Greater Taipei forecast to experience more hot weather

Hot weather is forecast for the Greater Taipei area for Thursday due to the influence of a high pressure system, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster Cheng Chuan-fang (程川芳)...

2-year-old Indiana boy found inside hot vehicle dies

DALEVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has died after being found unresponsive inside a vehicle parked outside his family's apartment during hot weather in central Indiana. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 4 The Baltimore Sun on an endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepe...

Archaeologists dig Native American fort found in Connecticut

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Archaeologists are marveling at the site of a 1600s Native American fort in Connecticut that was uncovered as part of a rail bridge replacement project. About 2...

For the first time since war, this gold belongs to Korea

AKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — There was no dividing them. The folk song Arirang played and the “unification” flag was raised to celebrate the first gold medal by a combined Koreas team at...

German farmers call for emergency measures over poor harvest

BERLIN (AP) — German farmers want the government to provide emergency assistance following a poor harvest due to extreme drought this year. The head of the German Farmers Association...

Summer heat kills over 120,000 fish in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent hot weather in northern Taiwan has led to the unexpected deaths of over 120,000 fish in the Tamsui River at Tamsui District, New Taipei City, the Water Resources De...

Poland: Activists protest use of pesticide harmful to bees

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Environmentalists and beekeepers in Poland have staged a protest against the government's authorization of a class of pesticides that the European Union says poses a serious risk...

The Latest: Norway county beats temperature record

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on hot weather and wildfires in Europe (all times local): 10:55 a.m. A county near Norway's capital has beaten a 71-year-old reco...

The Latest: More car limits in France as heat wave peaks

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on hot weather and wildfires in Europe (all times local): 10:50 a.m. France's environment minister has called on motorists to com...

Doctor recommends boiled water, avoid alcohol to beat Taiwan’s heat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pauling Chu (朱柏齡), head of heatstroke prevention at Tri-Service General Hospital, advised the public to avoid alcohol and sugary drinks, and to drink boiled water to stay ...

Facial recognition system set to be used in Olympic security

TOKYO (AP) — A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. ...

Taiwan to see blistering temperatures on 'Liqiu' 1st day of 'Fall'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though today is considered the first day of Autumn in the lunisolar calendar, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings are in nine counti...

The Latest: French cities ban polluting cars amid heat wave

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on hot weather and wildfires in Europe (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Three French cities have banned the most polluting cars from...

Taipei sees scorching heat index of 43 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei baked with residents scorched by a heat index of 43 degrees Celsius by midday today (Aug. 6) and more such sweltering temperatures are expected to continue until th...