Patriotism is the theme of Christmas at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating American patriotism at the White House this Christmas, incorporating red and blue into the traditional holiday green, adding a timeline of American...

Team has faded, but some Lions still have a lot at stake

DETROIT (AP) — Don’t tell David Blough about any meaningless games in the NFL. The Detroit Lions lost again Thursday, another setback in a season that’s gone sharply downhill for the...

Michigan State helping Winston through grieving process

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Cassius Winston’s voice, already measured and low-key, has been tinged with melancholy these past weeks. A glint of sadness has been evident behind droopy eyelids. His game, unt...

Art exhibition in Thailand reveals natural beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) will launch artist Lin Li-yen’s (林麗燕) solo exhibition titled “Life in Color” on Nov. 28 at the TECO office...

A second chance on Chicago’s South Side

CHICAGO (AP) — With the echo of African drums, Fairfield Avenue comes alive. Men, women and children, drawn to their front porches by the pulsing beat, witness an impromptu parade le...

That’s a wrap? Eagles QB Wentz right hand iced after injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz walked into the locker room with his right hand behind his back and stuffed inside a pouch. He walked out of the locker room with his hand bandaged in ice. ...

Celebrities are deep into liquor, wine with their own brands

NEW YORK (AP) — From Kate Hudson’s new vodka to Dylan Sprouse’s Brooklyn-made mead, celebrities with their own brands of spirits and wines can make drink-loving fans happy at the holidays. ...

E Taiwan's Guanshan bikelane among top five cycling destinations for Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guanshan Township Loop Bike Lane is among the “top five favorite cycling destinations for Taiwanese people,” according to Booking.com statistics. Statis...

Billy Ray Cyrus, H.E.R., Shelton and react to Grammy noms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards: ___ “I’m beyond shocked. I’m very, very surprised.” — Tanya Tucker, nominated for...

Tanya Tucker ‘beyond shocked’ by Grammy nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first time Tanya Tucker was nominated for a Grammy Award, it was 1972, it was for her breakout country hit, “Delta Dawn,” and she was just a teen. Now more than 45 years la...

Iran blames deadly unrest on outsiders, including US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As a cold rain fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital on Wednesday, women swallowed by black chadors and men in green military-style jackets walked alongside the flag-dr...

2020 Grammy Awards: List of nominees in top categories

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, announced Wednesday by The Recording Academy. — Album of the year: “I,I,” Bon Iver; “Norman (Expletive) Roc...

Taoyuan Mesona Flower Festival recreates France's Provence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taoyuan Mesona Flower Festival will recreate France's Provence and its famous purple lavender fields, according to a news release on Taoyuan Travel, Tuesday (...

Eerie plants’ season didn’t end with Halloween

If you’re missing Halloween, there are some eerie indoor and outdoor plants that carry the spooky season into winter and beyond. Let’s start with bat plant (Tacca integrifolia), whic...

Women’s legend Wickenheiser among new hockey Hall of Famers

TORONTO (AP) — Hayley Wickenheiser hasn't had a lot of time to reflect. The Canadian women's hockey star — a quadruple Olympic gold medalist and seven-time world champion — retired i...