Recreational pot laws may boost traffic deaths, studies say

Laws legalizing recreational marijuana may lead to more traffic deaths, two new studies suggest, although questions remain about how they might influence driving habits. Previous res...

'COVID toes,' other rashes latest possible rare virus signs

Skin doctors suddenly are looking at a lot of toes — whether by emailed picture or video visit — as concern grows that for some people, a sign of COVID-19 may pop up in an unusual spot. ...

Coronavirus found in patients' semen in small Chinese study

The virus that causes COVID-19 can be found in semen, Chinese researchers report in a small study that doesn’t address whether sexual transmission is possible. Doctors detected the ...

Taiwan's latest coronavirus findings published

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's latest Wuhan coronavirus findings were published by a prestigious American journal Saturday (May 2), indicating that COVID-19 is most infectious during the ea...

AP PHOTOS: Images of Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic

Ramadan is usually a time of togetherness, with Muslims filling mosques for hours of prayer and sharing large, lavish meals with friends and neighbors after days of dawn-to-dusk fasting. ...

Taiwan's NCKU holds online summit for world education and medical advancement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Tuesday (April 21) held a 12-hour-long online meeting attended by over 150 university presidents, scholars, experts, and medical p...

CNN lists Taiwan among 4 'places' that flattened coronavirus curve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of apparent fear of offending China, CNN has listed Taiwan among four "places," not countries, that have set a model example of how to flatten the Wuhan coro...

Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions

Some pregnant women fear giving birth with no loved ones by their side. Others worry about getting sick with COVID-19 and not being able to hold their newborns. The coronavirus pandemic has injected a...

AP Was There: NC State stuns Houston 54-52 for '83 title

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut do...

Live tweeting replays helping fill the college hoops void

Kansas had kept Derrick Rose in check well into the 2008 national championship game when coach Bill Self decided it was time to change defenses against the Memphis star. Bad idea. ...

Biggest tourney upsets? NC State's '83 title run hard to top

There are still moments, even after nearly four decades, when Ernie Myers has trouble believing it all really happened for his North Carolina State team. The series of tense upsets. ...

Journal of the American Medical Association lauds Taiwan’s coronavirus efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s efforts in fighting the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have won praise from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), reports said Wednesday (Ma...

Judge refuses to vacate Somali pirate's sentence

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has refused to vacate the life sentence handed down to a Somali man convicted in a 2010 attack on a U.S. Navy vessel off the coast of Africa. ...

Protests against citizenship law continue unabated in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital on Friday to protest against a new citizenship law that excludes Muslim immigrants....

Electric scooter injuries surge along with their popularity

Electric scooter injuries have surged along with their popularity in the United States, nearly tripling over four years, researchers said in a study published Wednesday. Nearly 40,00...