Taiwan quake kills at least 11, fells apartment block
Most of those killed were in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed.
02/06/2016 - 12:08 PM
Progressive candidates make progress on defining progressivism
01/01/1970 - 12:00 AM
N. Korea says rocket launch could happen as early as Sunday
North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning. An updated notification sent by Pyongyang to UN agencies on Saturday -- a copy of which was released by the South Korean government -- said the launch would now take place between February 7-14. The initial window announced by the North on Tuesday had been February 8-25.
02/06/2016 - 11:53 AM
Over 100 missing, 13 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan
Rescuers race to find additional survivors after a powerful earthquake struck southern Taiwan.
02/06/2016 - 01:08 PM
Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida
MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.
02/06/2016 - 12:35 AM
Death toll rises to 7 in Taiwan quake
At least 230 people have been pulled out from rubble, and nearly 380 are injured.
02/06/2016 - 12:42 PM
Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club
Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that one person among those shot at Club Rayne was confirmed as being dead ...
02/06/2016 - 10:38 AM
Pope, Russian patriarch to talk about persecution of Christians
The patriarch of Russia's Orthodox Church will take part in an historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff on Feb. 12 because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said. Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said that long-standing differences between the two churches remain, most notably a row over the status of the Uniate Church, in Ukraine. "The situation shaping up today in the Middle East, in North and Central Africa, and in some other regions where extremists are carrying out a genuine genocide of the Christian population, demands urgent measures and an even closer cooperation between the Christian churches," Hilarion said.
02/05/2016 - 12:01 PM
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