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. ...

New TV ad shows Marines looking for a few good women

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Marine in full combat gear moves through dark, frigid water, gripping an M-16 rifle, before plunging under barbed wire and through a submerged drainage pipe. It is only when the fi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 30, the 120th day of 2017. There are 245 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 30,...

Mysterious drop in prized bait worms threatens a way of life

WOOLWICH, Maine (AP) — Dan Harrington makes his living unearthing marine worms by hacking away at mudflats with a tool that resembles the business end of an old steel rake. He's fine...

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle be...

NFL draft capsules for NFC teams

2. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (2-14) LAST SEASON: 49ers tied franchise record for losses, leading to organizational overhaul. Longtime GM Trent Baalke was fired, along with first-year coach...