Taiwan's Far Eastern airlines announces fleet upgrade and new crew uniforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) airline held a press conference on Aug. 12 to introduce new uniforms for their flight attendants. The company also announced...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2019. There are 144 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 9, 1...

North Korea says it tested new rocket system

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system he sees as soon serving a "main role" in his military's land com...

Chiefs could be even more explosive on offense this season

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes set just about every Kansas City Chiefs passing record last season and earned the league's MVP award along the way, in large part because of his ability to find ...

Free medical checks for migrant workers available in Taipei on Aug. 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City government will be offering free medical checkups, hair cuts, and other activities at the Taipei Main Station on Aug. 11. Chen En-mei (陳恩美), a secretary at t...

Blackhawks, fans welcome back ever-pesky Andrew Shaw

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Shaw is back in Chicago following a trade with Montreal last month, and the ever-chirping 28-year-old has been the toast of the team's annual fan convention this weekend. ...

Weight loss among fat-acceptance influencers a fraught topic

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound. Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 p...

Taste of the Tour: A festival of lard at high altitude

LA MONGIE, France (AP) — It's one of the unwritten rules of the Tour de France. When the riders go uphill, cholesterol levels do, too. Up in the Pyrenees where crops can't grow, meat...

Column: McIlroy fizzles in home Open debut

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The opening tee shot Rory McIlroy could live with, even after it went out of bounds and shattered the screen of a woman's mobile phone. He had, after all, spent the l...

Taiwan theme park offers 'Buddha belly’ discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Have you ever been offered a discount that was so phat you were embarrassed to take it? Leofoo Water Park (六福水樂園) has recently rolled out its “potbelly discount,&...

Eat your greens: Tour deep into fermented cabbage country

COLMAR, France (AP) — There are two types of French people: Those who relish the savory-sweet tang of choucroute and those immune to the charms of the shredded and fermented chewy cabbage. ...

What beats the Tour de France? The Tour with fries and mayo

BRUSSELS (AP) — For die-hard fans in cycling-mad Belgium, only one thing beats watching the Tour de France: Watching cycling's greatest race while also munching on fries slathered in mayo. ...

To boost milk, dairy groups support high school coffee bars

NEW YORK (AP) — Coffee bars selling $3 iced lattes are popping up in high schools, helped along by dairy groups scrambling for new ways to get people to drink milk. It's one small wa...

Desus & Mero shake up the late night talk show universe

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Baker and Joel Martinez may be hosts of a late night TV talk show that attracts A-list celebrities but they don't feel like they're competing with the likes of Jimmy Fallon or S...

Column: Fassi embraces expectations and wants to be a star

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Maria Fassi only went to the golf course to watch her two older brothers. They lived near the Club de Golf in Pachuca, about an hour north of Mexico City, and th...