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53 die in horror crash of truck smuggling migrants in Mexico

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — Rescue workers rushing to a highway accident found a horrific scene of death and injury after a freight truck jammed with as many as 200 migrants tipped over and crashe...

Trucker saved from edge of overpass in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A truck driver was rescued early Monday morning (Nov. 8) from his vehicle's cab as it dangled dangerously over the edge of an overpass. At 6:30 a.m., a large delive...

'Another Round' wins best international film at the Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Raise a glass for “Another Round.” The film from Denmark, directed by Thomas Vinterburg, has won the Oscar for best international feature film. ...

Medical examiner: Cardiac event, not accident, killed Plager

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former St. Louis Blues defenseman Bob Plager likely died of a “cardiac event,” not injuries from a highway accident, the St. Louis medical examiner said Friday. Plag...

Chaos as snow hits Japanese highway, 134 cars in crashes; one dead

At least 134 cars were involved in a series of crashes in Japan on Tuesday (Jan. 19) when a snowstorm struck a stretch of highway and one person was killed and a dozen hurt in the chaos. The crashe...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...

Video shows truck hit motorcycle from shoulder on Taiwan highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After facing a huge backlash for refusing to acknowledge that its truck driver was at fault when he struck a motorcycle, the seafood company that owns the truck has finall...

At least 26 Iraqis among killed in Syria road accident

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 26 Iraqis were among those killed in a Syrian highway accident last week, in which a fuel truck collided with passenger buses and other cars, Iraqi's foreign ministry spokesman...

North Macedonia: Migrants hurt after driver jumps from truck

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say 34 Afghan migrants have been injured in a highway accident after the driver of a truck allegedly carrying them north toward Serbia jumped f...

Tourist bus overturns in Tuscany, killing 1

MILAN (AP) — Italian news agency ANSA says at least one person has died when a tourist bus carrying Russian holidaymakers overturned in a highway accident in the region of Tuscany. A...

Bolivian bus plunges into ravine, killing 13, injuring 26

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities say a bus rolled over on a mountain road in the southern part of the Andean country, then tumbled 100 meters (330 feet) into a ravine, killing at least 13 p...

Air travelers start to feel effects of government shutdown

DALLAS (AP) — The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel. Over the weekend, some airports had long lines at checkpoints, apparently caused by a rising number of...

At least 14 killed in China highway accident

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China say at least 14 people have been killed and 27 injured in a highway pile-up. The accident Saturday night happened after a heavy truck lost control...

Digital maps are a modern marvel - until they're hijacked

For centuries, people have relied on maps to figure out where they are and where they're going. But today's digital maps — seemingly more precise than ever —aren't always as dependable as they appear....

Newlywed couple among 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a road accident on a highway in the south has killed seven members of a family, including a newlywed couple. Officer Aslam Aqilani said ...