Mickelson looking for momentum after year getting 'crushed'

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Optimism is never in short supply for Phil Mickelson, and it was especially high when he left the Monterey Peninsula last year with his 44th career PGA Tour victory and his...

Stocks open broadly higher, heading for 3rd straight gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, putting the market on track for a third straight day of solid gains. Overseas market were also higher. Several companies including Gen...

LeBron gets 36 in 3-point barrage, Lakers rout Spurs 129-102

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 19 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter while hitting five 3-pointers in an incredible three-minute span, propelling the Los Angeles Lakers to a 129-102 victor...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Ford v Ferrari 2. Terminator: Dark Fate 3. Parasite 4. Joker 5. Harriet ...

Tulane acquires archive of Vampire author Anne Rice

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University has acquired the complete archives of bestselling author Anne Rice, who was born and raised in New Orleans and whose books, including “Interview with a Vampire," o...

US states join global push to ban animal-tested cosmetics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of U.S. states are considering a ban on the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, as advocates argue testing products such as lotions, shampoo...

Bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark dead at age 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Higgins Clark, the tireless and long-reigning "Queen of Suspense" whose tales of women beating the odds made her one of the world's most popular writers, died Friday at age 92. ...

Trump order seeks to reduce online sales of counterfeits

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that his administration hopes will cut down on the number of counterfeits sold online. Peter Navarro, directo...

‘Minari,’ a Korean immigrant drama, breaks out at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — After the premiere of “Minari” at the Sundance Film Festival, while many in the audience were still drying their eyes, director Lee Isaac Chung quoted the author Willa Cather to...

Rio residents try to bring green to a concrete jungle

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Alê Roque wanders the untamed orchard in Rio de Janeiro, pushing aside leaves to point out what she helped plant last year. “This is cacao, developing well ... Look at this lime ...

Taipei International Book Exhibition set for record crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In less than two weeks, the annual Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will be hosted at the Taipei World Trade Center, featuring a range of international authors ...

Taiwan participates in the New York Times Travel Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is participating in the New York Times Travel Show from Jan. 24 to 26 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. The Taiwan pavilion in the show features the i...

Suspect in Georgia teacher's death files 2nd pretrial appeal

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A man charged with murder is once again asking Georgia's highest court to hear an appeal before he stands trial in the slaying of a high school teacher whose 2005 disappearance re...

First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours o...

Taiwan's Forestry Bureau makes a mark with hand-drawn calendars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 hand-drawn calendar made by Taiwan's Forestry Bureau and Seeddesign is selling out rapidly to people who cannot get enough of nature in their daily lives. ...