Repairs to bridge linking Ohio, Kentucky to take weeks

CINCINNATI (AP) — Repairs to a bridge linking Ohio and Kentucky that was damaged by a fiery truck crash will take weeks, Kentucky's transportation secretary said Thursday. Inspectors...

Fiery crash closes bridge linking Ohio, Kentucky 'for days'

CINCINNATI (AP) — A fiery crash on a bridge linking Ohio and Kentucky could force the span to remain closed for days as intense heat from the blaze delayed inspections of the bridge that serves as a c...

US Paris climate pact exit, vote may dictate how world warms

What happens on election day will to some degree determine how much more hot and nasty the world’s climate will likely get, experts say. The day after the presidential election, the ...

California wildfire evacuees return home to find devastation

SANTA ROSA (AP) — Nikki and Kevin Conant returned to their home in California's wine country Wednesday to find only the charred remains of their home and wine-barrel repurposing business. ...

Kang beats desert heat and shares early lead in LPGA major

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Danielle Kang beat the desert heat Thursday morning with birdies on all the par 5s and a 5-iron that was inches away from an ace, giving her a 4-under 68 and a share of th...

LPGA heats up with major in desert, PGA starts a new season

LPGA TOUR ANA INSPIRATION Site: Rancho Mirage, California. Course: Mission Hills CC (Dinah Shore Tournament). Yardage: 6,763. Par: 72. ...

Excessive heat in Southwest poses added threat amid pandemic

PHOENIX (AP) — As people around them sat and napped, some sipping water in an air-conditioned shelter on another sweltering day in a summer of record-breaking heat, Gary Goodman and Lena Stewart spoke...

LPGA to allow caddies in carts to cope with extreme heat

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Players can ride in carts during practice rounds and caddies can use them during the tournament to cope with the extreme heat expected for the ANA Inspiration next week in...

Wildfires again threaten business in California wine country

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — With an early harvest already underway, a wildfire a few miles west of John Bucher's ranch added new urgency to getting his pinot noir grapes off the vine. If flames didn't d...

California slammed by wildfires, heat, unhealthy smoky air

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern Californians were confronted with multiple threats as wildfires, unhealthy smoky air, extreme heat, the looming possibility of power outages and an ongoing pandemic force...

AP Explains: California's power outages pose new challenge

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — As if the pandemic and economic recession weren't bad enough, millions of Californians are now facing recurring threats of abrupt blackouts during a heat wave in the nation's m...

California staves off more power outages amid heat wave

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California staved off another round of rolling blackouts as a searing heat wave strained its electrical grid, but authorities warned of a continuing threat Wednesday. ...

Taiwan dive firm says swimmers wearing sunscreen ‘not welcome’ in Kenting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese company providing diving services has pleaded with people not to put on sunblock with certain chemicals when swimming around Kenting (墾丁), the southernmost tou...

Quartararo wins 2nd consecutive MotoGP race in Spain

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, Spain (AP) — Fabio Quartararo won from pole position at the Andalucia Grand Prix on Sunday for his second consecutive win since the MotoGP season started following the pandemic b...

5 killed, 9 injured by wildfires in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — At least five people have been killed and another nine have been injured by wildfires raging in Ukraine's east, officials said Wednesday. The wildfires triggered...