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Hamlin holds off Busch in OT in wild Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — This was the one race Denny Hamlin has been dreaming about. Hamlin finally got the win he has coveted for the last 17 years, holding off Joe Gibbs Racing teammat...

COVID case caught skirting quarantine in central Taiwan, faces up to NT$2 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A confirmed COVID-19 case is facing a fine of between NT$200,000 (US$6,755) and NT$2 million after his outing was discovered following a car wreck on Sunday (May 22). T...

NASCAR Cup Series postseason grid already filling up fast

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series playoff grid is filling up fast and the dwindling number of spots may lead to more of the aggressive driving that grabbed headlines over the weekend at Da...

Activist's self-immolation stirs questions on faith, protest

Wynn Bruce, a 50-year-old climate activist and Buddhist, set himself on fire in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week, prompting a national conversation about his motivation and whether he may ha...

Weekend Sports In Brief

GOLF AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler looked like a Masters champion even before he slipped into his green jacket, the model of calm as he methodically worked his way around the...

Live Updates | Scheffler escapes trouble, leads Masters by 3

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Despite big trouble on the 18th hole, Scottie Scheffler salvaged a ...

Tiger Time: Woods thrills patrons with Masters comeback

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — He walked among the azaleas with just the slightest hint of a limp. He couldn't quite bend over to read the putts on Augusta National's tricky greens. ...

Missouri regulates boarding schools after abuse allegations

Maggie Drew’s dad sent her to Circle of Hope Girls’ Ranch in Missouri in 2007, hoping strict Christian teachings would stop his 14-year-old daughter’s teenage rebellion. Instead, Dre...

Worker dies after Tesla on autopilot collides with repair truck in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tesla on autopilot collided with a maintenance vehicle on a highway in Taoyuan moments before a worker responding to the accident was fatally struck by a BMW. At 9:51...

Lawmakers launch 'all levels' probe into Ronald Greene death

Declaring “no cover-up will be tolerated,” Louisiana’s House speaker announced a bipartisan legislative investigation Thursday into the deadly 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene, an inquiry t...

Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures, dies at 88

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Don Wilson, co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band The Ventures, has died. He was 88. Wilson died Saturday in Tacoma o...

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office. He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to ass...

Northern Taiwan man tests positive for COVID after car accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 17) announced that a man tested positive for COVID while undergoing treatment for a car accident. CE...

In nation at war with itself, one town tries cup of civility

LOVETTSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Maureen Donnelly Morris came from nearby Leesburg to open her café in Lovettsville, she got a warm welcome. Neighbors rallied to her aid. Divisions ripping at their town ...

Murdaugh blamed some problems on addiction; bond set at $7M

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Speaking publicly for the first time in months, the prominent South Carolina attorney accused of a slew of mostly financial crimes after his wife and son were found shot dead out...