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Hank Jr. unleashes Thunderhead Hawkins on bawdy blues record

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sometimes it's hard to tell who Hank Williams Jr. really is behind the dark sunglasses and the beard covering facial scars. How much of him is a persona — or ...

50-year-old Taiwanese woman vexed by police calling her 'grandma'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 50-year-old woman at the scene of an accident took offense to police officers calling her "grandma," prompting the department to remind officers to use more re...

2 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard die amid tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two members of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division died as “martyrs” in Iran in separate incidents over the weekend, Iranian media reported on ...

2 doctors, receptionist and visitor killed in Tulsa shooting

Two doctors, a receptionist and a former soldier accompanying his wife during a checkup were killed in a mass shooting inside a Tulsa medical building, authorities said Thursday. Pol...

Murray's return to practice field welcome sight for Cards

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals coaches and teammates welcomed Kyler Murray's return to the practice field on Wednesday, saying it was fun to watch their star quarterback do his usual magic thro...

Australia's next prime minister came from humble beginnings

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in grit...

Australia's would-be PM Albanese shaped by humble start

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The son of a single mother who raised him on a pension, Anthony Albanese had a humble start to life for a politician who could become Australia’s prime minister on Saturday....

Takeaways: Election denier wins, bad behavior dooms Cawthorn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's support was enough to elevate his Senate candidate to victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, while his pick in Pennsylvania remained in a tough fight i...

North Carolina Rep. Cawthorn seeks nomination after missteps

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn faces seven challengers Tuesday in North Carolina's Republican primary, an early test of whether voters will grant the pro-Donald Trump firebrand anothe...

Dr. Scott Jensen wins GOP endorsement for Minnesota governor

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government's response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP's endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in...

Madison Cawthorn tries to survive primary as slip-ups mount

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's prominent role as the youngest pro-Donald Trump agitator in Congress can rub people on the right and the left the wrong way in his North Carolina dist...

Freeway accident in central Taiwan causes four injuries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-car accident on National Highway 1 in central Taiwan caused four injuries Wednesday afternoon (May 11), including one man whose legs suffered severe fractures afte...

Taipei man dies after being struck by 4 cars in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man died early Sunday morning (May 2) after he was struck by four cars while trying to cross a street in Wanhua District. At 3 a.m. on Sunday, a 41-year-old ma...

Bad baseballs? New York Mets angry after rash of HBPs

PHOENIX (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt has a theory about why his bat-swinging teammates have turned into targets at the plate during the season's first month. Bad baseba...

Review: News anchor Zain Asher writes uplifting memoir

“Where the Children Take Us: How One Family Achieved the Unimaginable” by Zain E. Asher (Amistad) In recounting her family’s struggle to carry on after her father’s unexpected death,...