No Texas probes involving California torture suspects

RIO VISTA, Texas (AP) — An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children. Dav...

Winter is off to late start in normally frigid rural Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation's largest — and usually coldest — state. Months of higher-than-normal temperatures in parts of rural Ala...

Hornqvist gets 2 goals, Penguins beat slumping LA Kings 3-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and Evgeni Malkin got the tiebreaking goal early in the third period of the Pittsburgh Penguins' fifth win in six games, 3-1 over the slumping Los ...

Upcoming Events for Taipei, Jan. 19 through Jan. 25 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Year is well underway, and Taiwan News hopes everyone is enjoying their Winter this year. For those of you in the Taipei area looking for some entertainment in the...

Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in US

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man who had lived in the U.S. for nearly 30 years has been deported to Mexico. Jorge Garcia came to the U.S. with his family when he was 10 years old. He has...

Justice Dept. backs archdiocese in Christmas subway ad fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is supporting the Archdiocese of Washington in a court fight against D.C.'s subway system, which rejected an ad for the organization's Christmas fundraising ef...

Kunis named woman of the year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Golden Globe-nominated actress Mila Kunis has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Hasty Pudding in its announcemen...

UK inflation dips for first time since June

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show consumer price inflation in Britain dipping for the first time since June partly because of a fall in the price of games and toys in the run-up to Christmas. ...

Durant's 32 points send Warriors past LeBron, Cavs 118-108

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 23 and the Golden State Warriors extended their road winning streak to 13 games with a 118-108 Martin Luther King holiday victory Mo...

Villanova still No. 1, Virginia and Purdue rise in AP Top 25

Duke was the ACC's preseason favorite and North Carolina the defending national champion. The conference leader and highest-ranked team so far: Virginia. Picked to ...

Peru's pardoned ex-president hospitalized for observation

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's recently pardoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori has been taken from his home in the capital to a hospital for observation. Family doctor Alejandro Aguinaga t...

Kase sends Ducks past LA Kings 4-2 in feisty rivalry game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ondrej Kase had two goals and an assist, John Gibson made 23 saves and the Anaheim Ducks held off the Los Angeles Kings in the third period for their first victory of the season in ...

Taiwan's service sector maintains rapid growth

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The local service sector continued flashing a "yellow-red" light in November 2017, with one metric gauging the outlook for the sector falling slightly but still pointing...

Germany: Suspect package found, linked to extortion case

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have found what appears to be powder from fireworks and a fuse in a package sent to a bank in Berlin. They say there's a link to an extortion plot uncovered before Chr...

Spieth ends up 6 shots behind for a different reason at Sony

HONOLULU (AP) — Jordan Spieth has played good golf in the opening round of the Sony Open each of the last two years and has little to show for it. Both times, he wound up six shots o...