Why France is analyzing Ethiopian jet's black boxes

PARIS (AP) — France doesn't see an unusually large number of aviation disasters, but its plane crash investigators are world famous. The French air accident investigation authority, ...

Crewman on Taiwanese fishing boat lost at sea in north Atlantic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A crew member on board a Taiwanese fishing vessel operating in the North Atlantic Ocean went overboard the vessel and was lost at sea this past Sunday, March 11. The ne...

New York inaugurates its $25 billion mini-city, Hudson Yards

NEW YORK (AP) — A towering sculpture called Vessel — made up of 2,500 twisting steps the public can climb — is scheduled to open Friday as the visual centerpiece of Hudson Yards, a $25 billion urban c...

Status of US national monuments following government review

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in August 2017 recommended reductions or other changes at 10 U.S. national monuments and the creation of three new ones, but President Donald Tru...

Murderous chief officer takes over Taiwanese fishing vessel, 2 dead, 6 missing at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a violent incident erupted on a Taiwanese fishing vessel early Feb. 20, there are reports that two men have died and that as many as six people may be missing as sea...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2019. There are 314 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 20,...

5 Filipino workers still missing following Taiwan-registered fishing boat fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Filipino fishermen are still missing after a Kaohsiung-registered squid fishing boat set ablaze while traversing the Atlantic Ocean on Feb. 11, The Maritime Bureau of...

5 Filipino fishermen lost at sea near Falkland Islands after fire on Taiwanese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Earlier this week, it was reported that a Taiwanese fishing vessel had caught fire near the Falkland Islands. Initial reports said that 64 crew members had been evacuated ...

American Legion seeks Pentagon action on NY WWII unknowns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — American Legion officials are calling on New York lawmakers to request the Pentagon exhume the Long Island graves of sailors killed in a World War II ship explosion in an attempt t...

Ocean mixing that drives climate found in surprise location

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key drivers of the world's climate is an area in the North Atlantic Ocean where warmer and colder water mix and swirl. When scientists went for their first close look at t...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2019. There are 334 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 31, ...

Hope turns to anguish after Brazil dam collapse; 40 dead

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Hope that loved ones had survived a tsunami of iron ore mine waste from a dam collapse in Brazil was turning to anguish and anger over the increasing likelihood that many of ...

40 dead, many feared buried in mud after Brazil dam collapse

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring...

Search on for up to 200 missing after Brazil dam collapse

SAO PAULO (AP) — Workers with Brazilian mining company Vale were eating lunch when a dam that held back waste collapsed, burying the restaurant and surrounding community in reddish-brown sludge, killi...

Coast Guard halts search for missing cruise crewmember

MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard has ended the search for a crewmember from a cruise ship in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida's coast. According to the Royal Caribbean cruise line, co-work...