Britain's Prince Philip, queen's husband, in car accident

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn't injured. The palace said the two-ve...

Man who killed officer said he was hit by ultrasonic waves

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Among the evidence recovered from the home of a man who shot and killed a rookie California police officer were two unregistered guns and a letter claiming police had been bombard...

Authorities name man who killed rookie California officer

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A man who shot and killed a rookie police officer in Northern California before taking his own life during a standoff with police was a 48-year-old convict who had been ordered to...

Drunk BMW driver going wrong way kills Vietnamese woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver with an astronomical blood alcohol level of 0.97 late last night (Jan. 9) smashed his BMW into a Toyota, killing a Vietnamese immigrant woman inside, reported Ap...

New York City firefighter dies after falling from overpass

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter responding to a car accident in Brooklyn fell from an overpass and died at a hospital. In statement on the Fire Department's Facebook page...

Foreign driver flashes V sign, wife goes ballistic after car accident in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A foreign driver flashes the V sign and his wife allegedly assaults a witness after he plows into two scooter riders in northern Taiwan. On Thursday, a female member of the ...

Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show vocalist Ray Sawyer dies at 81

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Guitarist and vocalist Ray Sawyer of the rock band Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show has died at the age of 81. Wearing a black eyepatch, Sawyer was the fac...

14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash

HOUSTON (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who authorities say was driving an SUV that caused a fatal car accident has been arrested on a murder charge. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says...

Video shows Taiwanese woman drive Volvo over husband's BMW with 'mistress' inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Christmas Day (Dec. 25), video surfaced of a Volvo SUV being driven on top of a BMW with the same "lucky" plate number after the woman behind the wheel of the Swed...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2018. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 5:23 p.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight in...

Taiwan public donates NT$810,000 to help driver pay NT$12 million bill for wrecked Ferraris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a young Taiwanese deliveryman dozed off and crashed his van into four Ferraris worth NT$50 million (US$1.6 million) on Sunday (Dec. 16), 122 members of the public have co...

Medical bills plague millennials; these tips may be the cure

Chrystal McKay knew enough about medical care costs that she skipped the ambulance ride after a car accident. A friend drove her to the emergency room. That saved her one bill, but s...

Video shows speed demon crash into a pillar in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are mocking a speed demon for dashcam footage of him careening into a concrete column while hitting the pedal to the metal on a straight road in Taichung Cit...

45 people offer to help Taiwanese deliveryman who smashed into 4 Ferraris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Sunday that a young deliveryman who had dozed off and smashed into four Ferraris collectively worth over NT$50 million (US$1.6 million), 45 volunteers have ...

Taiwanese deliveryman dozes off, smashes into 4 Ferraris worth NT$50 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A deliveryman in New Taipei City is facing an NT$12 million repair bill after dozing off and smashing his van into four parked Ferraris worth over NT$50 million (US$1.6 million...