Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has...

Bilbao wins Stage 7; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro

L'AQUILA, Italy (AP) — Pello Bilbao won the seventh stage of the Giro d'Italia with a late attack while Valero Conti held onto the overall leader's pink jersey Friday. Bilbao was par...

5.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Central America

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake has shaken Nicaragua and El Salvador, where buildings swayed and were evacuated in the capital. The U.S. Geological...

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. He ...

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap

PENITAS, Panama (AP) — Venise Felizor lay on a mattress in a warehouse-turned-shelter on a hot, sticky afternoon with her 20-month-old son, Wesly, in her arms, the boy coughing and wailing after suffe...

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake jolts Taiwan’s east

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 3.4 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan’s Huanlien County at 9:35pm on Wednesday evening (May 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epi...

Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening. The magnitu...

Violent earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A shallow, violent offshore quake hit Papua New Guinea's remote New Britain island late on Tuesday. The 7.5 magnitude quake initially triggered a tsunami warning. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Ce...

Powerful quake hits Papua New Guinea, tsunami alert issued

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A powerful earthquake stuck Papua New Guinea on Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for the country and for the nearby Solomon Islands. The U.S. Ge...

U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea.

Game of Thrones: King's Landing will rise again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scorched by a dragon, overrun by enemy soldiers and its buildings reduced to rubble, King's Landing, the capital city in "Game of Thrones," seems destroyed for good. But history sugg...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2019. There are 223 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 22, ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 4:55 p.m. this afternoon (May 13), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter ...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama area near Costa Rica

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck as a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica. There are no immediate reports of damages or injuries. The U....

Mexico arrests owner of school that collapsed in earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police have arrested the owner of an elementary school that collapsed in Mexico City during the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in September 2017. Mexico City Attorney Ge...