Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Washington Post on evidence of potential wrongdoing in President Donald Trump's July 25...

Consider a side of insurance with your health insurance

Health insurance costs have climbed so high, there's insurance for it. More employers are offering their workers supplemental coverage for expenses that crop up when an unexpected il...

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said when the day arrived, she had signed the euthanasia papers and was prepared to end her life. That day came Tuesday in her native Belgium, her death ...

Marleau and others missed camp but haven't missed a beat

Peter DeBoer should have known better. He heard the stories of how Patrick Marleau and longtime Sharks teammate Joe Thornton trained in the offseason well before he got to San Jose. ...

Review: Bosch and Ballard combine forces in "The Night Fire"

"The Night Fire," Little, Brown and Co., by Michael Connelly In "The Night Fire" by Michael Connelly, John Jack Thompson, Harry Bosch's first mentor when he became a police officer, ...

Thai police arrest German man for disposing of woman's body

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand are investigating the death of a German woman after arresting a German man for allegedly dumping her body into a canal. Thailand's Immigration Polic...

Bus crash in Congo's southwest kills at least 30, injures 16

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's presidency says at least 30 people have been killed and 16 others injured in a bus accident in southwestern Kongo Central province. The statement from ...

Taiwan to sue Japanese company for deadly train accident

On the eve of the one year anniversary of a deadly train accident, Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced it plans to sue the Japanese company that sold it the train. Puyuma Express train N...

41 passengers unhurt in Alishan tour bus fire in SW Taiwan

Forty-one people on a tour bus near the Alishan scenic area in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County were safe after a fire on the vehicle Sunday afternoon, according to Chiayi County Fire Departmen...

Schmidt leaves Irish in good place despite quarterfinal exit

The pause in play is an ideal time for fresh rapid-fire instructions from the coaches' box. Joe Schmidt had nothing to say. Coming up to halftime in the Rugby World...

Authorities name boy from Israel who died in NY boat mishap

HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a child visiting from Israel who died after a boat overturned on the Hudson River north of New York City. On Saturday, a...

Horse injured in race at Santa Anita; 34th to die at track

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December. According to...

Fiery crash in southern Taiwan results in one death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Taitung County on Friday (Oct. 19) night, a single vehicle was involved in a car accident on Taiwan’s Provincial Highway No. 11, resulting in the death of the dri...

Pressure off Bowyer for next season but not NASCAR playoffs

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer rolled into Kansas Speedway on Friday with the comfort of knowing he'll be with Stewart-Haas Racing next season and the uncertainty of whether he'll be in the pla...

Taipei fines Uber Eats over death of deliveryman in traffic accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government on Friday (October 18) fined Uber Eats NT$300,000 (US$9,800) for Occupational Safety and Health Act violations related to the death of one of th...