Typhoon Trami to come closest to Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Trami is expected to come closest to Taiwan on Sept. 28 and 29, when its periphery will bring heavy rain to the country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).&...

Mets activate Wright off DL for final homestand of season

NEW YORK (AP) — David Wright has been reinstated from the disabled list and added to the New York Mets' active roster for the first time since June 3, 2016. After a long road back fr...

Super Typhoon Trami to affect Taiwan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Super Typhoon Trami, the 24th tropical storm of the year, will come closest to Taiwan on Sept. 28 and 29, and though a direct impact is unlikely, the periphery of the stor...

Heavy rain forecast for northern, eastern Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Northern and eastern Taiwan can expect heavy rain on Monday due to the effects of northeasterly winds, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster Chang Cheng-chua...

Train derails in NW Iowa, dumping sand, railcars into river

ALTON, Iowa (AP) — No injuries have been reported after a train derailed in northwest Iowa and 20 cars carrying soybean oil and sand fell into the flooded Floyd River. The Des Moines...

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's fury

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling their yard to escape Hurricane Florence's latest life-threatening punch to a town in the Carolinas. ...

High winds, tornadoes wreak havoc across southern Minnesota

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — Several tornadoes struck southern Minnesota as severe storms packing powerful winds and heavy rain left a trail of destruction overnight, the National Weather Service said Frid...

Yankees top Red Sox 3-2, deny Boston a division clincher

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a game-ending double play on New York's third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly cele...

Walker wakes Yanks with HR, Boston's AL East bash waits

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a game-ending double play on New York's third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly cele...

Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding. But can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone? Amid heav...

Refugee camp landslide in Thailand leaves 1 dead, 7 missing

BANGKOK (AP) — A disaster response official says a landslide at a refugee camp in northern Thailand has left one person dead and seven missing. The official in Mae Hong Son province ...

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

HONG KONG (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 people dead and dozens more...

Dengue outbreak in Taiwan slowing down: CDC

The spread of dengue fever in Taiwan has started to show signs of slowing down, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang said Sunday, but he warned that it could pic...

The Latest: Typhoon makes landfall in China's Guangdong

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Mangkhut (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in southern China's Guangdong province, bringing tor...

Pakistan official: 4 killed as roof collapses in heavy rain

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani government official says the roof of a mud and brick house collapsed amid heavy rain in northwestern Pakistan killing four members of a family and injuring anothe...