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‘I am so afraid’: India’s poor face world’s largest lockdown

The street peddler watched the prime minister’s speech on a battered TV, with her family of five crowded around her in a one-room house with no toilet and no running water. It’s squeezed into a Mumbai...

Google Maps cycling navigation rolled out in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google Maps launched its cycling navigation service in Taiwan on Thursday (Feb. 6), the first in Asia to provide bicycle-friendly directions. The service can be accesse...

Alligators, pricey bananas and naked people: 2019 in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — In 2019, Florida Banana managed to eclipse Florida Man. From alligator antics to naked people doing wacky things, Florida did not disappoint in the weird news department this yea...

Judge: No slander in Alec Baldwin's comments on parking spat

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin didn't slander a man in interviews about a parking dispute that turned physical, a judge has ruled as dueling lawsuits between the actor and the other driver continue. ...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. In Chile, on...

Messi's hometown offers emotional trip to his childhood

ROSARIO, Argentina (AP) — Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his Argentine hometown of Rosario, he...

Election day's an alcohol-free holiday for Bolivians

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — There's almost no traffic in the streets. Supermarkets are shuttered. Movies are closed. Pedestrians stroll through open-air markets set up on car-free avenues, then gather to p...

2019 East of Taiwan bike tours kick off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – East Rift Valley National Scenic Area Administration (ERVNSAA) has five bicycling events in store for domestic and foreign cycling enthusiasts this year who wish to enjoy ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2019. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 26...

E-bikes, growing in popularity, befuddle regulators

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Gordon Goodwin and his wife are rediscovering their passion for bicycling in their senior years thanks to new electric-assist bikes. The electric motors provide a gentle kick,...

Why Quebec endlessly beckons those on a bicycle

MONTREAL (AP) — In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much.  In Quebec City...

Why Quebec endlessly beckons those on a bicycle

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal bike festival at the end of this month marks an unofficial start to the bicycling season in Quebec, a leading world destination for cyclists. Why so popu...

AP Photos: The path to coronation for Thailand's king

Three days of elaborate, centuries-old rituals beginning Saturday will formally endow Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with regal legitimacy. He succeeded to the throne after the ...

Alonso's sac fly gives Mets 4-3 win over Reds in 10

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso hit a game-winning sacrifice fly off Cincinnati closer Raisel Iglesias in the 10th inning, and the New York Mets rebounded from a blown ninth-inning lead to beat the...

MotoGP retires late former champion Hayden's No. 69

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — MotoGP has formally retired the No. 69 of former champion Nicky Hayden, who died in 2017 after a bicycling accident in Italy. Hayden used the number throughout h...