Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, July 26, the 207th day of 2019. There are 158 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 26, 2...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2019. There are 163 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 21, 1...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 21-27

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 21-27: July 21: Movie director Norman Jewison is 93. Actor Leigh Lawson ("Tess") is 76. Singer Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) is 71. Cartoonist Ga...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2019. There are 173 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 11,...

Players hope World Cup successes turn into greater support

LYON, France (AP) — As the U.S. players celebrated their Women's World Cup title by dancing on the field, a chant rose from the crowd in Lyon: "Equal pay! Equal pay!" It was a fittin...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 7-13

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 7-13: July 7: Bandleader Doc Severinsen is 92. Drummer Ringo Starr is 79. Singer-guitarist Warren Entner of the Grass Roots is 76. Actor Joe ...

US beats Curacao 1-0, plays Jamaica in Gold Cup semifinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The United States was outplayed during the second half by 79th-ranked Curacao but managed to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals with a 1-0 win Sunday night behind Weston M...

Jamaica beats Panama 1-0 to advance to Gold Cup semifinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darren Mattocks scored on a penalty kick in the 75th minute and Jamaica beat Panama 1-0 on Sunday to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Mattocks convert...

French festival of music celebrates country's culture in Taiwan

The Association des Français de Taiwan (AFT) hosted its annual Fête de la Musique at Maji Square on Saturday (June 22). The "Festival of Music," as it is called in English, g...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, June 24, the 175th day of 2019. There are 190 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 24, 1...

Kerr has 4 goals and Australia beats Jamaica 4-1

Sam Kerr scored four goals, one shy of the World Cup record and the most by an Australian, in a 4-1 victory over Jamaica on Tuesday night at Grenoble, France, that advanced the Matildas into the knock...

Economic reggae: Jamaican bank sells recovery with songs

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's central bank thinks the country's economy is doing very well and it is using an instantly recognizable symbol of the island to get this message to the people: reggae...

Girelli's hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup

REIMS, France (AP) — Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women's World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday. It was Italy's second...

US rout of Thailand highlights inequity in World Cup field

PARIS (AP) — The U.S. national team's 13-0 rout of Thailand did more than expose vast differences between two teams, it highlighted the overall inequality in the Women's World Cup field. ...

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday. The veteran forward's goal in t...