7 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers raced to find survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least seven people, sending scores to hospital and leaving about a couple dozen missing.
Republicans circle Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshire
LONDONBERRY, N.H. (AP) — On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from moderate-leaning Republicans who fear a strong Rubio showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary could spell the end for their frazzled presidential campaigns.
Analysis: AP bureau chiefs in Koreas on planned launch
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's another big, splashy step for the North Korean government: a planned rocket launch the world will see as a banned test of long-range missile technology that comes only weeks after testing what it said was a hydrogen bomb.
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present.