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Halloween parade marches on amid heavy security after attack

NEW YORK -- New York City's always-surreal Halloween parade marched on Tuesday evening under the shadow of real fear, hours after a truck attack killed eight people on a busy city bike path in what authorities called an act of terror.

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Trump stepping up 'extreme vetting' of US entrants

WASHINGTON, United States -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had ordered more robust "extreme vetting" of travelers coming into the United States following the first deadly attack in New York blamed on terror since the September 11, 2001 st

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Terror attack in NYC; truck driver kills 8 on bike path

NEW YORK (Updated) -- A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a pa

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Nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat

ZAMA, Japan -- Japanese police have found nine mutilated bodies dumped in containers with their heads cut off and flesh stripped in a suburban Tokyo flat, media reported Tuesday.

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Mayon still on abnormal state; alert level up

LEGAZPI CITY -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Monday, October 30, that Mayon Volcano remains on alert level 1 following the occurrence of at least 57 volcanic quakes since Saturday, indicating its sustained

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Lagman: Roque can't be a spokesman, adviser at the same time

OPPOSITION lawmaker Edcel Lagman slammed Representative Harry Roque following the latter's statement that he accepted the presidential spokesman post to advise President Rodrigo Duterte on human rights issues.

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Turning a new leaf in Talamban

JOSEPH (not his real name), 27, was the picture of a proud father as he looked at his two girls, age two and four, as they listened intently to the homily.

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Pope calls space, takes small step for Vatican-Russian relations

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis took a small step toward improved Vatican-Russian relations Thursday when he chatted with Russian cosmonauts and praised their understanding of love during a call with the International Space Station.

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