Torrential rain in England strands shoppers, floods streets

LONDON (AP) — Torrential rain has drenched parts of north and central England, forcing some to evacuate their homes and stranding a small group of people in a shopping center overnight. ...

Horse racing's tragic, wild ride culminates at Breeders' Cup

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty horse deaths over the winter at Santa Anita. The first disqualification for interference in Kentucky Derby history. A horse tossing his jockey at the start of the Preakne...

Woods widens lead at Zozo Championship

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods shot 4-under 66 in the third round of the rain-hit Zozo Championship on Sunday to widen his lead to three strokes over local favorite Hideki Matsuyama. ...

Japan's Matsuyama in contention at Zozo Championship

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Local favorite Hideki Matsuyama is still in contention to become the first Japanese player to win a PGA Tour event on home soil. Matsuyama is tied for third ...

Woods shoots 64 to take two-stroke lead at Zozo Championship

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods shot a second straight 6-under 64 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the rain-hit Zozo Championship. Teeing off in f...

Play resumes at rain-hit Zozo Championship

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Play resumed on Saturday at the rain-hit Zozo Championship, a day after Friday's second round was washed out due to torrential rain. Organizers of the PGA To...

Flood, mudslides from strong rain in Japan kill at least 7

TOKYO (AP) — Torrential rain that caused flooding and mudslides in towns east of Tokyo has left seven people dead and added damage in areas still recovering from recent typhoons. Res...

Torrential rain in eastern Japan causes flooding near Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Torrential rain from a low-pressure system hovering above Japan's main island has triggered flooding in towns east of Tokyo, prompting fresh concerns in areas still recovering from recent...

Heavy rain in northeast Spain kills 1 man, 2 missing

MADRID (AP) — Authorities say one man has died and two people are missing following torrential rain in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia. Regional police said Wednesday that t...

2,667 radioactive bags from Fukushima nuke disaster unleashed by Typhoon Hagibis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Hagibis hammered Japan on Saturday (Oct. 12), thousands of bags containing radioactive waste have reportedly been carried into a local Fukushima stream by flood...

Tonga gets its win at RWC, beats US 31-19

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Tonga beat the United States 31-19 on Sunday to avoid finishing last in Pool C at the Rugby World Cup, helped by a farewell try from retiring captain Siale Piutau on his birthday. ...

The Latest: Scots want chance to crash Japan's Cup party

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 23 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The Scottish players have tried to be good guests at the Rugby World...

Bracing for impact at Rugby World Cup as typhoon nears Japan

TOKYO (AP) — With two games already canceled and the prospect of more disruptions as the worst typhoon of the year bears down on Japan, Rugby World Cup organizers have again outlined the plan to asses...

Tough guys: Rugby players not flustered by massive typhoon

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Rugby players don't scare easily. Not even when there's a super typhoon heading for them. Some of sport's toughest guys are waiting for the arrival of Typhoon Hag...

Typhoon Mitag could make landfall in NE Taiwan today, bring 'crazy wind explosive rain' tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau has issued a sea and land warning for 13 counties and cities, as Typhoon Mitag is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon (Sept. 30), ...