Two junior high schools in Taiwan learn through experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Under the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) 2018 “Urban-Rural Collaborative Learning” program, Taipei’s Chih Shan Junior High School (至善國中) and Taitung Coun...

A first Tour at 32: Rookie Canadian savoring every moment

PAU, France (AP) — If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, to go alongside the iconic yellow shirt worn by the race leader, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the ...

Circumnavigate Taiwan with new online guide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s East Rift Valley National Scenic Area has posted a message on its website introducing the “Taiwan on 2 Wheels” website, a portal ...

Taste of the Tour: Garlic soup in Toulouse-Lautrec country

ALBI, France (AP) — Terrible timing: Wout van Aert, the Belgian winner of Monday's stage at the Tour de France, just missed the garlic harvest in Lautrec, and he was a few weeks too early for next mon...

The Latest: Churches promise sanctuary from migrant sweeps

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on immigration enforcement sweeps (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A dozen churches in the Los Angeles area have declared themselves sanctuari...

As Wimbledon final approaches, Serena recalls loss to Halep

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — There are, of course, many reasons why Serena Williams has been as successful as she's been, for as long as she's been. The serve. The returns. The groundst...

oBike apocalypse ends as Taipei scraps last of derelict bikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After much outcry by motorists, city officials, and residents over piles of oBikes strewn about when the bicycle-share craze was at its peak, the last of the abandoned bikes ar...

Shen’ao Rail Bike open hours extended through September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The New Taipei City Tourism and Travel Department has extended the opening hours of the Shen’ao Rail Bike until Sep. 30. The Shen'ao Branch Line (深澳線) is a sin...

Judge OKs phone seizures in New York City bike path attack

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says prosecutors can show jurors at a terrorism trial the contents of two phones found in a truck used to kill eight people on a New York City bike path. U.S....

Up-and-coming Ciccone delivers at maiden Tour de France

CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) — Giulio Ciccone's biggest dream is to wear the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey once in his life. He will be covered in a more prestigious color Friday at the Tou...

Yellow jersey Alaphilippe brings panache to the Tour

COLMAR, France (AP) — In an era where riders are becoming slaves to power meters, earpieces and all sorts of technological gadgets, Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe is bringing a much-needed dose of flair...

Wanted man killed in shootout with police in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being on the loose for three years, a wanted man died in a gun battle with police in southern Taiwan today (July 10), while one policeman was injured. At 4:20 a.m. thi...

At Tour de France, tasting Belgium's chocolate is a must

BRUSSELS (AP) — On meeting someone who makes bars of chocolate for a living, the question that immediately springs to mind is: "After a while, do you get sick of eating the stuff?" T...

Teunissen wins Tour opening stage to take yellow jersey

BRUSSELS (AP) — Mike Teunissen claimed the first yellow jersey of this year's Tour de France with a sprint victory in Saturday's opening stage, which was marked by Jakob Fuglsang's crash. ...

Spanish motorcycle rider dies in crash at Barcelona track

MONTMELÓ, Spain (AP) — A Spanish motorcycle rider has died after crashing in qualifying for the 24 Hours of Catalunya on Friday. Race organizers said Aurelio Martínez could not overc...