of snow in the central United States over the weekend is spreading to the Northeast, where it could disrupt Monday morning commutes. ...

Snow could fall on 3 of Taiwan's peaks this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass arrives tonight, there is a "high probability of snowfall" on three of Taiwan's mountains over this weekend, according to Central W...

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40 percent

DETROIT (AP) — Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found. The study...

Testimony: Cold temperatures at federal prison preceded fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Prison employees and inmates say chilly temperatures inside a New York City federal lockup came weeks before a fire left some inmates without heat, light, hot water, and attorney and f...

The Latest: Zebra dies in Indiana from extreme cold

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a major snowstorm and frigid weather in the Midwest (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A northern Indiana sheriff says a zebra has died at a ...

Atlanta preps for possible snow, ice ahead of Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 100 flights have been canceled Tuesday at Atlanta's airport and city leaders say they fear ice could slicken streets and freeways just as thousands of fans begin pouring into ...

Taiwanese netizens mock shoddy workmanship on Kaohsiung road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a netizen posted video of flimsy white lines on a road in Kaohsiung, netizens were quick to blame Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), but a different government department ...

Temperature in N. Taiwan to plunge below 10 degrees tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for much of northern Taiwan as a strong continental cold air mass is set to send the temperature plunging belo...

Japanese fans celebrate Osaka's rise to top of tennis world

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fans celebrated Naomi Osaka's Australian Open title on Saturday, saying her win will serve as an inspiration to future generations. Osaka beat Petra Kvitova 7-6...

Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

ERNUL, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a 3-year-old boy who was missing for two days has been found alive in good health near the home he disappeared from. In a news re...

Deep freeze, wind chills of minus 50 coming to Upper Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Upper Midwest is about to plunge into a deep freeze. The National Weather Service says the wind chill factor could dip to 40 to 50 degrees below zero (40 to 45...