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Taihu Brewing founder arrested in 2nd recent high-profile marijuana case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of the popular Taiwan craft beer brand Taihu Brewing has been arrested in a case that is believed to be related to marijuana possession. Taihu founder Wu Ts...

GOP looks to hold onto U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As Republicans fight for control of the U.S. Senate, Democratic candidates in the reliably red state of Louisiana are waging a longshot bid to unseat popular GOP incumbent U.S....

Advocates seek more say in how opioid settlements are spent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tattoos on Billie Stafford’s hands — inspired by street art and full of references to her work helping prevent drug-related deaths — have become an indelible memorial to the ...

Aryan Khan: Was Bollywood star's son targeted for political reasons?

On October 2, Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, was arrested during a drug raid on a cruise ship rave party off the coast of Mumbai. Although no drugs were recovered from 23-year-old...

North Carolina city settles lawsuit involving drug arrests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina's capital city have agreed to a $2 million settlement in a federal lawsuit that alleged more than a dozen Black men were wrongfully arrested and jailed...

3 players in drug arrests suspended from Tennessee football

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three University of Tennessee football players are facing an indefinite suspension from the team after campus police logs show they were arrested on misdemeanor charges related...

Veterans on each side of the divide among Capitol mob dead

The five people who died amid the chaos that erupted on Jan. 6 at the Capitol represented different walks of life. Two died violently — military veterans who wound up on opposite sid...

Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

Powell: Recovery may begin by summer, will likely be slow Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed optimism Sunday that the U.S. economy can begin to recover from a devastating recession in th...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

President Donald Trump and his officials have made critical promises meant to reassure a country in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic. But American s are still going without the medical supplies ...

Crime drops around the world as COVID-19 keeps people inside

CHICAGO (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic that has crippled big-box retailers and mom and pop shops worldwide may be making a dent in illicit business, too. In Chicago, one of America’s m...

Mathieu, Clark turn gambles by Chiefs into wise investments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu and Frank Clark were watching the AFC championship game on television a year ago, their teams knocked out of the playoffs, never thinking for a moment what the f...

Big challenges await NYC's new police boss

NEW YORK (AP) — Each month, Dermot Shea sits with other top New York City police officials and the mayor to brief reporters on the latest crime statistics. In front of them, often, is a big, blue sign...

Man charged in Chicago officer's shooting representing self

CHICAGO (AP) — A man accused in the shooting death of an off-duty Chicago police officer has rejected a court-appointed attorney and is defending himself. Jovan Battle on Thursday sp...

Pioneering psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson dies at 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Roky Erickson, the blue-eyed, dark-haired Texan who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s that scored with "You're Gonna Miss Me...