Moon-viewing odds in Taiwan brighten, tropical storm could bring rain Sun.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression to the east of the Philippines has been slow to form, conditions for viewing the moon on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival (Sept. 13) appear better ...

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday nigh...

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday nigh...

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges. ...

Weather blocks paratrooper drop in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Gloomy, rainy weather has forced cancellation of a planned drop in Ohio of paratroopers from a plane used in the D-Day invasion. A C-53D Skytrooper named "D-Day D...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan to drop by 5 to 8 degrees Celsius today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens today, scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely in much of Taiwan, while northern and northeastern Taiwan w...

Taiwan's rainy weather to last through Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Under the effects of northeasterly winds, rainy weather is expected across Taiwan through Monday, when another front will be approaching the country, according to the Central Weather B...

Taiwan's Yushan sees 3.5 cm of fresh snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 3.5 centimeters of snow fell on Yushan, Taiwan's tallest peak, early this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Due to a combination of frig...

The Latest: Bundled up for cold New Orleans Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Mardi Gras (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Layers. That seemed to be the key to surviving a cold Fat Tuesday in New Orleans. ...

Dressed up, ready for fun: New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The party is on! Thousands of people are expected to gather in the New Orleans area to celebrate Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday marks the final day of the season of revel...

Evacuations lifted for flooded California wine country towns

GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Jason Flint prepared for flooding in Northern California by putting his deli's valuable equipment on pallets and milk crates stacked several feet above the ground. ...

Health officials: Palestinian killed at weekly Gaza protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Health officials say Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during protests along Gaza-Israel frontier. Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-K...

Mercury to drop to 14 degrees in N. Taiwan by Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for four cities and counties in northern Taiwan today and temperatures are expected to dip down as low as 14 d...

First monarch butterflies arrive at Mexico wintering area

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first monarch butterflies have arrived at their wintering grounds in the mountains of central Mexico — almost a week later than usual. Millions of monarchs mak...

Extremely heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the first wave of northeastern monsoons strike Taiwan, an extremely heavy rain advisory has been issued today for four cities and counties in northern Taiwan by the Central ...