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At least 26 dead in Taiwan gas explosions

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- At least 26 people were killed and some 270 injured in several explosions caused by gas leaks in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, local authorities said Friday.

Four firefighters were among the dead. They had been ...

In limbo on the Delaware

PHILADELPHIA -- A Greek-owned cargo ship has been anchored in the Delaware River for nearly 16 weeks, with 20 crew on board, caught in a quagmire between U.S. Coast Guard demands for operational repairs, and an owner who has not paid bills ...

El Nino usually means fewer hurricanes for S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C.--As the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season begins to heat up this summer so does the ocean surface in the equatorial Pacific, and that's good news for South Carolina.

The warming in the Pacific, known as El Nino, affects weather ...