Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. ...

Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

TOKYO (AP) — Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan was ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcome...

Taiwan to hold air raid drills spread over May 27-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists in Taiwan will be forced off the roads between 1:30 and 2 p.m. on four separate days next week depending on the region for the latest r...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 25, the 145th day of 2019. There are 220 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 25, 1...

The Latest: Tornado damage forces Summer Olympics halt

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 4 p.m. Missouri's Special Olympics summer games have been canceled a...

Major flood threat across states throughout holiday weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Major flooding along the Arkansas River will threaten communities from Tulsa into western Arkansas through at least the holiday weekend, officials said Friday, as water released f...

Volcano on Indonesia's Bali erupts, flights canceled

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali's airport has canceled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island. The national d...

AP WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273

CHICAGO (AP) — Decades after American Airlines Flight 191 crashed moments after taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, it remains the deadliest aviation accident in U.S. history. ...

3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capita...

Fourth day of nasty storms ravages central US

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An outbreak of nasty storms in the Midwest spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Mi...

First Russian Siberia Airlines flight lands in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first flight of Russian airline Siberia Airlines, also known as S7 Airlines, is slated to land at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport today (May 24). Siberia Airlines h...

Watch out: Protocol pitfalls abound as Trump heads abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was walking across the sun-splashed airport tarmac in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017 when the Israeli leader playfully warned his pol...

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushf...

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt's reputation. ...

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home

MILAN (AP) — Italy's defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta l...