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Hank Jr. unleashes Thunderhead Hawkins on bawdy blues record

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sometimes it's hard to tell who Hank Williams Jr. really is behind the dark sunglasses and the beard covering facial scars. How much of him is a persona — or ...

Taiwanese man commits suicide after losing nearly NT$60 million from Luna crypto crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in Taichung City was found dead on Tuesday (May 24) after falling from his apartment in an apparent suicide after losing a large sum of money from the collapse of th...

Sydney man admits pushing gay American off a cliff in 1988

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A man told police he killed American mathematician Scott Johnson in 1988 by pushing the 27-year-old off a Sydney cliff in what prosecutors describe as a gay hate crime, a co...

Man falls to his death from 20th floor of Taipei's Marriott Hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young man fell to his death from the top floor of a five-star hotel in Taipei on Tuesday (March 29), and an investigation is currently underway into the cause of the inc...

Nurse pleads guilty in fatal fall of McMaster's father

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former nurse at a Philadelphia senior care facility has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor neglect of a care-dependent person and tampering with records in the 2018 death of the fathe...

Report: Train going 40 mph at time of conductor's fatal fall

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — The preliminary investigation into the death of an Amtrak conductor who fell from a train in Rhode Island last month found that the train was traveling about 40 mph (64 kph) at t...

Olympian Aaron Blunck finds peace after scary halfpipe crash

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Six ribs were broken. His pelvis fractured. Kidney lacerated. Heart bruised. Freestyle skier Aaron Blunck didn't know if he would make it — “Don't let me die,” he...

Police investigate fatal fall of mother, son at ballpark

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police are investigating the deaths of a woman and her 2-year-old son Saturday after they fell from the third level of Petco Park, just as thousands of baseball fans were he...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 7, the 188th day of 2021. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July ...

Demolition worker falls 13 floors to his death in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A construction worker on Tuesday (March 23) suffered a fatal fall off the 14th floor of a hotel in Kaohsiung when the excavator he was operating suddenly flipped over. ...

Grandfather pleads guilty in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A grandfather accused in the fatal fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year pleaded guilty Thursday to ne...

Taipei college student falls to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male student suffered a fatal fall from a classroom window at China University of Science and Technology (CUST) in Taipei Tuesday morning (Sept. 15). At 9:23 a.m. on ...

Typhoon exposes 'tofu-dreg project' in E. China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Typhoon Hagupit hammered eastern China on Tuesday (Aug. 4), photos have surfaced showing an apartment building with parts of its exterior ripped clean off, which res...

Female Asus employee just saved from fatal fall off Taipei HQ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dramatic scene played out on Friday night (June 19) when a woman under duress nearly suffered a fatal fall from the 14th floor of the ASUS headquarters in Taipei. At ...

Grandfather to plead guilty in toddler's cruise ship death

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man charged in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship’s open window in Puerto Rico agreed to plead guilty in her July 2019 death, explaining that he was...