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Fire at east Taiwan harbor destroys 2 whale-watching boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An early-morning fire at Hualien County’s Shih-ti Fishing Harbor destroyed two whale-watching vessels on Monday (Jan. 17), including the original boat that inspired ...

McGhee scores Division I-best 48 as Liberty edges FGCU

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Darius McGhee scored a school-record 48 points, 37 in the second half, and Liberty edged Florida Gulf Coast 78-75 on Saturday night. McGhee's 48 points are th...

Fire erupts near chemical plant; residents told to stay away

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A fire near a New Jersey chemical plant with flames and smoke visible for miles in the night sky spread to multiple buildings in the complex Friday, threatening to reach the plant...

Bad weather caused crash that killed India's military chief

NEW DELHI (AP) — An air force helicopter crash that killed India's military chief and 13 other people was caused by an unexpected change in weather that disoriented the pilot, a military court said in...

Senators return from break, beat slumping Flames 4-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nick Paul scored twice in the first period, Matt Murray made 27 saves for his first victory of the season and the Ottawa Senators beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Thursday night....

Rask wins return, Pastrnak nets hat trick, Bruins top Flyers

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored a hat trick, Tuukka Rask made 24 saves in his return from hip surgery and the Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Thursday night. R...

1 St. Louis firefighter dead, 1 injured in house collapse

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis firefighter died Thursday and another was injured after a large house collapsed while the firefighters were searching to make sure no one was inside. Fir...

San Diego supervisor's house fire is considered suspicious

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police are treating a fire at the home of a San Diego County leader and his wife, a prominent labor official, as suspicious. County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan...

US hits NKorean officials with sanctions after missile test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday slapped sanctions on five North Korean officials in its first response to Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile test and later announced it will ...

North Korea claims successful test of hypersonic missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a successful flight test of a hypersonic missile he claimed would remarkably increase the country’s nuclear “war det...

A glance, then grim truth for brother of Bronx fire victim

NEW YORK (AP) — The man on the gurney looked so familiar, but in the commotion of a big-city emergency room, Yusupha Jawara quickly turned his attention back to other people seeking medical help at St...

Christmas tree behind fire that killed 12, officials confirm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Christmas tree fire caused the blaze that killed 12 relatives in a Philadelphia rowhome duplex, investigators confirmed Tuesday as they identified victims and announced prelimina...

Fire safety experts say planning, quick reaction key

As smoke poured through the halls a New York City high-rise on Sunday, killing 17 people in the Bronx, tenants were faced with a life-or-death decision: Should they stay put or try to escape? ...

How fleeting choices, circumstances doomed 17 in Bronx fire

NEW YORK (AP) — It started as just another January morning, the damp chill prompting a family on the third floor of a drafty Bronx apartment tower to run a space heater for extra warmth, as residents ...

Johnson scores 17 to lead UIC past IUPUI 67-65

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Johnson had 17 points and six assists as Illinois-Chicago edged past IUPUI 67-65 on Monday night. Filip Skobalj hit a 3-pointer to give the Flames a 63-60 l...