Taiwan to see partial lunar and solar eclipses in 2019

TAIPEI (CNA) —The two most exciting celestial events in Taiwan this year will be a partial lunar eclipse in July and a partial solar eclipse in December, according to the Taipei Astronomical Mus...

Today in History

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, ...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Anti-governm...

Telescopes capture moment of impact during eclipse of moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers managed to capture the moment of an impact during this week's eclipsed moon. Spanish astrophysicist Jose Maria Madiedo of the University of Hu...

Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Sunday night, the Earth will slide directly between the moon and the sun, creating a to...

Chiefs' bandwagon rolling into mighty Patriots at Arrowhead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It seems football fans everywhere are suddenly on the Kansas City Chiefs' bandwagon, enthralled by their record-setting young quarterback and exciting playmakers and hopeful th...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP, PELOSI FEUD HEATS UP The president denies the Hous...

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse t...

Photo of the Day: blood moon in Taiwan’s night sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The July 27 Blood Moon eclipse, the longest lunar eclipse of this century was seen from Taiwan overnight on July 27-28, as thousands of spectators looked towards the heave...

Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Skywatchers around much of the world are looking forward to a complete lunar eclipse that will be the longest this century. The so-called "blood mo...

Longest total lunar eclipse this century can be seen from Taiwan overnight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The July 27 Blood Moon eclipse, the longest lunar eclipse this century can be seen from Taiwan overnight on July 27-28. The total eclipse will last for one hour and 43 ...

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now's the time to catch Mars in the night sky. Next week, the red planet is making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. The two pl...

Century's longest lunar eclipse to be visible in Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who missed the super blue and red moon earlier this year, they can still catch this summer's lunar activities, starting June 28 with a strawberry moon f...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Several Asian locations had prime views for the moon's cosmic show this week. Wednesday's moonrise in Asia was the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon a...

Lava spreads more than 2 miles from Philippine volcano

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Lava flowing out a Philippine volcano has spread up to 3.6 kilometers (2.2 miles) since it began intense eruptions more than two weeks ago. Streaks of red...