Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that engulfed their van and trap...

The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and ...

Judge dismisses harassment charge against Liev Schreiber

NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York judge has dismissed charges against Liev Schreiber for allegedly attacking a local photographer while the actor was filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Dono...

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmi...

Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms

Flooded rivers from Florence's rains have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms in North Carolina, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests. ...

AP PHOTOS: Gaza images on display in France show resilience

CAIRO (AP) — Khalil Hamra, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for The Associated Press, is exhibiting his work in a show titled "Why Gaza?" at the 30th annual Visa Pour L'Image photojournalism fest...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese candidate's cartoonish 'endorsement' by Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American photographed a primitively-painted banner in New Taipei City today depicting a Taiwanese city council candidate awkwardly holding hands with U.S. Presiden...

Analysis: Trump leans on shaky numbers to shape reality

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of illegal voters. Crowd size. The GDP. President Donald Trump loves to cite stats and numbers to bolster his political standing. He just doesn't seem to...

Analysis: Trump leans on shaky numbers to shape reality

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of illegal voters. Crowd size. The GDP. President Donald Trump loves to cite stats and numbers to bolster his political standing. He just doesn't seem to...

Taiwan's public libraries offer the homeless more than just books

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) -- Photographer Fritz Hoffmann used his lens to record how some homeless people in California benefit from public libraries; in Taiwan, some public libraries are hoping the home...

Taiwanese photographer pulls photo from contest after WMO kowtows to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer has withdrawn his entry for a photo competition organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), after the specialized United Nation...

Winners of photo contest to promote Philippines in Taiwan announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) recently announced the winners of photo contest held to promote the Philippines and celebrate Filipino worker...

Video shows pro-China protesters dump paint on Japan's de facto embassy in Taipei after comfort woman kick

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced showing the front entrance of the building, which houses the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), being doused in paint by members of a pro-Ch...

Osaka charms Japan with her manners _ and broken Japanese

TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s halting Japanese, her manners — she bowed and apologized after beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final — and her simple charm has swelled nati...

Osaka charms Japan with her manners _ and broken Japanese

TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka's halting Japanese, her manners — she bowed and apologized after beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final — and her simple charm have swelled national pride in Japan and...