Full speed ahead: Jansrud forges on with good buddy retired

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — For so long, it was ski racers Kjetil Jansrud and Aksel Lund Svindal collaborating on how to go faster. The Norwegian dynamic duo broke down every detail...

Works by 'father of New Wave typography' on exhibit in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition featuring the signature works of internationally renowned graphic designer and typographer Wolfgang Weingart is taking place in Taipei until Jan. 9, 2020. ...

New wave of abuse suits could hit church like never before

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of new laws in 15 states that allow people to make claims of sexual abuse going back decades could bring a deluge of lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Church that could surpas...

Key points from new wave of Catholic abuse lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) — Key takeaways from Associated Press reporting showing that new laws in 15 states could clear the way for a deluge of lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Church: — Man...

New wave of abuse suits could hit church like never before

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end of another long day trying to sign up new clients accusing the Roman Catholic Church of sexual abuse, lawyer Adam Slater gazes out the window of his high-rise Manhattan offi...

Czech filmmaker Vojtech Jasny dies at age 93

PRAGUE (AP) — Vojtech Jasny, a filmmaker who belonged to the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. He was 93. Slovacke divadlo, a theatre he frequently visited, sai...

Miranda Lambert is bold, funny and ready to rock again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert is back, as bold and fun as she ever was, with a new album of rock and punk-influenced country hits that reflect a woman happily cracking jokes on her haters an...

Beyond Meat raises sales forecast despite competition

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyond Meat is facing a growing field of competitors but on Monday it raised its sales forecast for the year citing its leading role a new wave of vegetarian products intended to more ...

California blaze forces evacuations as wind spurs blackouts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California blaze forced evacuation orders and warnings for nearly all of Sonoma County stretching to the coast, with forecasts of strong winds prompting officials to st...

Review: Foals finish epic journey with a second CD this year

Foals, "Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost — Part 2" (Warner Bros.) When the last album from indie-pop art rockers Foals ended, things sounded grim. There were dead foxes and burning ...

New wave of gymnasts set to challenge traditional powers

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — From his back garden to the world championship podium, Rhys McClenaghan has come a long way. McClenaghan became the first gymnast to represent Ireland in a ...

Haiti braces for new protest, demands that leader resign

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Opposition leaders are calling for a nationwide push Monday to block streets and paralyze Haiti's economy as they press for President Jovenel Moïse to give up power, and t...

At track championships, it's as if Russia doesn't exist

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — At the world track championships, it's as if the world's biggest country simply doesn't exist. Suspended for its second world championships due to doping, Russia h...

Five acclaimed Taiwanese films to be aired in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New York television channel will broadcast widely-acclaimed Taiwanese films every weekend next month starting Oct. 5. City University of New York’s CUNY TV will...

'Forgotten' war: Syria conflict a footnote at UN meeting

BEIRUT (AP) — As dozens of heads of state convene for the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York this week, the lingering conflict in Syria is taking a back seat while tensions in the Persian Gulf a...