Photo of the Day: Chinese sign reads 'Please spit out the window'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An image of a decidedly unhygienic sign admonishing bus passengers in China to practice good hygiene by spitting outside the window has gone viral on English language soci...

US bars foreigners coming from China for now over virus fear

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Friday declared a public health emergency and took drastic steps to significantly restrict entry into the country because of a new virus that hit China and...

US advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. advised against all travel to China on Friday after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread to more than a dozen countries a gl...

UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number o...

Japanese evacuation flight brings back workers from Wuhan

TOKYO (AP) — The first group of Japanese evacuees from a virus-hit Chinese city arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday, a dozen of them with cough and fever including two who were later diagnosed with pn...

Japanese evacuation flight brings back workers from Wuhan

TOKYO (AP) — The first group of Japanese evacuees from a virus-hit Chinese city arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday, wearing masks but showing a sense of relief. Four of the 206 evacuees r...

Report: 2 children die in school bus crash in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German media reported that two children died in a school bus crash in the central state of Thuringia early Thursday. Public broadcaster MDR reported that 20 children an...

9-year-old boy among victims killed in Pennsylvania crash

A 9-year-old boy was among the five people killed in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike that also injured at least 60 people, authorities said Monday. Meanwhile, authorities contin...

2 players and driver dead in Guinea soccer club bus crash

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Two players and a driver are dead after a top-flight Guinea soccer club's team bus crashed into a stationary truck late at night on the journey back from a game. ...

School bus joins funeral procession for long-serving driver

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. (AP) — A weekend funeral procession for a Tennessee man who drove a school bus for more than 57 years included the last bus he drove before retiring — Hawkins County Schools bus no....

School bus joins funeral procession for long-serving driver

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. (AP) — A weekend funeral procession for a Tennessee man who drove a school bus for more than 57 years included the last bus he drove before retiring — Hawkins County Schools bus no....

2 die, 8 injured in bus crash in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — A bus crash in southwestern Russia killed two people and injured eight others Thursday, authorities said. The crash occurred near the village of Yarkino in the Lipetsk ...

School bus driver cited in wreck that injured 9 students

Nine students were hurt when their school bus overturned on a New Orleans highway, and the driver was cited on several counts, authorities said. City police did not identify the driv...

Myanmar court dismisses charges against child rape defendant

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Wednesday dismissed charges against a nursery school bus driver accused of raping a toddler, in a case that generated great public interest because of w...

Crash between bus and waste truck injures 12 people in Italy

ROME (AP) — A crash between a bus and a truck collecting waste injured 12 people in Milan Saturday, Italian rescuers said. One woman involved in the accident was hospitalized in seri...