Report: Mexican cartel denies US consulate attack

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Local media in western Mexico are reporting that a drug cartel has hung up banners denying involvement in a Nov. 30 grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in Guadalajara. ...

Things to Know about George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush was largely known for his work in public office, from his time as a Texas congressman and CIA director to his years in the White House as president and Ronald Reagan's ...

Quebec City's enticing tableau beyond the wall

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — It's what's inside the historic wall of Quebec City that makes people want to visit. It's what's outside that makes people want to stay. To visit without venturing...

Top 10 must-see attractions in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County government took a poll of must-see travel destinations in Taitung which local and visitors alike should visit. The county government last administered t...

Danish photographer creates stunning time-lapse video of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Danish photographer on May 29 uploaded to Facebook a stunning time-lapse video of several amazing places in Taiwan. The photographer and IT consultant, 43-year-old Henrik...

Amputees sue railroad in Iowa, saying it creates danger

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road sued the railroad Thursday for allegedly ignoring a safety h...

Korean summit provides unusual look at Kim Jong Un

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — A day after the two Korean leaders met for a summit along their shared border, the emotional, memorable, even funny scenes from their time together are both a bitter reminde...

Korean leaders pledge denuclearization, but avoid specifics

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea played it safe Friday, repeating a previous vow to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons but failing to provide any specific...

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. US SAYS RUSSIA HACKED ENERGY GRID The...

Floods peak in Paris as France sees worst rains in 50 years

PARIS (AP) — Floodwaters peaked in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream as the rain-engorged Seine River winds through Normandy toward the English Channel. Rivers sw...

Photo of the Day: First sunrise of 2018 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first sunrise of the year is captured in this photograph taken in Sanxiantai (三仙台) in eastern Taiwan's Taitung County. Sunrise on New Year's Day 2018 on Sanxian...

Check out the best places in Taiwan to watch the first sunrise of 2018

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- According to Tripbaa, a travel blog with a community of backpackers from over 500 cities, these are some of the best places where you can watch the first sunrise of 2018. 1. T...

Best places in Taiwan to watch the sunrise on 2018

For some, New Year is all about the midnight countdown and in Taiwan, most eyes turn to Taipei 101, where the nations biggest fireworks display will be taking place. This year's display will last ...

Collapse of concrete footbridge leaves 4 injured in Prague

PRAGUE (AP) — Emergency services officials in the Czech capital say four people were injured when a footbridge that crosses the Vltava River collapsed. The fire and rescue service sa...

Video of 'Lost Places' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- German actor and marketing executive, Alexander Hoffmann, has created an intriguing video showing hidden gems in Taiwan that are far off the normal tourist path. On Oct. 16,...