Exhausted truck driver crashes into Taipei furniture store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Early this morning (July 15) a truck exiting the Sun Yat-sen Freeway in Taipei fatally crashed into a furniture store. Police have ruled out that the driver, surna...

Truck driver charged in deaths of 2 women killed by boulder

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (AP) — A man has been charged after a mother and daughter were killed when an 800-pound (360-kilogram) boulder fell from the truck he was driving and smashed into their car in suburba...

Canadian police: Charges filed in hockey team bus crash case

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say someone has been arrested and charged in connection with an April bus crash involving a junior hockey team. Royal Canadian Mounted Police did not i...

Social issues roiling US weigh heavy on Independence Day

BOSTON (AP) — In these complex times, a simple question about the quintessential American holiday of fireworks, cookouts and parades isn't always so simple. As Americans prepare to c...

Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Rosen puzzled over the photocopied sheet of paper listing all sorts of exotic bets on baseball games, including one in which the number of runs scored and hits made in Tu...

Truck drivers strike across China, shout ‘overthrow the CPC’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mass protests have erupted across 9 provinces and municipalities in China as truck drivers voice their anger over high costs, decreasing wages and police harassment. So...

Guatemala town destroyed by volcano thought it was safe

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Orlando Paez plans never to go back to his hamlet of San Miguel Los Lotes, where he narrowly escaped an onrushing river of superheated volcanic ash as his dying ...

Police: Driver in fatal crash was watching football game

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — State police say a truck driver was watching a football game instead of the road when he struck and killed a motorcyclist on a Pennsylvania highway. Police charg...

At Guatemala volcano, weather and danger hinder search

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Troublesome rain and more volcanic activity are hindering search and rescue efforts around Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, but when teams have been able to work in ...

Canadian police say at least 24 people injured in bus crash

PRESCOTT, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say a bus ran off the road in eastern Ontario and at least 24 people have been hospitalized, four with life-threatening injuries. Ontario Pro...

Tow driver killed, 5 hurt after SUV hits empty school bus

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a tow-truck driver was killed when an SUV slammed into the rear of an empty school bus as he tended to the broken down vehicle in southeast Michigan. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 14, the 134th day of 2018. There are 231 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 14, 194...

The Latest: Tesla 'does not know' if Autopilot used in crash

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a crash involving a Tesla sedan with an Autopilot feature (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Sunday Tesla says it doesn't know if...

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck on a Utah roadway at 60 mph apparently without braking before impact, but police...

Europe faces a wave of freed terror convicts. Is it ready?

PARIS (AP) — Over the next two years, terrorism convicts will walk free from European prisons by the dozens — more than 200 inmates who largely formed the first wave of jihadis streaming to Syria and ...