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President declares disaster in New Mexico wildfire zone

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters slowed the advance of the largest wildfire in the U.S. as heavy winds relented Wednesday, while President Joe Biden approved a disaster declaration that brings new ...

'Wall of fire' forces evacuations near Arizona tourist town

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Heavy winds kicked up a towering wall of flames outside a northern Arizona tourist town Tuesday, ripping through two-dozen structures and sending residents of more than 700 hom...

'Wall of fire' forces evacuations near Arizona tourist town

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Heavy winds kicked up a towering wall of flames outside a northern Arizona tourist town Tuesday, ripping through two-dozen structures and sending residents of more than 700 hom...

US Army using lessons from Ukraine war to aid own training

FORT IRWIN, Calif. (AP) — In the dusty California desert, U.S. Army trainers are already using lessons learned from Russia's war against Ukraine as they prepare soldiers for future fights against a ma...

Madagascar braces for cyclone blowing in from Indian Ocean

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Madagascar is bracing for a new cyclone even as the Indian Ocean island recovers from a tropical storm that wreaked devastation last month. Cyclone B...

Lydia Ko handles the chill and wind for 2-shot lead on LPGA

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Even as the exams change, Lydia Ko continues to provide the proper answers needed to stay in front at the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio. Ko opened with a 63 whe...

Car in Niagara Falls rescue attempt went over brink

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A car that was stuck partly submerged near the brink of Niagara Falls after a daring rescue attempt last week went over the falls this weekend and cannot be seen from the sh...

Lock in: Dozens stuck in England's highest pub after storm

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of customers who stopped for a drink at Britain’s highest altitude pub got a longer stay than they bargained for, after the building was cut off by a blizzard. S...

Atmospheric river whips Northwest; 1 missing, roads closed

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Flooding and landsides prompted the complete closure of the West Coast's main north-south highway overnight Monday near Bellingham, Washington, as the culmination of days of s...

'Atmospheric river' causes floods, evacuations in Northwest

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Days of heavy rainfall and high winds Monday coming from an atmospheric river — a huge plume of moisture extending over the Pacific and into the Northwest — in Washington stat...

Taiwan Navy to boost defense, patrol capabilities with Kinmen port renovation project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Navy has said it is planning to renovate the Wuchiu Port in Kinmen County in order to boost defense and patrol capabilities. In the Ministry of National Defe...

Tropical depression lands in Taiwan, rain stops play

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression landed in the mid-northwest of Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 7) morning, causing heavy rain all over the country. In response, the Central Weather Bure...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 30, the 120th day of 2021. There are 245 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

Beijing hit by worst sandstorm in a decade

Beijing and parts of northwestern China were covered in a layer of thick dust on Monday brought by heavy winds blowing in from the Gobi desert. More than 400 flights were canceled at both of Beijing&...

Finns in snowshoes create temporary artwork on golf course

HELSINKI (AP) — An ephemeral artwork made with thousands of footsteps in the snow has captured attention near Finland's capital of Helsinki. Under the guidance of local resident and...