FDNY: 15 people seriously injured in Bronx fire

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says a blaze raging in a Bronx apartment building has seriously injured 15 people. The FDNY says in a tweet that's the number of injur...

Before the 1990s, little recourse for harassment victims

NEW YORK (AP) — Back in 1979, Karen Schneider was an entry-level copy editor in her 20s when a senior editor at her newspaper offered her a ride after some late-night drinks with colleagues. At her de...

NYC subway work trains collide in tunnel, 1 worker injured

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two New York City subway work trains have collided in a tunnel, injuring one person. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the trains "bumped...

The Latest: Police ID resident killed in apartment blaze

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fire at a New York high-rise apartment building (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Police have identified the resident of a Manhattan high...

Man killed in New York high-rise apartment building fire

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been killed in a wind-whipped fire at a New York high-rise apartment building. Authorities say two firefighters were also injured in the fire early Monday o...

Rocket lights sky as it carries satellites from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A reused SpaceX rocket carried 10 satellites into orbit from California on Friday, leaving behind a trail of mystery and wonder as it soared into space. ...

Taipei City Government unveils new GPS app for reporting fires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday, the Taipei City government unveiled a new app that will use a GPS navigation facility to assist in reporting fires, by sending real time images, and using a video ...

New York woman gets prison time for biting off man's ear

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for biting off a man's ear. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says Chris Orgovan, of Buffalo,...

At least 28 die in fire at fitness center in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least 28 people died and 26 were injured when a fire raged through an eight-story building in the central South Korean town of Jecheon Thursday. The blaze reportedly...

16 feared dead after South Korean fire

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say a fire broke out at an eight-floor building in the central city of Jecheon, leaving one person confirmed dead and 15 others unresponsive and presum...

New winds could end calm, slow work on California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a welcome lull in powerful winds that drove Southern California's massive wildfire, crews and homeowners braced for the return of potentially dangerous gusts that could revive...

Fire at Taoyuan airport: Tractor towing JAL jet bursts into flames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pushback tractor towing a Japan Airlines (JAL) jet caught fire late last night (Dec. 20) at Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport, reported Apple Daily.  Af...

Massive fire destroys oil company in northern Minnesota

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A massive fire in northern Minnesota has destroyed a heating oil and fuel company near the Canadian border. Rainy Lake Oil Co. erupted in huge plume...

1 ice fisherman dies, 1 recovering after falling into pond

BOLTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old man has died and a second man is recovering after they plunged through ice while fishing on an Adirondack pond. New York state polic...

The Latest: Man bitten by sea lion says animal trailed him

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on sea lion attacks on swimmers in San Francisco Bay (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A swimmer bitten by a sea lion in San Francisco sa...