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Sean Clifford, Penn State offense looking for improvement

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford considers himself a good communicator, but he's found connecting with his younger teammates to be a bit tougher this spring. ...

Dodgers beat Braves 5-1, take 2 of 3 vs World Series champs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin knew he hadn't allowed a hit to the Atlanta Braves. He was more focused on not getting ahead of himself. The right-hander threw his slider for strike...

China's economy grows still-weak 4.8% in January-March

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders face pressure to shore up sinking economic growth after Shanghai and other cities shut down to fight coronavirus outbreaks, threatening to disrupt global trade and manuf...

Today in History: April 18, Paul Revere's ride

Today in History Today is Monday, April 18, the 108th day of 2022. There are 257 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

China's economy grows still-weak 4.8% in January-March

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth edged up to a still-weak 4.8% over a year earlier in the first three months of 2022 as industrial cities shut down to fight coronavirus outbreaks, threatening to...

Holy days converging in April spark interfaith celebrations

It’s a convergence that happens only rarely. Coinciding with Judaism’s Passover, Christianity’s Easter and Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, Buddhists, Baha’is, Sikhs, Jains and Hindus also are celebrati...

Myanmar's military chief pardons prisoners to mark holiday

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military government on Sunday began releasing more than 1,600 prisoners to mark the traditional new year holiday, but they didn't include any political detainees despite the c...

AP Photos: Pandemic-hit theater back in India's northeast

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Traveling theater groups in India's northeastern state of Assam are reviving the local art and culture scene after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a pause in their performances for ...

Myanmar junta to release 1,600 prisoners in holiday amnesty

Myanmar's military junta said Sunday it would release 1,619 prisoners from jails across the country to mark the Buddhist new year. The announcement that 1,619 prisoners, including 42 foreigners, ...

Bangladesh, Nepal celebrate new years after pandemic pause

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — After a two-year break, thousands of people in Bangladesh and Nepal on Thursday celebrated their respective new years with colorful processions and musical soirees as the coro...

Sri Lankan protesters mark new year near president's office

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans shared milk rice and oil cakes to celebrate their traditional new year on Thursday opposite President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s office, where they camped out for a six...

Taiwan workers paid average year-end bonus of NT$71,968

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Employees received an average year-end bonus of over NT$70,000 (US$2,400) for their work in 2021, with those working in shipping receiving the biggest payout, according to...

Bed Bath & Beyond snared by ongoing supply issues

Bed Bath & Beyond was unable to overcome supply issues during the final quarter of the year that have tripped up the home goods chain for months and it warned Wednesday that those problems are car...

Strife in Myanmar curbs traditional new year celebrations

BANGKOK (AP) — Celebrations of Thingyan, Myanmar’s holiday marking the traditional new year, were uncharacteristically quiet Wednesday, as the violent struggle for power between the military governmen...

Rockets optimistic despite posting NBA's worst record again

HOUSTON (AP) — Optimism abounds for the Houston Rockets despite finishing with the NBA’s worst record for a second straight season. “We didn’t have the season we wanted to, but we s...