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Japanese writer who documented WWII Tokyo firebombing dies

TOKYO (AP) — Katsumoto Saotome, a Japanese writer who gathered the accounts of survivors of the U.S. firebombing of Tokyo in World War II to raise awareness of the massive civilian deaths and the impo...

Somaliland market fire losses estimated at up to $2 billion

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A massive fire in an expansive market in the capital of Somaliland destroyed property worth up to $2 billion, according to local officials in the autonomous region of Somalia...

Early morning fire occurs at south Taiwan food manufacturing warehouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An early morning fire occurred at a Kuwang Food Industry warehouse in Chiayi County on Monday (March 28). CNA reported that the Chiayi County Fire Bureau received a rep...

Fire breaks out at north Taiwan engine oil packaging factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just one day after a large fire at a Carrefour logistics center in Taoyuan, another fire broke out at an engine oil packaging factory in the same district. CNA cited th...

Huge fire breaks out at Carrefour logistics center in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A massive fire has broken out at a Carrefour logistics center in Taoyuan. The Taoyuan Fire Department stated that at 7:33 a.m. on Monday (March 14) it received a report...

Video shows residents rescued from burning building in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has surfaced showing the rescue of two trapped residents from a burning apartment building in Taichung on Sunday (March 6). According to Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-y...

6 dead, 6 injured in central Taiwan apartment fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire broke out in an apartment building in Taichung City on Sunday evening (March 6), leaving six dead and six injured. According to Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕)...

Sorting fact, disinformation amid Russian war on Ukraine

Associated Press journalists around Ukraine and beyond are documenting military activity during Russia’s invasion. With disinformation rife and social media amplifying military claims and counterclaim...

Investors flee Lordstown again on thin Endurance forecast

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Shares in Lordstown Motors took another beating after the troubled electric truck maker revealed an underwhelming forecast for truck deliveries — one that would depend on rai...

Sailor facing court martial in fire that destroyed Navy ship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A sailor accused of starting the fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard will face a court martial for arson, the Navy said Friday. Seaman Recruit Ryan Mays, 2...

Portugal: Serbian ambassador falls to his death from a cliff

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Serbia's ambassador to Portugal has died after falling from a cliff in a seaside scenic spot north of the Portuguese capital, local authorities and the Serb ministry of foreign...

CNN exec Zucker's ouster shows peril of hiding work romance

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the potential peril of a workplace romance, the most common source of trouble, experts say, is allowing it to remain a secret. A case in point was this week’s...

Yemen rebel attack on UAE brings tragedy to Indian families

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — First, there was a pop, like firecrackers, then the world itself seemed to splinter. Ramjan Rath felt a sharp pain. He looked down, and realize...

10 movies you'll want to see from the Sundance Film Festival

Dispatches from the Sundance Film Festival are usually accompanied by descriptions of the looming mountains, snowy premieres and frantic bus shuttles. This year's Sundance, which played out entirely v...

Fiery Georgia crash that killed 6 women leads to lawsuits

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Family members of women in a sober living group home who were killed and injured in a fiery van crash last year are suing a car company and the group home, saying the 2002 Dodge ...