Former VA doctor pleads guilty to molesting patients

A former doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that he molested three male patients and violated their civil rights. Jonat...

West Virginia doctor indicted in patient groping cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia was indicted Tuesday on federal charges that he molested several male patients and violated their civil rights....

West Virginia doctor charged with groping VA patient

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with groping and injuring a patient. Dr. Jonathan Yates was charged in a criminal ...

US jobless claims hit 3.3 million, quadruple previous record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — more than quadruple the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the cor...

Shot 9 times during mosque massacre, survivor overcomes fear

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — When the gunman walked into the Al Noor mosque, Temel Atacocugu was kneeling for Friday prayers. He looked up into the man’s face, thinking he was a police officer bec...

Year-end sports quiz. Your scholarship as a fan is at stake

Your scholarship as a sports fan is up for renewal. Not to worry. Just answer a dozen questions from 2019 and you're on your way. The passing grade? That's up to the crew in the replay booth. ...

Dolphins' DeVante Parker signs deal worth up to $40 million

MIAMI (AP) — With a breakout season, receiver DeVante Parker has become a big part of the Miami Dolphins’ rebuilding plan, and now he’s under contract through 2023. Parker signed a d...

Free medical checkups offered to migrant fishermen in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) teamed up with the Tzu Chi International Medical Association on Sunday (Dec. 1) to provide free clinical services to migrant workers ...

Fake doctors, misleading claims drive OxyContin China sales

SHANGHAI (AP) — Thousands of lawsuits across the United States have accused a drug company owned by the billionaire Sackler family of using false claims to push highly addictive opioids on an unsuspec...

Taiwan ramps up efforts to promote Chinese medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A regulation governing the development of Chinese medicine in Taiwan was passed by the Executive Yuan on Thursday (Nov. 14), which lays the groundwork to promote a herbal ...

German TCM practitioner and stinky tofu lover becomes naturalized Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German academic and medical professional has become a naturalized Taiwanese citizen after practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Taiwan for 12 years. Silver...

Medicare moving toward covering acupuncture for back pain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says it's moving toward potentially covering acupuncture for chronic low back pain as an alternative to opioid painkillers that can become addictive. The a...

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion

BEIJING (AP) — Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast...

Indonesian sustainable village project wins grand prize at social enterprise forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unique approach of addressing civil society issues with design ingenuity won an Indonesian social enterprise organization the Grand Jury prize at this year’s Asi...

Parkland looks beyond therapy to reach teens after suicides

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Days after the suicides of two student survivors of the Parkland school shooting, community leaders were frantically putting extra services in place Wednesday to try to connect w...