Taiwan's former deputy defense minister killed in single-car crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Deputy Minister of National Defense Wang Wen-hsieh (王文燮) was killed in a single-car accident on the New Taipei Huanhe Expressaway on Sunday (March 29). According...

Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

US deaths top 1,000 as $2.2 trillion in virus aid approved U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 1,000, in another grim milestone for a global outbreak that is taking lives and wrea...

KMT seeking to lower voting age before Taiwan's 2022 elections

Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), expressed hope Sunday that a recent proposal raised by the party to lower the legal voting age to 18 by means of constitutional amendment can ...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-03-29 16:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 123,750 2,227 2 Italy 92,472 10,023 3 China ...

Dubai firm tied to Trump posts loss as virus downturn looms

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's largest, fully private real estate developer posted on Sunday its first yearly loss since becoming a publicly traded company, a worrying sign for the sheikhd...

Doubts remain after China declares victory over coronavirus

April 4 will be China's Qingming festival, which is known as "Tomb-Sweeping Day" in English. On this day, many Chinese pay their respects to their ancestors by bringing flowers to their ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 29, the 89th day of 2020. There are 277 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 29,...

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Org...

Stranded Taiwan travelers successfully evacuated from Peru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Sunday (March 29) that 55 Taiwanese trapped in Peru due to the country's lockdown have boarded a charter flight and wi...

St John's wing LJ Figueroa declares for NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's wing LJ Figueroa has declared for the NBA draft. School officials announced Figueroa's decision Saturday, saying that he hasn't hired an agent and still ha...

The Latest: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus fundraising

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have restarted their ef...

Juventus, Ronaldo agree to forgo 90M euros in wages

ROME (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates along with coach Maurizio Sarri agreed to forgo 90 million euros ($100 million) in wages on Saturday to help the club during the coronavirus cr...

AP Was There: Villanova shoots lights out to upend Hoyas

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut do...

The Latest: Naomi Osaka supports Olympic delay for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka says she is disappointed that the Oly...

Texts, not door-knocks: Census outreach shifts amid virus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In tiny Munfordville, Kentucky, the closure of the public library has cut people off from a computer used only for filling out census forms online. In Minneapolis, a concert promo...