Australia protests Qatar examinations of women passengers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Monday condemned Qatar authorities’ treatment of women passengers on a flight to Sydney who were subjected to internal examinations after a newborn baby was fou...

Twins' Nelson Cruz wins Marvin Miller Award for leadership

NEW YOIRK (AP) — Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year and Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was picked as Player of the Year in annual Playe...

Canadian man knocks out woman in New Taipei park during spat over dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman alleges that a foreign national assaulted her after she criticized him for letting his dog loose to chase feral cats at a park in New Taipei City early Wednesday m...

As fighting rages in Nagorno-Karabakh, coronavirus spreads

STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh (AP) — People infected with the coronavirus pack into cold basements along with the healthy to hide from artillery fire in Nagorno-Karabakh, while doctors who have tested...

Blast in multistory building kills 3, injures 15 in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful blast ripped through a multistory building in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others, police an...

Taiwanese student aids injured 'grandpa' with jacket outside MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high school student has won praise from Taiwanese netizens for using his jacket to help halt the bleeding from a head wound suffered by an elderly man after he suddenly ...

Federal appeals court upholds Kentucky abortion law

A federal appeals court has upheld a decades-old Kentucky law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies. ...

Wildfire smoke in US exposes millions to hazardous pollution

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergenc...

As virus surges anew, Milan hospitals under pressure again

MILAN (AP) — Coronavirus infections are surging anew in the northern Italian region where the pandemic first took hold in Europe, putting pressure again on hospitals and health care workers. ...

Ronaldo reportedly returning to Italy to finish confinement

Cristiano Ronaldo appears to be heading back to Italy after testing positive for the coronavirus in Portugal. Portuguese and Italian media said the Juventus forward was traveling on ...

With Americans anxious to go out, walking tours pick up pace

CINCINNATI (AP) — With an eerily quiet and empty stadium plaza behind him, the tour guide tried to help people picture what they would have seen there more than 160 years earlier. Hi...

Giro contender Yates tests positive for virus and withdraws

GIOVINAZZO, Italy (AP) — Overall contender Simon Yates has withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia after testing positive for the coronavirus, his Mitchelton-Scott team announced before Saturday’s eighth sta...

UK jury: Police restraint of Black man contributed to death

LONDON (AP) — London police officers' decision to handcuff a mentally ill Black man even as he told them “I can't breathe" was inappropriate and contributed to his death in 2018, a coroner's jury foun...

Surfer vanishes in suspected shark attack in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A surfer vanished in a suspected shark attack on Friday off the Australian southwest coast, police said. A surfboard was found at Wylie Bay near the town o...

Navigating by mango trees, pink houses in rural Puerto Rico

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Firefighters in this city near Puerto Rico’s capital cheered when they recently got updated maps that include rural neighborhoods, confessing they sometimes had to rely on t...