• Dragon and lion dancers perform amidst exploding firecrackers in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at Manila's Chinatown district in Manila, Philippines. This year is Year of the Monkey in the Lunar calendar. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

  • In this Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 photo, rescue workers search a collapsed building from an early morning earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan. A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)

    AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

    In images from Asia last week, a baby boy was rescued from an apartment building in Taiwan toppled by an earthquake, while people in Seoul watched news of North Korea’s rocket launch.

  • North Koreans gather at the Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate a satellite launch Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. People in Pyongyang danced and watched fireworks the day after a rocket launch that has been strongly condemned by many countries around the world. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)

    North Korea’s new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

    TOKYO (AP) — Here’s a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea’s newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended.

  • A recovered wedding portrait is propped up at the search and rescue staging area of a collapsed building complex in Tainan, Taiwan, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.  More than 100 people are believed to still be under the debris in a powerful quake that struck on Saturday, Feb. 6, during the most important family holiday in the Chinese calendar — the Lunar New Year.(AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT

    Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

    TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones.

  • American flags fly at the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street,  July 6, 2015.  World stock markets were uneven Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could influence how much the Fed raises interest rates this year. Japanese shares sagged on the strengthening yen. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Asia stocks flat as investors fret over global economy

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were little changed Monday in thin holiday trading as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data showed U.S. employers added fewer jobs last month.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he signs autographs at a campaign event at Plymouth State University Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Plymouth, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

    NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — With less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls, Hillary Clinton took a trip to Michigan. And other candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. Donald Trump said he doesn’t need to win New Hampshire, but would like to — though he was notably casual in his campaign effort Sunday.

  • Hut fire kills all 10 family member on Pakistani island

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani police official says fire has killed all 10 members of a fisherman’s family on an island in southern Pakistan.

  • Winner Switzerland's Carlo Janka is airborne during a men's World Cup super-G race, also a test event of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs in a race that was much more challenging than the downhill a day earlier.

  • North Koreans applaud as they watch an electronic screen announcing the launch of a satellite on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

    Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellite

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea’s state media triumphantly announced in a special news bulletin to the nation Sunday it had successfully launched a satellite into orbit, calling it a major milestone in the nation’s history and the “greatest gift of loyalty” to the country’s young leader, Kim Jong Un.

  • People watch a TV news reporting a rocket launch in North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology and yet another "intolerable provocation." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    The Latest: S. Korea to begin talks on US missile defense

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):