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Late musician Tom Petty receives posthumous Ph.D. for music

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly two decades after earning a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and more than four years after his death, rock icon Tom Petty has been awarded an honorary Ph.D. fro...

Holiday shoppers navigate shortages with mixed results

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many shoppers, Kathleen Webber understands the struggles of getting the right gifts for her three children this holiday shopping season amid widespread shortages. ...

'The Falls' wins big at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major winners of the 58th Golden Horse Awards shared their inspiration and behind-the-scene stories at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall ceremony in Taipei on Saturday (Nov. 2...

2021 Taiwan Golden Horse Awards full list of winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards took place Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei and here is the full list of winners. Best Narrative Feature The Fall...

Stars shine on Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards red carpet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards on Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall had a rocking red carpet despite the pouring rain outside. Bai Ling (白靈) participated la...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

American Girl Dolls, Risk, sand make it to Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — American Girl dolls and the strategy board game Risk were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday in recognition of their influence on the toy industry. Sand, wh...

Sand, Catan, piñatas lead Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Cabbage Patch Kids, the rosy-cheeked dolls that left store shelves picked clean during the first big holiday toy craze, are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame, part ...

Jurassic World RUN! Asia Pacific 2021: There's more time to escape Isla Nublar and collect all 3 Jurassic World RUN! medals

Registration and clock-in deadline extended due to overwhelming response.SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 September 2021 - Asia Pacific's first-ever augmented reality virtual run, Jurassic World RUN! ...

Jurassic World RUN! Asia Pacific 2021: Start Running for the First-Ever Jurassic World Virtual Run in Asia Pacific

Clock-in starting 26th July 2021 on the MOVE by LIV3LY app!SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 22 July 2021 - It's time for runners to lace up their running shoes for the first-ever Jurassic World virtual ...

Preschool show boasts girl power, plus nonbinary bison Fred

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there’s a missing necklace, an AWOL baby penguin or a herd of on-the-loose caribou, Ridley Jones is your go-to guy. Or make that your girl. The 6-year-old title...

A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

NEW YORK (AP) — Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The c...

Jewish groups urge US to step up pressure on Jordan

JERUSALEM (AP) — A coalition of Jewish American groups has called on the U.S. government to press Jordan to extradite a Palestinian woman who helped carry out a 2001 suicide bombing that killed 15 peo...

Asian American girls saw pivotal icon in 'Baby-Sitters Club'

Author Ann M. Martin had no master plan when she decided to make one of the core members of “The Baby-Sitters Club” a Japanese American girl named Claudia. Claudia Kishi happened to ...

Families of US troops slain in Jordan seek action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of three Special Forces troops slain by a Jordanian soldier at a military base in Jordan in 2016 are calling on Congress to suspend aid to the key U.S. Mideast partner u...