3.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — No injuries were reported after a 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook parts of central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was reported at 12:08 p....

Tokyo governor won't speculate on Olympic bribery scandal

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Tokyo's city government has declined to weigh in on the future of Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for his part in an alleged b...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rocks southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook southwestern Taiwan's Tainan City at 6:22 p.m. Sunday evening (Feb. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:08 p.m. Friday evening (Feb. 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

School massacre 1 year later: A time to remember the victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims' parents and surviving students into polit...

Families to quietly remember on school massacre anniversary

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend Thursday's anniversary visiting graves, packing meals for the needy and co...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.1 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 2:23 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest round of testing on Alaska's remote Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nucle...

More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit file...

Report: Magnitude 5.2 quake injures 5 in Iran's south

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that a magnitude 5.2 earthquake has left five people injured in the country's south. The Sunday report says the five...

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake jars Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 3.8 earthquake jarred Taipei residents in their sleep at 4:12 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2019. There are 325 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 9, 19...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled residents of southern Taiwan at 12:52 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 3...

Japan 'Luminaire' light exhibit comes to Taiwan for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A popular light display in Japan known as “LUMINAIRE” is coming to Taiwan for the first time over the Lunar New Year holidays. This year, thanks to the coop...

A year on, Hualien earthquake victims still coping with disaster

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An earthquake that struck the city of Hualien on Feb. 6, 2018, claiming the lives of 17 people and causing the partial collapse of four buildings, left many of the survivors traumatize...