Flood damage at least $2 billion for Mississippi River towns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An advocacy group for Mississippi River communities says this year's prolonged flooding has created more than $2 billion in damage. Heavier than normal snow melt in ...

Heavy rain alert issued in 16 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a plum rain front and northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan. As a plum rai...

Heavy rains lead to flooded roads in Switzerland

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss media say four people have been injured after heavy rains in the west of the country saw rivers burst their banks and roads to become flooded. Online news site 20...

US-China trade war, South China Sea tensions in ASEAN summit spotlight

BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war when t...

CarMax and Baker Hughes rise while Sealed Air, Korn fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: CarMax Inc., up $2.64 to $85.64 The used car retailer blew past Wall Street's fiscal fi...

AP analysis: MLB All-Star rosters could be youngest ever

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and its fans are on the same page — they want to see more of the kids. With millennial mashers Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich leading the w...

The Latest: 4 people, dog rescued from Illinois floodwaters

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Four people and a dog in a central Illinois village had to be res...

Tornados in Texas, flooding in Northeast, 200K without power

ATLANTA (AP) — Potent thunderstorms have left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States — and fierce winds are expected to wallop parts of several states as new storms f...

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a l...

The Latest: Gov asks feds to declare fisheries disaster

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on how Midwest flooding affects seafood (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Louisiana's governor has asked the federal government to declare ...

HK and Taiwan students express concern over China extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Hong Kong saw a historic turnout of two million protesters flooding into the streets on Sunday afternoon to signal their disapproval of the extradition bill amendmen...

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird

GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Peering through a spotting scope mounted on a tripod, researcher Alice Van Zoeren notices a piping plover skittering across a sandy, pebble-strewn Lake Michigan beach and hopp...

Groups tout program they say rebuilds faster after disaster

HOUSTON (AP) — For Houston resident Scenacia Jones, the experience of getting her new home through an innovative way of building post-disaster housing was like an experiment. Jones a...

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river

BEIJING (AP) — An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing. Heyuan city ...

Argentine soccer equality fight makes English appreciative

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — It wasn't until the messages began flooding in from home that Argentina midfielder Ruth Bravo truly grasped the scale of the team's achievement at the Women's World Cup. ...