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Missing north Taiwan scuba diver rescued after spending night on Turtle Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man who spent the night on Turtle Island after losing contact with his friend while scuba diving in Gongliao, was picked up by a fishing boat on Sunday (May 8) as he att...

Woman dies after dumbwaiter accident in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman has died after being fatally wounded in a dumbwaiter accident at a rice cake store in Kaohsiung. The incident occurred on the second floor of a store in the cit...

Rescue team traverses half of Taiwan to help stranded hikers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hualien County Fire Department traveled halfway around Taiwan on a search and rescue mission after receiving a report about hikers stranded on Nenggao Mountain on Sund...

Today in History: April 28, Mussolini is executed

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 28, the 118th day of 2022. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

Today in History: April 24, hostage rescue mission fails

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 24, the 114th day of 2022. There are 251 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

Poland: Coal mine explosions kill 5, injure more than 20

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two methane explosions at a coal mine in southern Poland killed five people and injured more than 20 early Wednesday, the Polish prime minister said. Seven others were missing. ...

2 killed in South Korean helicopter crash during Taiwan rescue mission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two South Korean Coast Guard members are dead and one is missing after their helicopter crashed during a mission to search for crew members of a South Korean ship off the ...

Imprisoned Griner gets support from USA Basketball teammates

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A'ja Wilson wishes that she and her USA Basketball teammates could do more to help Brittney Griner right now. They've all been straddling the line of trying not to...

WNBA players break silence on Brittney Griner

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two of Brittney Griner’s USA Basketball teammates have broken their silence on the star player’s imprisonment in Russia. Most WNBA players have been hesitant to ta...

7 rescued, 1 missing after cargo ship sinks off Taiwan's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Indonesian crewmembers of Mongolian cargo ship the Prestige have been rescued after the vessel sank off the coast of Taichung Tuesday (March 22), and authorities con...

Fisherman drowns after falling into sea at New Taipei’s Longdong Cape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 40-year-old fisherman drowned after falling into the sea at Longdong Cape in New Taipei City on Monday (March 21). A rescue team failed to resuscitate him after retri...

Live updates: Thousands flee Mariupol as Russians advance

MARIUPOL -- Evacuations from besieged cities proceeded on Saturday along eight of 10 humanitarian corridors, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said. She said a total of 6,623 people wer...

4 US Marines die in NATO drill when Osprey crashes in Norway

HELSINKI (AP) — Four U.S. Marines were killed when their Osprey aircraft crashed in a Norwegian town in the Arctic Circle during a NATO exercise unrelated to Russia's war in Ukraine, authorities said ...

Appeals court reverses ruling halting Alaska refuge road

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal appeals court panel on Wednesday reversed a decision that rejected a land swap aimed at allowing a road be built through an Alaska national wildlife refuge that is a...

Taiwan air force Mirage fighter lost, pilot ejects safely

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s air force said one of its French-made Mirage 2000 fighter jets appears to have been lost off the island’s east coast, but the pilot has been rescued after parachuting to...