First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour de France

LE PECQ, France (AP) — A late draft to the Tour de France, Neilson Powless didn’t have time to scramble together a turtle necklace, the spirit animal of his Native American tribe, or paint one of thei...

Taiwan travel agency invests in luxury hotel on Xiao Liuqiu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s top travel agencies announced Friday (Sept. 18) it was investing NT$500 million (US$17.2 million) to build the first luxury hotel on the Pingtung Cou...

Taipei Treasure Hill Light Festival rocks out with two days and nights of concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2020 Treasure Hill Light Festival gathers 16 groups of Taiwanese artists and their installations for two days and nights of concerts featuring indie rock bands starting Sa...

Moscow tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus cases

LONDON (AP) — The Kremlin Cup tennis tournament has been canceled because of a rising number of coronavirus cases in Moscow, the ATP and WTA tours said Thursday. The men's tournamen...

Steelers try to move on from flap over justice advocacy

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers thought they had a plan for how to properly and respectfully make a public statement regarding social justice during their season opener against the New York ...

Canceling British Open helped keep US Open at Winged Foot

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The USGA considers this U.S. Open a success even before the opening tee shot, mainly because it's being played this year at Winged Foot. And that was seriously in doubt when th...

'Sigh of relief': Sally spares a Mississippi gator ranch

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — As rain and wind from Sally starting reaching the Gulf Coast, the manager of a Mississippi alligator ranch was just hoping he wouldn’t have to deal with a repeat of what happe...

United front? Villanueva's choice surprises teammates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers stressed the need for unity as the team weighed how to properly promote social justice. It didn't quite work out that way during their seaso...

Social Enterprise Summit 2020 theme "new normal · collective power"

Free public registration to e-meet 70+ social innovators HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 September 2020 - The 13th Social Enterprise Summit ("SES 2020") will be held from 19 to 21 November with...

US Open in September as LPGA, Champions and Europe play on

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: Mamaroneck, New York. Course: Winged Foot GC (West). Yardage: 7,477. Par: 70. Pur...

Germany's long military mission in Afghanistan

Was it worth it? It is a tough question many in Germany are asking, including the families of the 59 German soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan. Soldiers of the Bundeswehr — Germany'...

6 Nations plus Fiji, Georgia confirmed in rugby tourney

DUBLIN (AP) — The Six Nations sides plus Fiji and Georgia will play a makeshift rugby tournament in November and December. Ireland vs. Wales in Dublin on Nov. 13 will start the Autum...

Taitung introduces affordable bike trip along east coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Tourism Bureau has decided to promote cycling in Taiwan next year, the Taitung County Government has rolled out an affordable single-day bike trip for citizens who ...

Battered by the virus, tribes race to boost census count

LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) — When Lauri Dawn Kindness was growing up, her hometown on the Crow Indian Reservation had an arcade, movie theater, gas stations and family cafe along streets shaded by toweri...

LPGA heats up with major in desert, PGA starts a new season

LPGA TOUR ANA INSPIRATION Site: Rancho Mirage, California. Course: Mission Hills CC (Dinah Shore Tournament). Yardage: 6,763. Par: 72. ...