What now? Penguins face crucial offseason after flameout

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Rutherford's question was rhetorical. The answer — whenever the architect the Pittsburgh Penguins general manager arrives at it — will determine how the franchise emerges from th...

Washington set to be 1st state with long-term care benefit

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington is poised to become the first state to establish an employee-paid program creating an insurance benefit to help offset the costs of long-term care, a step advocates sa...

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top court has rejected an appeal by former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers against his extended detention after his fourth arrest on allegations of financial misconduct. ...

Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic. A divided high court had previou...

Solskjaer to begin much-needed rebuilding job at United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spent much of his time as Manchester United manager harking back to the club's trophy-laden past under Alex Ferguson. Now it's time to focus on the future — ...

Millennial Money: Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you're on solid financial ground. But it's important to turn the tables and as...

Rugby league great Greg Inglis begins 2nd career as coach

A day after retiring from a storied career in rugby league on the field, Greg Inglis started one Tuesday on the sidelines as an assistant coach. South Sydney Rabbitohs captain Inglis...

Predators take 2-1 series lead over Stars with 3-2 victory

DALLAS (AP) — Mikael Granlund scored on a wrist shot from just inside the blue line with 8:19 left and the Nashville Predators, after blowing a two-goal lead, beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday night...

Romanian court delays appeal decision in graft conviction

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has postponed until May 20 its decision on an appeal by the country's most powerful politician against his 3 ½ year prison sentence for official misconduct i...

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's appeal on detention turned down

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Supreme Court has turned down an appeal by the lawyers for Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn to end his detention following his arrest for the fourth time on financial miscond...

Body of Ernest 'Fritz" Hollings lies in repose at SC Capitol

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mourners are paying their respects to Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the former South Carolina governor and longtime U.S. senator who died earlier this month at 97. ...

Taiwan needs more than a few extra foreign English teachers to make bilingual country ambitions a reality.

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced plans this week to try and attract more overseas English teachers to work in Taiwan as part of the new policy to turn Taiwan into a fully bilingual countr...

Custer pulls away to win NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Cole Custer passed Austin Cindric with 20 laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway on Friday night. Cindric had grabbed the lead on ...

Column: Golf's most endearing charm: Fending off Father Time

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Phil Mickelson flashed the faraway look of a man nearing a half-century of life, clearly pondering where the time went. "It goes by fast," he reminisced, glancing...

Former Liverpool captain Tommy Smith dies at 74

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tommy Smith, a tough-tackling former Liverpool captain whose goal helped his hometown club win the European Cup for the first time, has died. He was 74. Liv...