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Late frost ices over French vineyards, threatens fruit crops

CHABLIS, France (AP) — French vintners are lighting candles to thaw their grapevines to save them from a late frost following a winter warm spell, a temperature swing that is threatening fruit crops i...

Cold front to hit Taiwan over 1st half of Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air mass is expected to bring cold, wet weather during the first half of the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival holiday, before giving way to sunny, warm conditions. ...

Memphis holds off Boise State rally for 64-53 1st-round win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lessons from a tough start to the season helped Memphis weather a second-half challenge by Boise State on Thursday. DeAndre Williams had 14 points, Jalen Duren...

Taiwan's agricultural losses from cold weather hit US$5.7 million in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Agricultural losses around the country in the wake of February’s cool, rainy weather totaled NT$159.97 million (US$5.7 million). Mangoes, strawberries, and pears ...

Taiwan's Xueshan sees most snow in 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Xueshan on Tuesday (Feb. 22) recorded its largest snowfall in five years and could soon break the 10-year record. The first cold snap of the winter, which arrived over ...

Cold weather contributing factor to onset of myocardial infarction: Taiwan cardiologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cold weather may be the reason there have been so many non-traumatic emergencies across Taiwan in the past two days, according to a cardiologist According to data provi...

500 Filipinos parade in Taipei to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of Filipinos participated in a parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 20). ...

Mercury drops to 7.9 degrees in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature plummeted to 7.9 degrees Celsius on Monday (Feb. 21) as the first cold snap of the winter hit Taiwan, prompting the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) to issue a...

With COVID staffing crunch, who’s going to teach the kids?

With teacher absences mounting and substitutes in short supply, parents may be wondering: Who's teaching the kids? The answer around the U.S. could be a local police officer, Nationa...

Brrr! It got so cold in Florida, iguanas fell from trees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A cold snap in Florida is different than in other places. We put on heavy coats when it's 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius). No blizzard conditi...

Washington police reform bill backfired on people in crisis

SEATTLE (AP) — For months Diane Ostrander worried desperately about her son. The 34-year-old had rambling conversations with the television and vowed to kill police. He ranted about...

Mississippi capital city struggles with aging water system

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The unreliable water system in Mississippi's capital city causes problems several times a year at Styles of Essence hair salon, where water service can suddenly get cut off as wo...

Migrants at Hungary border become part of election campaign

MAJDAN, Serbia (AP) — A group of migrants huddles beside a small, smoky fire inside an abandoned building in northern Serbia, the last moments of warmth before they set out into the driving snow towar...

Snow blasts California and freezes Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE (AP) — Severe weather sweeping parts of the U.S. brought frigid temperatures to the Pacific Northwest, heavy snow to mountains in Northern California and Nevada and unseasonable warmth to Texa...

Parts of California get a White Christmas after snowfall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parts of California are getting a White Christmas after all, with snowfall pounding mountains across the state. Other areas of California, however, saw a wet and r...