What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

President Donald Trump is raising the idea of what he's calling a quarantine involving New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut, states hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. But there are ques...

Asia tourists troubled by canceled flights, borders closing

From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights...

Asia tourists troubled by canceled flights, borders closing

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as...

Twinbills? Winter windup? Baseball's 2020 could be creative

PHOENIX (AP) — It's been another ideal week of March weather in central Arizona, with highs in the 70s and plenty of sunshine. Perfect for an opening day baseball game between the Ar...

Opening day memories: From Seaver to Scully, Ted to the Ted

No game today. On what was supposed to be opening day all around the majors, ballparks will be shut Thursday because of the coronavirus pandemic. So while we wait a...

Cold front forecast to send temperatures down to 14 degrees this week

The mercury is expected to drop to 14 degrees Celsius in parts of Taiwan over the next two days with the arrival of a continental cold front, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday. The cold ...

Syrian army hits civilian sites in relentless Idlib campaign

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces bombed civilian targets in the northwestern Idlib province Wednesday, pushing ahead with a fierce military campaign that has sent nearly a million people fleeing...

Armani rails against baring trends by fellow designers

MILAN (AP) — How much to show and how much not to show, that is the fashion question this season. It may be reductive to say that runway shows are about how women dress. But the con...

Milan: Irony prevails at Benetton, frills at Max Mara

MILAN (AP) — The frills are on during Milan Fashion Week, with “pretty” the womenswear watchword of the next cold weather season. Embellishments appeared even on brands known for th...

Cold Surge Advisory issued for most of Taiwan as mercury dips to 4.6 C in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold snap peaks in Taiwan today (Feb. 18), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a Cold Surge Advisory for much of Taiwan, with Miaoli seeing the lowest tempera...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which blew south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by this evening (Feb. 17), as the Cent...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which is set to blow south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by Tuesday (Feb. 18) in much...

Record snowfall on Taiwan’s Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A punishing cold front has seen record snowfall on Taiwan’s highest peak of Yushan (玉山), and an “orange” cold alert issued for the counties of Hsinchu, M...

Temperatures dip to 2.9 degrees C in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern and central Taiwan plummeted to as low as 2.9 degrees Celsius early Friday (Jan. 31) under the influence of the first cold front of the season. ...

Mexico president calls conservationist's death 'regrettable'

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday called the death of a rural leader who fought to conserve the monarch butterfly's wintering grounds “regrettable” and “pain...