Astros ace Justin Verlander has surgery on groin

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander had surgery on his right groin Tuesday and is expected to be out about six weeks. General manager James Click made the announcemen...

China accuses Taiwan of cyberattack amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese state-run Global Times on Thursday (March 12) accused the Taiwanese government and its special unit for launching a large-scale cyber attack amid the current e...

Green scores 19, Arizona beats Washington 77-70 at Pac-12

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Green scored 19 points, Nico Mannion added 14 and Arizona opened the Pac-12 tournament with a 77-70 victory over Washington on Wednesday. The fifth-seeded Wildc...

Players Championship doesn't always favor the best in golf

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy didn't break par until his fourth appearance at The Players Championship. Dustin Johnson waited until his sixth appearance at the TPC Sawg...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 15-21

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 15-21: March 15: Actor Judd Hirsch is 85. Bassist Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead is 80. Singer Mike Love of the Beach Boys is 79. Singer-key...

US House unanimously passes TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act). The ...

Bon Jovi's David Bryan on Broadway again, livin' on a prayer

NEW YORK (AP) — He looks like a rock star — rail-thin with long flowing hair. But rock stars aren't supposed to be on time, rip up their songs without a fuss or eat salad. David Bryan is a different k...

Former Michigan wrestler urges more victims to 'speak up'

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A University of Michigan wrestler from the 1970s said Thursday that he was kicked off the team and lost his financial aid after complaining he had been physically abused by a ...

Taiwan platform includes over 100 apps showing mask availability in stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) has overseen the development of an online platform that contains over 100 digital maps that provide real-time information about...

Online 'impersonator' tried to contact campaigns, DNC says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee has warned its presidential candidates to be cautious after Bernie Sanders' campaign reported that an “impersonator” with a domain registered overse...

Lowe's disappoints on 4Q sales, full-year outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — Lowe's Cos. on Wednesday reported weaker-than-expected sales for its fiscal fourth quarter and offered an annual forecast that came below Wall Street expectations. Du...

No checkout needed: Amazon opens cashier-less grocery store

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to kill the supermarket checkout line. The online retailing giant is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, where shoppers can grab milk or eggs an...

Jones, Ramey lead Texas past No. 20 West Virginia 67-57

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas got pummeled by West Virginia earlier this season. The Longhorns were anything but the same timid bunch in the rematch. Andrew Jones scored 22 points and C...

Online daters looking for more than endless swiping

LONDON (AP) — While taboos surrounding online dating are long gone, some of today’s app users are sick of the endless swiping and virtual pen-paling that leads nowhere when it comes to long-term relat...

Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley, the investment bank for millionaires, big business and megamergers, is buying E-Trade Financial, the online brokerage that encouraged waves of regular investors to get ...