Taiwan KMT candidate to trumpet '666' childbirth subsidy program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday (Nov. 16), news broke that KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will soon announce a program to stimulate the birthrate using the sinister-sounding numb...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2019. There are 46 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal...

Colombia adoptees find family decades after volcano tragedy

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Jenifer de la Rosa was just a week old when Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz volcano exploded, unleashing a wall of mud that buried an entire town and left 25,000 dead. ...

Ex-Missouri police chief who rescued baby indicted

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former northwest Missouri police chief accused of striking a handcuffed man after the chief helped rescue the man’s infant daughter from a p...

Migrants live in fear at Mexico-US border as violence flares

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States spends her days holed up in her cousin's cramped slum house just across the border in Mexico — too scared to leave after receivi...

Missouri sheriff's department sees 17 babies born this year

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — One Missouri sheriff's department has seen the ranks of its deputy dads grow, as 17 law enforcement officers welcomed babies this year. The St. Louis Post-Dispa...

In fading ritual, WWII rescuer reunites with Jews she saved

JERUSALEM (AP) — One by one, the 40 descendants of a group of Israeli siblings leaned down and hugged the elderly Greek woman to whom they owe their very existence, as she sat in her wheelchair and wi...

Baby in critical condition after 5-car collision on freeway in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person was killed and six were injured in a major traffic collision on the Changhua section of National Freeway No. 1 (Sun Yat-sen Freeway) Saturday morning (Nov. 2). ...

Nebraska couple gets probation for malnourished baby's death

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska couple has been sentenced to five years of probation for the death of one of their malnourished infant twin daughters. Cass County Distri...

The Latest: 2nd child dies after St. Louis apartment fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a fatal St. Louis fire (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A second child has died after she and two other small children were reportedly le...

Woman in custody after St. Louis fire that killed infant

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman is in police custody after an apartment fire in St. Louis that killed an infant girl and left two other girls in critical condition, children who had been left home alone. ...

Suit: Hospital mishandled infection that killed 3 babies

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a newborn who died in a Pennsylvania hospital's neonatal intensive care unit allege in a lawsuit that hospital officials failed to protect their son from a leth...

Lawyer: British family deported after US border crossing

READING, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for a British family who made an unauthorized crossing from Canada into the United States say the family has been deported after nearly two weeks in federal custody. ...

Pedestrian finds baby alive in bag along Indiana roadway

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — Southern Indiana police say an infant found abandoned inside a bag left near a roadway is alive and healthy. Seymour police say a person walking their dog found ...

Stocks edge lower as investors weigh earnings, sales data

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors weighed the latest batch of corporate earnings and a weak report on retail sales. Surprising...