Reporter's dispatch after Jonestown mass murders, suicides

Forty years ago this week, a California congressman and a group of journalists traveled to Guyana, South America, to see Jonestown, a remote settlement created by an American church, and investigate r...

Tropical Storm Xavier brushes Mexican coast with wind, rain

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Xavier is bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to Mexico's central Pacific coast, though it's expected to head out to sea and avoid a direct hit on land. ...

Remnants of Typhoon Yutu to bring rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Tropical Storm Yutu (玉兔, Jade Rabbit) begins to peter out, its remnants will continue to bring rain to northern and eastern Taiwan through Saturday, according to the Ce...

Typhoon Yutu kills 15 in Philippines, work and classes canceled on Taiwan's Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 15 were killed when Typhoon Yutu lashed the Philippines yesterday, while the storm sets its sights on Taiwan, Orchid Island has announced that offices and schools...

Hurricane Oscar weakens, still causing high surf in Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Oscar is weakening but still producing high surf along Bermuda's beaches as it speeds north over the Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Cent...

Typhoon Yutu buries 31 in Philippine landslide, now winding its way toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen into a typhoon again, has killed six people in the Philippines and is now spiraling o...

Typhoon Yutu pouncing on Philippines, set to make U-turn toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu made landfall in the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to the region before reaching the South China ...

Typhoon Yutu poised to pound Philippines, looking to bend north toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu is racing towards the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, with signal 2 and signal 3 alerts issued across the northern Philippines, while the typhoon i...

The Latest: Oscar now Atlantic hurricane, no threat to land

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Oscar (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Oscar has become the eighth hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season, but the storm is far out ...

Oscar strengthens into tropical storm; no threat to land

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Oscar continues to swirl in the Atlantic Ocean, but does not pose a threat to land. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday morning that Oscar ...

Subtropical Storm Oscar forms in Atlantic; no threat to land

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say this hurricane season's 15th named storm is strengthening over the Atlantic Ocean, but it's no threat to land. Subtropical Storm Oscar formed late Friday...

Yemen says 14 killed in Cyclone Luban

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's prime minster says this month's tropical storm has killed 14 people and made some 8,000 people homeless. Yemen's eastern Mahra province was battered by cy...

After hammering Saipan, Super Typhoon Yutu sets N. Philippines, S. Taiwan in its sights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Super Typhoon Yutu became the strongest typhoon to ever hit a U.S. territory when it hammered Saipan and Tinian yesterday (Oct. 25) and now is on a path that appears to be...

Super Typhoon Yutu biggest of 2018, could come closest to Taiwan by Halloween

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu  (玉兔, Jade Rabbit) has become a super typhoon that is now tied with Super Typhoon Manghut as the largest typhoon of 2018, and while its future ...

The Latest: Yutu strongest storm to hit US this year

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Super Typhoon Yutu hitting the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (all times local): Noon The National Weather Service ...