Strong tropical Storm drenches Cancun area of Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Gamma hit the resort-dotted coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula at near-hurricane force on Saturday, flooding streets, knocking down trees and stranding people trying...

Migrant caravan faces roadblocks in Guatemala

About 1,000 Honduran migrants headed for the United States became increasingly desperate Friday in the face of a police and army roadblock in northern Guatemala that was preventing them from continuin...

Underwater and on fire: US climate change magnifies extremes

America's worsening climate change problem is as polarized as its politics. Some parts of the country have been burning this month while others were underwater in devastating extreme weather disasters...

AP Photo Gallery: Sally's deluge swamps streets, ruins cars

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Sally's storm surge and torrential rain inundated a stretch of the Gulf Coast on Wednesday, damaging parked cars and prompting many calls for evacuations. ...

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. SALLY COULD LEAD TO RECORD FLOODING The hurricane makes landfall near Gulf...

Typhoon heads to South Korea after battering southern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week damaged buildings, caused blackouts in nearly half a million homes and injured 20 people on southern Japanese islands before heading to...

Top weather expert hopes Typhoon Maysak stays away from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As parts of south Taiwan were battered by torrential rain Thursday (Aug. 27), the chief of the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) expressed the hope that the country would be sp...

Tropical Storm Bavi forces cancellation of two firework shows in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City and New Taipei City announced Saturday (Aug. 22) they were canceling separate firework shows planned for the Dadaocheng area and Tamsui District’s Fisher...

Record-shattering Sichuan floods to hammer China's Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Massive rains pounding Chongqing and much of Sichuan Province over the past few days have led to record-setting floods and alerts and are generating the highest inflow int...

North Korea to hold key party meeting amid economic woes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will open a high-profile political conference on Wednesday to discuss unspecified “crucial” issues as it struggles to keep afloat a sanctions-ravaged economy hit ...

Lowe HR 4 games in row, Rays top Blue Jays 3-2 in resumption

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a solo home run in the ninth inning to keep up his power surge and lift the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Sunday in the completion of a suspended ...

Rays-Jays halted by rain; finish Sunday, then 7-inning game

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays had their game against Tampa Bay suspended in the fourth inning because of rain Saturday night, a hazard of playing in their temporary outdoor home in Buffal...

Flooding in China's Sichuan to dump more water on Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Three Gorges Dam is likely to see its fourth flood this year, as torrential rain has ravaged the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in Sichuan Province this week. F...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...

Taiwan sees Tropical Storm Jangmi take shape Sunday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression spawning northeast of the Philippines intensified into Taiwan's fifth tropical storm of the year on Sunday morning (Aug. 9) and is expected to br...