First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep...

Illinois governor's schedule includes recommended attire

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — What if you were governor of Illinois and didn't have a thing to wear? If you're J.B. Pritzker, you look at your daily schedule. During his...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Saturday, March 23, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

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Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small solar storm is heading toward Earth, but don't expect a big light show. Space weather forecaster Jonathan Lash says a solar flare that left the sun this wee...

Global feet: Mina Guli runs 62 marathons for water awareness

NEW YORK (AP) — Try running 100 marathons in 100 days over seven continents. Sound impossible? Ultra-marathoner and water activist Mina Guli came close — all in an ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, March 22, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pre...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts Northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Yilan County at 8:05 p.m. Friday, but no immediate damage or casualties were reported. The epicenter of the quake was locat...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'

MIAMI (AP) — Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. They...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

Floods expose threat to military posed by climate change

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. ...

Mercury could drop by 10 degrees tonight in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are expected to plummet today by up to 10 degrees Celsius, as a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens, according to the Cent...