immunization certificates demanded from visitors from Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — The health ministry says several countries are requesting that people traveling from Brazil be immunized against yellow fever amid the worst outbreak of the disease the country has se...

Man convicted in same-sex child custody case to be sentenced

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Virginia businessman is scheduled to be sentenced in New York for his role in a same-sex couple's child custody fight. A federal judge in Buffalo convicted Phi...

Lawsuit in long-running same-sex custody case to proceed

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a woman whose former civil union partner fled the country with their child rather than share custody is being allowed to proceed because one of the defendants...

Colin Farrell tapped to play Oliver North for Amazon

Colin Farrell is slated to star as Oliver North in a limited series from Amazon. Yorgos Lanthimos, who directed Farrell in the film "Lobster," will direct the untitled, one-hour seri...

Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls

OSLO, Norway (AP) — If you want to pursue happiness, grab a winter coat. A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more t...

Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you want to go to your happy place, you need more than cash. A winter coat helps — and a sense of community. A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on...

Knockout artists: Golovkin, Jacobs vie for middleweight belt

NEW YORK (AP) — Some believe Saturday night's middleweight unification bout will go the distance. Not many, though. The odds of Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs both standing after ...

US to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The United States will open the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 8 at Nashville, Tennessee, against Panama, which beat the Americans on penalty kicks in the 2015 third-place match....

Taiwan’s diplomatic ties with Caribbean region not stable: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister David Lee said during an interpellation session Monday that Taiwan’s diplomatic relations with some states within the Caribbean region are “not stab...

Nicaraguan woman thrown into fire during exorcism, dies

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say a 25-year-old woman died after being thrown into a fire to drive "demons" from her body. The woman, Vilma Trujillo Garcia, suffered...

Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro president

HAVANA (AP) — If all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba's faltering economy and aging, disaffected population to a little-known, 57-year-old ...

EU criticizes Nicaragua on rights, harassment of activist

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The European Parliament is urging Nicaragua to improve protections for human rights activists and cease what it calls harassment of an opponent to the country's proposed inte...

CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals in Arlington, Pasadena

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The semifinals of this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played in Arlington, Texas, on July 22 and at Pasadena, California, the following day. The Confederat...

Santa Clara to host CONCACAF Gold Cup final on July 26

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This year's CONCACAF Gold Cup final will be played on July 26 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The Confederation of North, Central America and C...

Taiwan selected by Rough Guides’ annual list of top 10 countries to visit in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Planning where to visit for your next holiday? Check out Rough Guides' annual list of the top 10 countries to visit in 2017, in which Taiwan is listed as the 1...