Ship at center of virus outbreak raided by Australian police

SYDNEY (AP) — Police wearing protective gear boarded a cruise ship to seize evidence and question crew members of the vessel linked to hundreds of coronavirus infections and 15 deaths across Australia...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 3, the 94th day of 2020. There are 272 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 3, 19...

Teens love the video app TikTok. Do they love it too much?

From the perspective of teens, TikTok is a major new outlet for self-expression, one proudly home to the silly, the loud and the weird. To others, the Chinese-owned online video serv...

Cause of Taiwan Black Hawk crash revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human error and environmental factors caused the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Taiwan last month that killed eight military officers including Chief of the General S...

Probe: No outward engine failure in Bryant helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month and killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others did not show any outward evidence of engine failure, the National Transpo...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish&rdqu...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators. ...

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species....

California OKs highly questioned LA County voting system

California’s secretary of state on Friday approved Los Angeles County’s new publicly owned computerized voting system — a first of its kind for the nation — but is requiring modifications to address s...

Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to Ukraine

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner that it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis, an Iranian official said Saturda...

U.S. experts concerned about Iran's handling of crash probe

U.S. and Canadian accident investigators are uncertain how much access they will get to evidence that could prove whether Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, and there were fears Friday that the...

Crash may be grim echo of US downing of Iran flight in 1988

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Western allegation that Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner and killed 176 people offers a grim echo for the Islamic Republic, which found itself the victim of a...

Black Hawk's data recorders to be sent to US for analysis: Air Force

Taiwan's Air Force will send the two data recorders from the military helicopter that crashed in New Taipei on Thursday to the United States for analysis to clarify the cause of the accident that ...

Taiwan's military reportedly riled over flight recorder leak in Black Hawk crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military is reportedly upset about the leak of flight recorder data from the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed on Jan. 2, killing eight military off...

Weather, mechanical problems nearly ruled out as causes of Taiwan helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mechanical failure and turbulence can be 80 percent ruled out as causes of the Black Hawk helicopter crash which killed eight senior military officers, reports said Saturd...