AP WAS THERE: Southern California's deadly 1994 earthquake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This week marks 25 years since a deadly earthquake struck Southern California's densely populated San Fernando Valley. The state said at least 57 died in the magni...

Landslide engulfs Pakistani bus with workers, killing 8

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say a landslide triggered by this week's rains engulfed a bus carrying workers on a dam project in the northwest, killing eight people. Regional pol...

India's mega Hindu festival begins under cloud of toxic air

PRAYAGRAJ, India (AP) — Thousands of portable toilets line roads constantly swept clean, drinking water flows from newly installed taps, electric substations power a massive tent city and billboards e...

Trump says he has 'no idea' if deal can be made with Pelosi

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books, members of Congress had left town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void. ...

Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history when the clock ticked past midnight Friday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to f...

Landslide engulfs children in Indonesia, killing 1

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's disaster agency says a sudden landslide engulfed children playing near a cliff, killing one and injuring several. Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo ...

Iraq closes camps for displaced, pushes families into peril

BZEIBIZ, Iraq (AP) — It was a cold and gusty day in December when the army came to the Bzeibiz camp and told families displaced by the war against the Islamic State group that it was time to go home. ...

Trump's address about security on the US southern border

A transcript of President Donald Trump's Tuesday night address about security along the U.S. southern border, as provided by the White House: My fellow Americans: Tonight, I am speak...

As Austria warns of snow, Germans, Dutch prepare for floods

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Austria are warning that more snowfall will increase the already high risk of avalanches, while hundreds of people in the country are unable to leave their homes because o...

Rain, storm cross southern Thailand without major damage

BANGKOK (AP) — Ferry services and airports have reopened in southern Thailand after a storm moved west into the Andaman Sea, leaving disruption and one confirmed death in its wake. T...

Taiwan to offer assistance to 'Usman' victims in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of unexpected and deadly storms that struck the central Philippines in the last days of 2018, the Taiwan government has offered assistance to the victims of th...

Memorable news satellite photos of 2018

From Russian war games to lava flows on Hawaii to raging fires in California, images gathered from high above Earth by satellites in 2018 delivered a unique perspective on humanity, geopolitics, and t...

57 dead in the Philippines due to flooding, landslides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Severe storms in the central Philippines over the weekend caused flooding and landslides, resulting in a death toll of 57, which is expected to rise. Rescue operations ...

Warhol exhibit includes old favorites, new insights

NEW YORK (AP) — The 25-foot long "Camouflage Last Supper," one of Andy Warhol's last and most personal works, floods a full wall of a room on the fifth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The...

AP PHOTOS: Urgency of climate talks seen in coal plants, ice

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As politicians haggle at a U.N. climate conference in Poland over ways to limit global warming, the industries and machines powering our modern world keep spewing their pollution...