Doomsday cult leader gets 64 years in deaths of 2 girls

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — A woman who considered herself the spiritual leader of a doomsday cult in Colorado has been sentenced to 64 years in prison for her role in the deaths of two children who were ...

Photo of the Day: Eclipse shots from across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents across Taiwan took advantage of fair weather on Sunday (June 21) to catch a glimpse of a rare annular eclipse. According to the Tainan Astronomical Education ...

Solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia, Middle East

DUBAI (AP) — Stargazers in Africa, Asia and parts of the Middle East looked to the skies this weekend to witness a partial solar eclipse. It was known as a “ring of fire” because the...

Annular solar eclipse prompts excitement across Taiwan

People in Taiwan braced scorching temperatures on Sunday to watch a rare annular solar eclipse, which will not be visible again on such a scale in the country for 195 years. Thanks to mostly sunny ...

Skies in Taiwan mostly clear for tomorrow's eclipse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that weather conditions will be fair on Sunday (June 21), when residents of southern Taiwan will be able to catch a glimpse of a ...

Taiwan's Tainan lists sites where annular solar eclipse can be observed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan in southwestern Taiwan is offering a list of sites in the city where people can observe the annular solar eclipse on June 21, which will not be visible again until ...

Disinfectant riff is latest of many Trump science clashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — What President Donald Trump says and does often flies in the face of mainstream science. Coronavirus and the idea of injecting disinfectants is only the latest episode. ...

Viking-era runestone may reflect fears of a climate disaster

Stockholm (AP) — The writing on a famous Viking-era runestone may reflect fears of an approaching climate disaster in 9th century Scandinavia, according to new research by a team of Swedish academics....

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A roadside vendor holds a special filter to watch a partial solar eclipse in Hyderabad, India. In other images from the Asia Pacific region this week, people wearing masks stand dur...

Thousands in Asia marvel at 'ring of fire' solar eclipse

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — People along a swath of southern Asia gazed at the sky in marvel on Thursday at a “ring of fire” solar eclipse. The so-called annular eclipse, in which ...

Mercury putting on rare show Monday, parading across the sun

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading across the sun in view of most of the world. The solar system's smallest, innermost planet...

Jury to decide life or death for bank robber who killed 2

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A federal jury will decide whether a man who shot and killed two employees during a South Carolina bank robbery is to receive the death sentence for his crimes. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2019. There are 162 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 22, 1...

The Latest: Solar eclipse begins to darken sun in Chile

LA SERENA, Chile (AP) — The Latest on the solar eclipse passing over Chile and Argentina (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A solar eclipse is starting to darken the sun ...

A total solar eclipse has begun to darken the sun over northern Chile

LA SERENA, Chile (AP) — A total solar eclipse has begun to darken the sun over northern Chile.