Colombians flood streets to protest terror after car bomb

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Thousands of Colombians dressed in white are flooding into the streets to repudiate terrorism after a car bombing at a Bogota police academy killed 21 people and left dozens mo...

Frances R. Mears, longtime AP reporter and manager, dies

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday. She was 66. ...

The Latest: California dries off after storms batter state

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 10:51 a.m. California is drying out and cleaning up in the aftermath of Pacific storms that ...

California dries off after storms batter state for days

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians were cleaning up and drying off Friday after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state, caused at least six deaths and forced the rescue of m...

Unbearable stench: Giant sewage spill befouls Peru's capital

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Amid an unbearable stench in Peru's capital, thousands of workers, police and soldiers are struggling to contain and clean up a flood of sewage that has caused a health emergency in ...

New storm brings risk of blizzard to Northern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Pacific storm was set to hit California on Wednesday, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in th...

The Latest: California storms bring fear of mudslides

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a series of Southern California storms (all times local): 9:52 a.m. Mandatory evacuation orders are going into effect for many area...

Avalanches, flooding cause disruptions in Austria, Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian officials say several a series of avalanches have struck buildings and roads but caused no injuries. Austria news agency APA reported Tuesday that an avalanche...

California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a Pacific sto...

Coming in cold, Nadal finds form quickly at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He hasn't missed a beat. The No. 2-seeded Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild...

The Latest: PR rep says disaster aid should not pay for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Puerto Rico's representative in Congress say...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 8 The New York Times on President Donald Trump's first Oval Office addre...

Taiwanese entertainer turned artist has work showcased in Musée du Louvre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Taiwanese all-round entertainer Kuo Yen Fu has a new identity as an artist and his latest work “Luggage” was exhibited in Musée du Louvre and has recently ret...

Memorable news satellite photos of 2018

From Russian war games to lava flows on Hawaii to raging fires in California, images gathered from high above Earth by satellites in 2018 delivered a unique perspective on humanity, geopolitics, and t...

Rain sets off Indonesia landslide, killing 5 with 38 missing

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities say a landslide triggered by torrential rain has killed at least five people and left 38 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java. Nati...