Flash flood kills 5 children, 4 adults at Arizona swim hole

TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Adults, teens and children as young as 2 were enjoying a summer afternoon by cooling off in an Arizona creek when the gentle waters turned deadly. ...

Taiwan’s Hidden Gem: Chen Ming-Kun’s Art of Iron Glazed Ceramics

The art of iron glazed ceramics, also known as Jian ware (建盏), originated from the Tang Dynasty, but reached its peak during the Song Dynasty when Japanese monk diplomats brought the techniq...

Officer who mistook doughnut glaze for drugs disciplined

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Florida say an Orlando police officer who arrested a man after mistaking doughnut glaze for meth has been disciplined. The Orlando Sentinel (https:/...

Winter storm coats parts of South, heads toward New England

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A winter storm that left a glaze of ice and snow across portions of the South and is being blamed for at least three deaths has turned its attention to New England, where travel co...

Bre & Co. Offers Unique Heirloom-Quality Holiday Gifts

BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2016--, founded and created by Bre Pettis, former co-founder and CEO of the 3D printing company MakerBot, is exploring the frontiers of craftspersonship, advanc...

Silent victims of violence: 4 million kids orphaned in Congo

GOMA, Congo (AP) — More than 4 million children have lost at least one parent in Congo over the past two decades, the silent victims of continuous cycles of violence. And more than 2...

At risk: Many companies don't have enough disaster insurance

NEW YORK (AP) — A fire at the gun shop next door never reached Kathy Laurienti's sausage and specialty food store, but the water and smoke damage was enough to shut her business down. Because Laurient...

Dan Glaze

This undated photo provided by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office in Ladysmith, Wis., shows Deputy Dan Glaze, who was killed Saturday night, Oct. 29, 2016, as he investigated a report of a suspicious ve...

Suspect in custody after fatal shooting of sheriff's deputy

LADYSMITH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy in western Wisconsin. Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Wallace says the suspect surrend...

Police mistake doughnut glaze for meth, man sues over arrest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man arrested last year after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth is suing the city of Orlando and a drug-testing kit company. The Orlando...

National Palace Museum treasured ceramics to go on display in Japan

Taipei, Dec. 23 (CNA) Some of the National Palace Museum's (NPM's) collection of treasured ceramic planters of the Northern Sung dynasty (960-1127) will go on display in Osaka, Japan, starting next ...

Dunkin' plans 'Croissant Donut' _ not a 'Cronut'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dunkin' Donuts plans to roll out a croissant-doughnut hybrid in the U.S. next week, but the company says please don't call it a "Cronut."The chain tells The Associated Press it will l...

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into US industry

MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) -- Marijuana edibles and infused products such as snack bars, olive oils and tinctures have flourished into a gourmet market of chocolate truffles, whoopie pies and hard candi...

Texas woman who sent ricin gets 18 years in prison

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) -- A Texas woman was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for sending ricing-laced letters to President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.A judge sent...

Spotters fight fatigue in hunt for jet lost at sea

OVER THE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN (AP) -- They stare out at a punishingly unbroken expanse of gray water that seems, at times, to blend into the clouds. Occasionally, they press their foreheads against t...