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The eight car train, traveling to Taitung, came off the rails in a tunnel just north of Hualien Friday morning, causing several carriages to hit the wall of the tunnel, the government-run Central News Agency (CNA) reported, citing the fire department. The train driver and 35 passengers were killed, according to Taiwan’s Premier, Su Tseng-chang. …

Amateur puzzle fans delighted this week when NASA revealed it had hidden a secret color-coded message on the parachute for the Perseverance rover that landed on Mars last week. The message, written by systems engineer Ian Clark in binary code through alternating white and orange strips on the 70-foot chute, spelled out the NASA motto …

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Department of Health confirms that Dr. Sarah Park is no longer employed by the Department of Health. Her last day with the department was Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. [Hawaii’s Breaking News–Download the FREE KHON2 app for iOS or Android] The department reports Dr. Sarah Kemble serves as acting state epidemiologist. …

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednesday announced that it left the benchmark interest rate, the target range for federal funds, unchanged at 0%-0.25% as widely expected.  Follow our live coverage of the FOMC decision and the market reaction. In its policy statement, the Fed reiterated that it remains committed to using its full …

More than 25,000 National Guard troops are now in place to ensure that the nation’s transfer of power can take place peacefully. Trump will become the first president in more than 150 years to refuse to attend his successor’s swearing-in ceremony. Instead, he and first lady Melania Trump intend to fly to Florida before Biden …

The 2.5-hour flight by Russian carrier Pobeda took off from Berlin Brandenburg Airport on Sunday afternoon and is due to land in Moscow’s Vnukovo, where riot police were seen pushing supporters away from the terminal entrance where Navalny is due to arrive. A crowd of around 200 supporters and journalists gathered outside the airport in …

“There is a violent anarchy to QAnon that is baked into it,” said Mike Rothschild, the author of a book examining and debunking some of the most prominent conspiracy theories. How deep into the GOP’s infrastructure QAnon has penetrated is an open question. So too is how Trump’s departure from the presidency and banishment from …

MACCLENNY, Fla. – A “major” water main break in Macclenny on Saturday left residents experiencing a citywide water outage. The city said in a Facebook post that crews were working quickly to repair the line and have service restored as soon as possible. The city asked citizens to check its Facebook and city website pages …

The first shipment of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is loaded at the Kalamazoo, Michigan facility. Sunday is a historic day in the nation’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The first truck carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States pulled out of a Portage, Mich., manufacturing plant Sunday morning, with the shots that are critical to …

The family-owned business says it was scary, because nothing like this has happened to them over the past 11 years in business. TOLEDO, Ohio — As if the pandemic hasn’t already hit restaurants hard enough, a break-in at a Toledo establishment has left the owners on edge.  The break-in happened early Thursday morning when the …