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Acquitted of murder, man sentenced for hiding teacher's body

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for hiding the death of a popular high school teacher whose disappearance baffled family, friends and investigators in her r...

Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week in a step t...

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise return to the danger zone

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1983, producer Jerry Bruckheimer was flipping through the May issue of California magazine when he was struck by a story. “Top Guns” read the headline, with a large photograph from ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4: May 29: Actor Anthony Geary (“General Hospital”) is 75. Singer Rebbie Jackson is 72. Composer Danny Elfman (Oingo Boingo) is 69. Si...

Albania's ex-leader retakes top post in split party

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s main opposition center-right Democratic party said on Monday that controversial former president and prime minister Sali Berisha has been re-elected as its leader, nin...

Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive after 3rd case found

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan launched a new anti-polio drive on Monday, more than a week after officials detected the third case so far this year in the country’s northwestern region bordering Afghanista...

Working parents in Taiwan scramble to provide childcare as classes move online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After national exams for middle schoolers concluded over the weekend, the Ministry of Education (MOE) suspended in-person classes at high schools and below from Monday (Ma...

1-year-old boy suddenly dies from COVID during nap in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A one-year-old boy died suddenly while taking a nap at home and was diagnosed with COVID after being declared dead, while a three-year-old boy died from encephalitis and n...

Unheralded Pioli molded Milan youngsters into title winners

MILAN (AP) — Ageing forwards mixed with young players and a coach who had never won anything. AC Milan wasn’t expected to win the scudetto. Indeed, Stefano Pioli was almost fired and...

With eye on China, and U.S. ties, Japan's universities to screen foreigners

Japan is asking universities for greater scrutiny of foreign students and scholars to prevent technology leaks to places like China, partly for its own national security but also to safeguard exchange...

Is the Finnish school model gaining traction in India?

Eight-year-old Natasha (name changed) wakes up at 5:30 every day to make it to school before the bell rings at 7:15. In order to avoid last-minute school traffic, her parents try to drop her off at 6:...

Taiwan reports 66,247 local COVID cases, 40 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 66,247 local COVID cases on Monday (May 23), a 16% decrease from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) ...

AXA launched "WiseProtect Pro Medical Insurance Plan"

Annual benefit limit up to MOP40million and no lifetime benefit limit Fully cover1 prescribed medical treatments with no waiting period "Noble" benefit level provides worldwide2 medical coverage ...

Today in History: May 23, Bonnie and Clyde shot to death

Today in History Today is Monday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2022. There are 222 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 23, ...

Zalatoris comes close to major moment in PGA playoff loss

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Will Zalatoris saw nearly every inch of Southern Hills on Sunday as one of the best ball-strikers in golf struggled to harness a series of wayward shots that threatened to take him...