Dead body found in ocean near Hualien beach in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a young woman was spotted off the coast of Hualien on the afternoon of May 10. The woman was reportedly already dead when her body was noticed floating off ...

Cyprus' president fires police chief, says botched missing person cases may have let serial killer claim more victims

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president fires police chief, says botched missing person cases may have let serial killer claim more victims.

Indonesian man finds long-lost Taiwanese father after 13 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian man, who had been searching for his Taiwanese father for 13 years, finally found him in northern Taiwan on Sunday (March 24). Fanuel Yasun Polak, 26, who curre...

Sala's family in Channel Islands to oversee private search

LONDON (AP) — The family of missing Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala is in the Channel Islands to oversee a private search of the plane that disappeared last week. An official s...

Facebook to invest $300 in local news initiatives

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward reporting gr...

Family seeks return of Navy veteran detained in Iran

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The family of a U.S. Navy veteran says he has been held in Iran since July. The New York Times reported Monday that Michael R. White was detained wh...

Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

DENVER (AP) — Kelsey Berreth was last seen on Thanksgiving Day, captured on surveillance video entering a grocery store with what appears to be her 1-year-old daughter in a baby carrier. Weeks later, ...

Body identified as missing Ohio woman 20 years after death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have uncovered the identity of a murder victim 20 years after the woman's body was found wrapped in plastic and a sleeping bag in a remote area of southern Utah. ...

With an eye on past problems, Facebook expands local feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including missing-person alerts, road closures, crime reports and school announcements. ...