Rare British sports car crashes on Taiwan mountain road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The driver of a rare British convertible sports car hit the side of a mountain road in New Taipei City Friday (August 16), causing an estimated NT$2 million (US$63,800) in...

Kennedy dynasty touched repeatedly by tragedy

The Kennedy dynasty has been touched repeatedly by tragedy — most recently the death of Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill at age 22. Some notable other instances...

Superblocks – Urban design for communities

It’s a regular Monday morning when residents from the Poblenou neighborhood in Barcelona leave their homes and start a new workweek. The previously vehicle-occupied streets are empty and it&rsqu...

3 vehicles owned by Elvis Presley going up for auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elvis Presley fans can take to the road in his personal stretch limousine, on his last motorcycle or in a pickup truck if they have the money, an auction house announced Wednesday. ...

Taiwanese woman indicted for driving Volvo over husband's BMW with mistress inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman has been indicted for public endangerment after she plowed her Volvo on top of her husband's BMW last December, after she spotted who she believed to be his mistres...

Big rain and big wreck leads to Haley's 1st career Cup win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Teeth chattering, hands shaking, stomach churning, Justin Haley anxiously waited for NASCAR to pull the plug on a rain-wrecked weekend at Daytona International Speedway. ...

Rivals target Biden as Democrats' rifts emerge on age, race

MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden an...

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient

PARIS (AP) — France's highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a vegetative state following a car accident 11 years ago. ...

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people filed an amended lawsuit Thursday against the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations that officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, i...

Review: In latest 'Annabelle,' a babysitting gig goes awry

What a spell for sentient toys. A week after the child-crafted plaything Forky found life in "Toy Story 4" and Chucky was reborn in "Child's Play," the evil vintage doll of the "Conjuring" spinoff ser...

Julio Iglesias reflects on a life that 'has been a miracle'

NEW YORK (AP) — At 75, Julio Iglesias keeps performing internationally, driven by his passion and a relentless discipline. It's something the Spanish crooner says he had to learn ear...

Car crash kills 2 British tourists, driver in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Authorities in Bolivia say two British tourists and a Bolivian have been killed in a car accident in the Andean country's south. Traffic police commander Col. ...

Prince Philip marks 98th birthday in private

LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private. In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished ...

Blues' Russian Two, Tarasenko and Barbashev, on verge of Cup

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Slava Fetisov called Vladimir Tarasenko midway through the second round of the playoffs to deliver an important message. "I said, 'Listen, you've got a good chance t...

Tragic car accident in N. Taiwan reunites son and parents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tragic car accident in Taoyuan has reunited a missing son with the parents who lost contact with him for 10 years, China Times reported. The man was involved in a se...