A flame, a look, one of the Olympics' most powerful moments

ATLANTA (AP) — EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some of the hig...

Hundreds of thousands without power days after Midwest storm

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of residents in Iowa's three largest cities remained without electricity Wednesday, two days after a rare wind storm that hit the Midwest devastated the st...

Nautilus, HD Supply rise; Uber, Inovio fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Uber Technologies Inc., down $1.06 to $31.21. A judge ordered the ride-hailing giant and ...

Vietnamese worker arrested for 'magic marker' license plate in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unaccounted for Vietnamese worker was apprehended after an immigration officer spotted him riding a motorcycle in southern Taiwan with a homemade license plate. Whil...

Pacioretty, Golden Knights to take on resurgent Blackhawks

Max Pacioretty used some weights and a stationary bike to work out in his room during his quarantine period inside the NHL bubble in Edmonton. He rejoined the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday and skated...

List 2/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

CANOE-KAYAK African Olympic canoe slalom qualifier in Basel, Switzerland from March 14-15 canceled. Pan American canoe slalom championships (Olympic qualifier) in R...

Simon Cowell injures back while testing electric bicycle

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California. Cowell was expected to have surgery Saturday evening, acc...

The Latest: India reports 933 deaths as cases near 2.1M

NEW DELHI, India — India has recorded 933 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh infections surged by another 61,537 cases to reach nearly 2.1 million. The Health Ministry...

Asia Today: Manila back under lockdown as virus cases surge

Commuter trains, buses and other public vehicles stayed off the main roads of the Philippine capital Tuesday (Aug 4) and police were again staffing checkpoints to restrict public travel as surging vir...

List 2/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

CANOE-KAYAK African Olympic canoe slalom qualifier in Basel, Switzerland from March 14-15 canceled. Pan American canoe slalom championships (Olympic qualifier) in R...

Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges

The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups warned that the country was waging “a losing battle” against the ...

VIRUS DIARY: Cycling in COVID London gives hope in the gloom

LONDON (AP) — I moved to London in 1997. I was 31. So, measuring by my London years, I’m only 24. Over the course of my London life I’ve accumulated at least 12,000 commuting hours —...

Taiwan expected to retain leading status in global bicycle industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to continue its reign in the global bicycle industry after it manufactured 63 percent of the electric bikes currently on the European market. Accordi...

Outrage after NYPD hustles protester into unmarked van

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department’s use of plainclothes officers and an unmarked minivan to haul away a vandalism suspect during a protest Tuesday created confusion and drew online outrag...

Plan to get more bikes on road wobbles as UK tackles obesity

LONDON (AP) — A plan by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to get more Britons cycling has got off to a rocky start, with a website offering bicycle repair vouchers crashing at launch. ...