Pesticide criticized in bee deaths could also kill birds

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists studying a widely used pesticide say even small doses of the chemical can have crippling health effects on migrating birds, and it might be contributing to declines i...

Bieber thrills his local fans in Indians' 6-2 win over Halos

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched seven stellar innings of five-hit ball in his first career start at his hometown stadium, and rookie Yu Chang hit his first major league homer in the Clevel...

Bieber pitches 5-hitter, Indians top Angels 6-2 for sweep

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber became the first pitcher this season to throw three complete games, a five-hitter that led the Cleveland Indians over the Los Angeles Angels 6-2 Sunday for a three-game s...

No 500 total but big hits still decide World Cup champion

LONDON (AP) — Expecting the first 500 total in limited-overs history, Cricket World Cup organizers reprinted the scorecards that are sold to fans at venues in England. The original designs only went u...

Taiwan woman gets transplant after heart failure caused by bee sting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (July 12), National Taiwan University (NTU) Hospital held an event recognizing the work of doctors and medical professionals for successfully providing a heart t...

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been d...

Sri Lanka dismissed for 203, relying on bowlers against SA

DURHAM, England (AP) — A World Cup semifinal spot seems a long way off for a Sri Lanka lineup that lost its captain on the first ball of Friday's group game against South Africa and was dismissed for ...

Survey sees biggest US honeybee winter die-off yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey of beekeeper shows that winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership from se...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 15, the 166th day of 2019. There are 199 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 15,...

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency...

Atlas of Taiwan Gourmet food court opens at Taiwan Taoyuan Intl. Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – I-Mei Gourmet Supplier Corporation (義美吉盛), an affiliate of veteran Taiwanese food provider I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品), opened the “Atlas of Taiwan Gourmet” (美味旅圖) ...

Fired-up Scherzer strikes out 15 at Nationals beat Reds 4-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out a season high 15, allowing three hits over eight innings to lead the Washington Nationals over Cincinnati 4-1 on Sunday, their 12th win in 14 games against th...

Alfaro's 4 RBIs help carry Marlins over Padres 9-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro homered, doubled and drove in a career-high four runs for the Miami Marlins, who beat the San Diego Padres 9-3 on Sunday in a game delayed 28 minutes after a swarm of bee...

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between the Miami Marlins and San Diego at Petco Park was delayed for 28 minutes after a swarm of bees settled onto a microphone attached to the netting near the Padres' dugo...

World’s smallest McDonald’s opens in Sweden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- McDonald’s Sweden recently opened the world’s smallest McDonald’s restaurant – for bees. McDonald’s Sweden released a video on its official You...