'Do something:' Harris' rapid rise driven by call to action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hours before Kamala Harris took the stage for the first time as Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick, she received a text message from a childhood classmate with photos from th...

'Do something:' Harris' rapid rise driven by call to action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hours before Kamala Harris took the stage for the first time as Joe Biden's vice presidential pick, she received a text message from a childhood classmate with photos from th...

Thousands of Britons return from France to avoid quarantine

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of British tourists beat a hasty retreat from France, packing out planes, trains and ferries to return to the U.K. by the early hours of Saturday morning to avoid a mandatory 1...

EVA Air flight draws thumbs-up sign on Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An EVA Air pilot flew a route that formed a thumbs-up sign on a map to show his support for medical staff battling the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports said ...

Taiwan vice president supports Hong Kong's struggle for freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited Causeway Bay Books in Taipei on Friday (Aug. 15), a bookstore that reopened in Taiwan this April after being shut down by ...

Trump's younger brother, Robert, is hospitalized in New York

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, according to the White House. The president is expected to visit his 72-y...

"The Secret" author Rhonda Byrne has new release in November

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of the million-selling self-help book “The Secret” is aiming even higher with her next work. Rhonda Byrne's “The Greatest Secret” is coming out Nov. 24, H...

Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges writes children's book

NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges has written a children's book with a candid telling of the past and positive message for the future, inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests. ...

For Harris, memories of mother guide bid for vice president

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. Penning her autobiography, she interspersed the ...

For Harris, memories of mother guide bid for vice president

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. In her autobiography, Harris interspersed the we...

Melting 'frozen memories,' AI helps Japanese recall war days

TOKYO (AP) — When Tokuso Hamai saw the colorized version of an old black-and-white photo of a picnic held under cherry tree blossoms sometime before World War II, forgotten memories of family members,...

75 years later, Japan war orphans tell of pain, recovery

TOKYO (AP) — For years, orphans in Japan were punished just for surviving the war. They were bullied. They were called trash and left to fend for themselves on the street. Police ro...

Michael Cohen book on Trump to be published Sept 8

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen's memoir about President Donald Trump will be released Sept. 8 by Skyhorse Publishing, which confirmed the news Thursday to The Associated Press. The book is called “Disl...

NASCAR champion Pearn up to speed with Daly at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There is not much the owner of a backcountry skiing and hiking vacation company in Canada can do with a lifetime of racing knowledge after he has walked away from a championship-wi...

Venezuela ballerina reinvents training at home in quarantine

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A book cabinet has become a training bar for Venezuelan ballerina Carolina Wolf. She has to wet her ballet slippers so her feet don’t slip on the tile floor. Her two cats rep...