Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruption

HONOLULU (AP) — The recent eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has quieted to the point that federal officials are ready to allow people back to the dramatically changed summit crater, which has quad...

Suspects in American tourist's killing go on trial in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Suspects in the Greek murder trial stemming from the fatal beating of 22-year-old American tourist Bakari Henderson have appeared in court for the opening of proceedings, but the...

Mass tourism threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' town

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to...

Barrier Reef tourists warned after 2 shark attacks in 2 days

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Tourists are being warned to keep out of the water in the Whitsunday Islands on Australia's Great Barrier Reef after two swimmers were critically injured by shark attacks on...

Wanted US 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson signed lease for apartment in Taipei that starts today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a manhunt is underway for the controversial American 3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson, who is wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor in Texas, reports have surf...

American couple drowns at Costa Rica waterfall

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Police in Costa Rica say a U.S. couple has died in an accident at a waterfall known as Belen de Nosarita. They are identified as 48-year-old Darren Mizoka...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MOON SAYS KIM WANTS SUMMIT WITH TRUMP South Korea's presi...

Indian flight turns back after 30 passengers report sick

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Jet Airways flight has returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, after dozens of passengers complained of ear pain and nose bleeding due to the loss in cabin pressure while fly...

Woman in critical condition after Barrier Reef shark attack

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Officials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Ambulance spokeswoman Tracey Eastwick say...

Newcomers bring decaying Kentucky distillery back to life

MILLVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The whiskey quit flowing decades ago from a landmark Kentucky distillery housed in a picturesque castle. Nearly a half-century of neglect reduced the one-time tourist draw to a d...

Clearing skies reveal Florence's wrath in hard-hit counties

The sun is finally shining over parts of the Carolinas, but the clearing skies are only revealing the extent of Florence's wrath . Though the hurricane packed 90 mph (145 kph) winds as it came ashore,...

Israel says police kill Palestinian attacker in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say officers have shot and killed a Palestinian who attacked a Jewish worshipper in Jerusalem and then charged at them. Police said in a statement the...

Shea-Porter calls for release of detained Indonesian

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic congresswoman from New Hampshire is calling for the release of an Indonesian woman detained since May after she was picked up at an immigration checkpoint. ...

Shh! Introverts share travel survival secrets

Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you're an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest thi...

Confucius supports southern Taiwan’s history and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legendary philosopher Confucius (孔子) has been recruited by the Tainan County Government (臺南市政府) to promote the region as a tourist destination and to encourage deeper unde...