Alexa

Small plane crashes in South Carolina neighborhood in fog

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A small plane crashed into a neighborhood in dense fog and set a home on fire Wednesday near an airport in South Carolina’s capital city, authorities said. A w...

Northwest storm kills 1, causes landslide and power outages

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A powerful wind storm rolled through the Pacific Northwest, killing one person and leaving a trail of damage -- including a highway shut down after a landslide and a tractor-trai...

Spain: Cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years

MADRID (AP) — Much of Spain is struggling to return to normality three days after a 30-hour-long record snowfall that was then hardened by record-low temperatures, turning streets and roads into dange...

Low temperatures wreck wax apple harvest in South Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s wax apple harvest in Pingtung County is turning into a disaster due to recent low temperatures, reports said Tuesday (Jan. 12). While residents of nor...

Leaders at summit focus on better protecting biodiversity

PARIS (AP) — Protecting the world's biodiversity was on the agenda Monday for world leaders at the One Planet Summit, which was being held by videoconference due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

AP PHOTOS: Only ash and shells of homes left on volcano isle

TAAL VOLCANO, Philippines (AP) — The island is a ghost town, its trees just dead sticks in a gray landscape, its homes and school ash-covered and damaged by continuing earthquakes and the explosive vo...

Spurs held off for 24 mins before beating 8th-tier side 5-0

CROSBY, England (AP) — Marine's part-time players had been holding off Tottenham for 20 minutes when apprentice plumber Neil Kengni spotted his chance. Some 30 yards (meters) from th...

Coronavirus: Spain battles snow to distribute COVID vaccine

Spain will send special convoys carrying the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday to areas cut off by Storm Filomena, the interior minister said. The government is finding ways to ensure that the country's...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Lalashan blanketed by winter snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lalashan Forest Reserve was covered with layers of snow on Saturday morning (Jan. 9), attracting crowds of Taiwanese to take in the rare spectacle and pose for photos. ...

Snow falls on 6 mountains in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave blasts Taiwan, snow fell today (Jan. 8) on at least six mountains in northern, northeastern, and central Taiwan, including Yangmingshan, Taipingshan, Hehuan...

Zimbabwe jails 3 for having New Year's party despite ban

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean court has jailed three men who organized a New Year’s Eve party attended by thousands of people in the capital, Harare, in violation of COVID-19 regulations at a t...

Regulators get plan for undoing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the now-canceled Atlantic Coast Pipeline have laid out plans for how they want to go about unwinding the work that was done for the multistate natural gas projec...

Column: Major shots, and shots special to major champions

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Bryson DeChambeau are renowned for their power, so in a year no one could have imagined, perhaps it was only fitting the signature shot from their major champ...

NEFIN in Partnership with Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary (HKBTS) Embrace Carbon Neutrality for a Green Campus

316 Solar Panels Built on 6 Rooftops of HKBTS Campus Buildings HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 5 January 2021 - NEFIN, a leading solar developer and investor in carbon neutrality solutions in Asia, i...

Is Pakistan prepared to deal with climate migration?

A report by ActionAid International and Climate Action Network South Asia recently revealed that in the past few decades, more than 18 million people in South Asia have been forced to migrate due to c...