House Democrats urge sweeping reforms to boost voting access

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are unveiling a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington" and aims to reduce the role of m...

Harris, Gallinari help Clippers edge Blazers 104-100

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tobias Harris had 34 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 104-100 on Sunday night. Danilo Gallinari made the tie...

Cleaning woman injured in deadly Taiwan train derailment may not receive compensation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The family of cleaning woman badly injured in Sunday's deadly derailment of a Puyuma Express in Taiwan's Yilan County is worried that, because she works for an outside ...

Full rail service resumes 3 days after deadly Puyuma Express derailment in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dual-track service has resumed this morning (Oct. 24) at the site of Sunday's deadly derailment of a Puyuma Express in Taiwan's Yilan County. The Puyuma express tra...

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...