Rescuers seek 9 people missing in central China landslide

BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers in central China were searching Wednesday for nine people left missing in a landslide triggered amid widespread flooding across much of the country. The disa...

Flooding kills 2, disrupts entrance exams in southern China

BEIJING (AP) — Severe flooding and heavy rains have killed at least two people in southern China and disrupted the first day of widely anticipated college entrance exams being held one month late beca...

Japan: Will Tokyo governor's reelection spur ambitions?

Yuriko Koike remains the most powerful female politician in Japan. Though she ran as an independent candidate without any party backing in Sunday's gubernatorial election, she won more than 60% of...

Mining disasters continue in Myanmar despite regulations

At least 160 jade miners died in a mudslide due to heavy rains in northern Myanmar in Hpakant, Kachin state on Thursday. The Myanmar Fire Services Department involved in the rescue operation wrote on...

Myanmar leader blames joblessness for deadly mining tragedy

HPAKANT, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed sadness Friday over a landslide at a jade mining site in the country’s north that took at least 166 lives, blaming the tragedy on jobl...

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 162 people

HPAKANT, Myanmar (AP) — At least 162 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the worst in a series of deadly accidents at such sites in recent years that critics...

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. JOB SURGE EXPECTED IN JUNE REPORT Economists forecast that 3 million jobs ...

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 113 people

Rescue workers say at least 113 people have been killed in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar. At least another five people have been injured in Thursday’s (July 2) acciden...

Rescue workers say death toll in landslide at Myanmar jade mine has surged to at least 113 people

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Rescue workers say death toll in landslide at Myanmar jade mine has surged to at least 113 people.

Myanmar government says landslide at a jade mine in country's north has killed 50 people

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar government says landslide at a jade mine in country's north has killed 50 people.

Myanmar's election commission sets Nov. 8 date for polls

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar announced Wednesday it will hold elections on Nov. 8 for the national, regional and state parliaments. The state Union Election Commission announced th...

Singapore election campaign begins, PM's brother not running

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's estranged brother is not running in next month's general election but said Tuesday he hopes to be a “catalyst for change" as campaigning beg...

Election results are delayed again. Get used to it.

Kentucky and New York had primaries Tuesday, but the winners of the closest races probably won't be known until next week. What's going on? Get used to it. Slow vote counts and delay...

Election results are delayed again. Get used to it.

Kentucky and New York had primaries Tuesday, but the winners of the closest races probably won't be known until next week. What's going on? Get used to it. Slow vote counts and delay...

Floods soak homes, cut roads in Serbia, Bosnia amid rains

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has introduced emergency measures in several municipalities after heavy rains in the past few days caused widespread damage as rivers overflowed, authorities said Tuesda...