New Mexico Little League park plagued by hypodermic needles

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Little League park is fighting a battle against discarded syringes with attached hypodermic needles amid the region's outgoing opioid epidemic. ...

1 killed, 2 wounded in shootout at Mexico border town wake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the Mexican state of Sonora say a shootout at a wake in a border town across from Yuma, Arizona has left one person dead and two wounded. Local and ...

More states aim to knock air out of festive balloon launches

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The tradition of releasing balloons at weddings, birthdays and memorials may soon get deflated by lawmakers in more than half a dozen states. Critics say the h...

Mountain park becomes public bath amid Venezuela crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After generations of breathing life into Venezuela's crowded capital, the tree-covered slopes of El Avila mountain looming above Caracas are being transformed into a public b...

Supermarket group backs plastic bag ban, with conditions

BOSTON (AP) — A group representing supermarkets and other food stores offered its conditional support Tuesday to a bill that if approved would make Massachusetts the latest U.S. state to outlaw single...

Pastrnak's hat trick carries Bruins past Rangers 6-3

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored three goals and set up one that helped Jake DeBrusk set a career high with five points, sending the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wedn...

Man who dumped tuna in woods pleads guilty, gets probation

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man authorities say caught a tuna out of season and then dumped the headless, 400-pound carcass in the woods has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to...

Cigarette butt buster makes NT$100,000 per month in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Becoming a "cigarette litter informant" has become a lucrative profession, with Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announcing that an informa...

Death toll in Mexican pipeline fire rises to 109

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico has risen to 109 after ten more injured people died at hospitals. Mexico's Health Secret...

Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire nears 100

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico has risen to 99 after four more injured people died at hospitals. The Mexican Social Sec...

Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire rises to 95

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico has risen to 95 after two more injured people died at hospitals. Health Secretary Jorge ...

Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire rises to 93

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico has risen to 93 after more injured died at hospitals. Health Secretary Jorge Alcocer sai...

Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire reaches 89

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico has risen to 89 as more of the injured have died at hospitals. Health Secretary Jorge Al...

Exclusive Interview with Indonesian co-founders of Universal Volunteer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On weekends, a group of people in green shirts can be sighted at parks, mountains, and beaches in Taiwan, carrying garbage bags filled with glass and plastic bottles, aluminum c...

Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the stre...