Athletics World Championships Results

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Worlds Results

DOHA, Qatar — Results Tuesday from the Athletics World Championships: Men's ...

IRENA: China could gain global influence due to 'energy transformation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The rapid growth of the renewable energy industry and subsequent decline of fossil fuel energy production will potentially induce an enormous change in global politics and...

Bosnia's cash-strapped civil society on the brink

Nina's and Amar's* mother was raped during the Bosnian war. The resulting trauma not only affected her, but also her children, who grew up in a troubled environment. "Nina told us her mum...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

World Cup digest moves separately TOP STORIES: TEN--WIMBLEDON LONDON — Serena Williams is a seven-time Wimbledon champion and owner of 23 Grand Sl...

Olympic gold winning sprinter Irena Szewinska dies at 72

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Irena Szewinska, a Polish sprinter who dominated women's athletics for two decades, winning seven Olympic medals, has died at 72. Szewinska's husband and former...

US teacher honored for highlighting Polish Holocaust hero

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government and an American foundation are honoring a U.S. educator who together with his high school students made the world aware of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman who...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2018. There are 233 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On May 12, ...

California now world's 5th largest economy, surpassing UK

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's economy has surpassed that of the United Kingdom to become the world's fifth largest, according to new federal data made public Friday. Califor...

Scholar who triggered Holocaust debate mulls new Polish law

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As the most hated intellectual in Poland, Jan Gross contends with online abuse, government hostility and threats of prosecution. So when the retired Princeton p...

Pressure on Fox to change not likely to go away

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories about an abusive workplace at Fox News Channel aren't likely to go away even after claiming the jobs of Roger Ailes, Bill O'Reilly and Bill Shine. The continu...

To embrace ‘people with love' is government’s obligation

A great many Taiwanese have been baffled by their government’s action and inaction and are wondering where the government is taking them. A society without love is like a world without colors...

Late WWII US veteran is 1st soldier honored for saving Jews

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Nazi soldiers made their orders very clear: Jewish American prisoners of war were to be separated from their fellow brothers in arms and sent to an uncertain fate.But Master Sgt....

Son of Jewish man saved by ROC diplomat in WWII visits Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 7 (CNA) An Israeli scientist whose father was saved by late Republic of China diplomat Ho Feng-shan (???) during World War II is scheduled to visit Taiwan on Monday to attend an event ...

Son of Jewish man saved by ROC diplomat during WWII to visit Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 4 (CNA) An Israeli scientist whose father was saved by late Republic of China diplomat Ho Feng-shan (???) during World War II is scheduled to visit Taiwan soon to attend events marking...