Taipei upstages Wuhan with huge EDM festival after coronavirus success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Having brought local cases of the Wuhan coronavirus under control over four months ago, Taipei threw a huge two-day electronic dance music (EDM) festival over the weekend,...

Phillies retire Dick Allen's No. 15 in moving ceremony

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dick Allen’s No. 15 was retired by the Philadelphia Phillies in a ceremony Thursday, a long overdue honor for one of the franchise’s greatest players who fought ...

In Breonna Taylor's hometown, 90-day protest becomes family

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Amber Brown had climbed into a city bus before dawn, had driven her eight-hour shift, and she was tired. But she knew she couldn’t go home. Instead she headed...

In Breonna Taylor's hometown, 90-day protest becomes family

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Amber Brown had climbed into a city bus before dawn, had driven her eight-hour shift, and she was tired. But she knew she couldn’t go home. Instead she headed...

Work starts to stop sewage flows into California from Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Work has begun to stop a decades-old problem of millions of gallons of sewage from Tijuana, Mexico, flowing into the United States and polluting San Diego County beaches, the Trump ad...

1 of 3 cubs orphaned by famous bear's death captured

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — One of three black bear cubs orphaned by the recent death of their famous mother was captured Monday morning and will be taken a rehabilitation center for the winter. ...

For health workers, the pandemic Tour de France is a big ask

NICE, France (AP) — Likely too busy racing to notice, the 176 riders starting the Tour de France this weekend will speed close to a sprawling hospital where caregiver Maude Leneveu is still reeling fr...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Venezuelans fight virus in secret to avoid isolation centers

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Velacio Vicuña began to cough incessantly and felt feverish. But the tire salesman avoided getting a test for the new coronavirus, fearing that if it was po...

Australia to phase out waste exports, boost recycling

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government introduced legislation Thursday that would phase out exports of waste plastic, paper, glass and tires beginning January next year. ...

Poetic words bring tears in New Zealand mosque shooting case

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The poetic words of love from a daughter to her murdered father brought many people to tears in a New Zealand courtroom Wednesday during the sentencing hearing for the...

Watt's Up; Steelers LB TJ Watt stepping into spotlight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt reads the stories from his rookie year in 2017 and can't help but laugh a little. Sure, the Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker is more reserved than older brother JJ — ...

Venezuela's pandemic lockdown sparks entrepreneurial spirit

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When coronavirus quarantines shut down street vendors in Venezuela's capital, Dioselis Bello pushed her hot dog cart inside her house and reopened for business. ...

Kayaker reunites author with message in a bottle from 1985

MILTON, Del. (AP) — A kayaker who discovered a message in a bottle floating in a Delaware river was able to reunite the letter with the woman who wrote it 35 years ago. Brad Wachsmut...

Police, protesters clash night before RNC opens in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, made at least two more arrests and used pepper spray on demonstrators protesting the night before the Republican National Convention was set...