3 African countries trying out 1st malaria vaccine in babies

TOMALI, Malawi (AP) — A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history's deadliest and most s...

New YouBikes launched in Taipei's Gongguan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest edition of the YouBike was launched in Gongguan District of Taipei City today (Jan. 15), with 1,800 parking docks installed and 500 bikes available for a rental...

Mother of murdered child wins Taiwan election bid, Han fans go on attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Newly elected New Power Party (NPP) legislator-at-large and mother of a murdered child, Claire Wang (王婉諭), on Monday (Jan. 13) appeared at a police station to file charges...

Real estate agent scales new heights with unique triathlon

The real estate agent from Utah indulged in a triathlon training program that at times was straight out of a couch potato's handbook. All the beer, pizza (cheese mostly) and heavy c...

Florida motorcycle officer dies in early morning crash

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida motorcycle officer was killed in a crash while driving his police-issued Harley-Davidson to work Thursday morning, authorities said. Officer Paul Dunn...

Patients push limits for clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An invisible disease is sidelining this once avid athlete and he knew the simple exercise wo...

Video shows China unification supporters assault Taiwanese actor for flipping them off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions heat up before Saturday's election (Jan. 11), videos have surfaced showing pro-China unification supporters assaulting a Taiwanese actor. Multiple video...

Gym class without the gym? With technology, it's catching on

Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's packed in Latin, chorus and piano as extras. What she can’t ...

SAfrican cyclist left with broken arm after park incident

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African cyclist and Olympic hopeful Nicholas Dlamini has suffered a broken left arm while being detained at Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park by rangers who...

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Safety tips for cycling around Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In Taiwan, cycling has long been a national sport. In order to provide people with more holiday activity options, bike paths have been built in national scenic areas around Tai...

Notre Dame rector: Fragile cathedral might not be saved

PARIS (AP) — The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a “50% chance” the structure might not be entirely saved, because scaffolding installed before ...

Mother of murdered girl asks Taiwan High Court to sentence killer to death in retrial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Claire Wang (王婉諭), the mother of the four-year-old girl who was decapitated 2016, on Tuesday (Dec. 24) asked Taiwan High Court judges to give the death penalty to the perp...

Foreign residents in Taiwan can now register for YouBike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a social outcry from foreigners in Taiwan over the new YouBike rental policy, the Taipei City Department of Transportation announced Tuesday (Dec. 17) that expat...

D-backs finalize Bumgarner's $85 million, 5-year deal

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized Madison Bumgarner's $85 million, five-year contract to join their rotation. The move was announced Tuesday, two days after the ...