Driver behind deadly derailment in Taiwan's Yilan detained on suspicion of negligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a deadly derailment of the Puyuma Express train claimed the lives of 18 and injured 190 in eastern Taiwan's Yilan County on Sunday, prosecutors on Monday night filed ...

140 kph speed of train suspected as cause of deadly derailment in Taiwan's Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a deadly derailment of the Puyuma Express in Taiwan's Yilan County killed 18 and injured 187, investigators suspect that the train's excessive speed of 140 kilome...

Video shows moment Puyuma Express train flies off the tracks in Taiwan's Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) today released surveillance camera footage showing the moment the Puyuma express train flew off the tracks yesterday as it sped around ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 30, the 120th day of 2018. There are 245 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 30,...

NAACP spearheads lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP is spearheading a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Census Bureau and President Donald Trump, saying the federal government is unprepared for the 2020 Census, and that wi...

Intoxicated Indonesian man survives being struck by train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the second incident involving a train striking a passenger in the same day yesterday (Feb. 21), an Indonesian man suspected of being intoxicated was struck by a locomotive a...

Indian man taking daredevil selfie smashed by train, but survives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has gone viral of a young man trying to get the ultimate daredevil selfie in front of an oncoming train paused too long on the tracks and was hit by the locomotive, thoug...

3rd man killed in train wreck was convicted sex offender

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities have identified the third person killed in the deadly Amtrak derailment outside of Seattle as a man under federal supervision for a child pornography conviction. ...

Puyuma Express train derails on Taitung Line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A north-bound No. 431 Puyuma Express train heading from Taitung to New Taipei's Shulin District suddenly derailed at about 4:25 p.m. this afternoon, just outside of Sanmin ...

Rude welcome: Irving set for return to 'rowdy' Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving is coming home to where his NBA journey began six years ago. There will be familiar faces and new sounds. Traded to Boston this summer...

What cosmic crash confirmed: Einstein was as good as gold

WASHINGTON (AP) — When two extremely dense neutron stars crashed together in a distant galaxy, astronomers struck scientific gold, confirming previously unproven theories, including some from Albert E...

The Latest: NTSB details findings in probe of NY train wreck

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the findings on what caused a fatal commuter rail crash north of New York City in 2015. (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Federal safety in...

Congress comes up short on major action so far this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are stuck on health care, can't pass a budget, and hopes for a big, bipartisan infrastructure package are fizzling. Overhauling the tax code looks more and more like a di...

Summer looms with GOP stuck on health care, budget, taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are stuck on health care, can't pass a budget, and hopes for a big, bipartisan infrastructure package are fizzling. Overhauling the tax code looks more and more like a di...

Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, Mont. (AP) — Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall. ...