Great scot: Browns rookie punter has Scottish heritage

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jamie Gillan already has the catchy nickname and ready-for-Hollywood back story. He is no ordinary rookie. With his long hair pulled back into a ponytail and a thi...

When Boston Marathon turned into a sprint, Cherono was ready

BOSTON (AP) — Sometimes a race is both a marathon and a sprint. Lawrence Cherono paced himself for 26 miles from Hopkinton to Boston, making the turn from Hereford Street for the las...

Peterson's 1st MLB hit in 9th sends Tigers past Yankees 3-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Dustin Peterson's parents were right there in the Yankee Stadium stands to see his first major league hit — a tiebreaking rocket off one of baseball's best closers. H...

O's bullpen loses Hess' no-hit bid in win vs Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — David Hess was pulled after 6 1/3 hitless innings, but the Baltimore Orioles bullpen couldn't see the bid through in a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. ...

Mercury could drop by 10 degrees tonight in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are expected to plummet today by up to 10 degrees Celsius, as a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens, according to the Cent...

Mercury in Taiwan could drop to 13 degrees over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Taiwan will see balmy weather today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that temperatures could dip down to 13 degrees Celsius over the weekend as a weather fro...

Minnesota's famed winter isn't what it used to be

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bundled up against the icy cold and drifting snow, Don Olson has tended the trail of a popular cross country ski race in Minnesota for years. Fixing problem spots ...

US adds just 20K jobs; unemployment dips to 3.8 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half. The sharp slowdown in hiring, which ...

Cold front could bring snow to Taiwan's mountains this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A continental cold air mass which has arrived in Taiwan is expected to bring cold, wet weather to northern Taiwan and snow to the country's mountains over the next three da...

Temperatures to drop 15 degrees Celsius in Taiwan after a sunny Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are set to plunge by 15 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees Celsius late on Thursday under the influence of a front, according to a weather expert, an...

In letters, Whitey Bulger fondly recalled old days, Alcatraz

BOSTON (AP) — Locked up for life after 16 years on the run, murderous Boston gang boss James "Whitey" Bulger couldn't stand how much the world around him had changed. Prison was noth...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. POSSIBLE PEACE DECLARATION LOOMS OVER KIM-TRUMP SUMMIT Su...

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40 percent

DETROIT (AP) — Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found. The study...

Volvo recalls 167,000 cars worldwide to fix trunk lid

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish automaker Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely holding company, says it is recalling 167,000 cars worldwide because the hatch lid lift system on electric trunks can loosen, stop...

Winter storm dumps rare snow on Seattle as Midwest warms up

SEATTLE (AP) — Winter weather pounded a swath of the U.S. West on Monday, closing schools, snarling traffic and turning coastal cities like Seattle that rarely get much snow unusually white as the Mid...