Time passages: Mahomes leads comeback for the ages for KC

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — They were celebrating the passage of time as much as football at this Super Bowl: 100-year-old war veterans at midfield for the pregame coin flip, a 50-years-young pop diva ...

The mission for 100-year-old veterans: Super Bowl coin flip

MIAMI (AP) — Charles McGee flew 136 combat missions in World War II as part of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, attacking targets in Italy and supporting the rescue of 1,000 prisoners of war in Romania. He ...

Clones help famous elm tree named Herbie live on, for now

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A massive elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made available to the public. At 110 fee...

102-year-old priest recognized for dedication in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Andrés Díaz de Rábago (賴甘霖), a Spanish Jesuit priest, former doctor, and instructor from National Taiwan University (NTU) College of Medicine, has rec...

Taiwan mourns passing of independence activist and scholar Su Beng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Sept. 20), lifelong Taiwanese independence activist Su Beng, whose given name was Shih Chao-hui (施朝暉), passed away at 100 years old, just over one month away fr...

Centenarian Taipei barber continues to cut hair after 70 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A childless centenarian barber who lives in solitude in Taipei had an unforgettable Father’s Day experience on Tuesday (July 30) surrounded by a group of social work...

Taiwan’s first Chinese-language bookstore gets fresh lease of life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than seven decades after opening, the first bookstore in Taiwan to sell Chinese books, Tzu Li (自立) Bookstore, will be renovated with funds provided by the Ministry of...

AIT lauds 2019 as 'Pivotal Year' for US-Taiwan relations

2019 is a "pivotal year" for U.S.-Taiwan relations, John J. Norris Jr., Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Wednesday. Norris made t...

Spain: Police free elderly from 'house of horrors' nursing home

Spanish police have arrested six people accused of swindling elderly people out of hundreds of thousands of euros at a private nursing home officials described as a "house of horrors." Some...

The Old Man and the Play: Friend keeps word to Hemingway

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — When the 1958 film adaptation of "The Old Man and the Sea" hit theaters, Ernest Hemingway happened to be in New York City to watch the World Series and invited his close friend ...

World's oldest man dies in Japan

Masazo Nonaka, dubbed the "world's oldest man" by Guinness World Records, on Sunday died of natural causes at the age of 113. "We feel shocked at the loss of this big figure,"...

Bowler turning 105 still looking to improve his game

WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state man who has been bowling for more than 90 years says he's still trying to improve his game as he turns 105 years old. Tom Pisano bowls in the Mo...

Loyola presents Final Four ring to Sister Jean

CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the near-centenarian team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago's run to the NCAA ...

Vice President invites the Pope to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) extended an invitation to Pope Francis to visit Taiwan during a short exchange ahead of the canonization of Pope Paul VI last Sunday, a...

Listen to music under the centenarian tree in Taipei’s Hushan Borough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—People always associate Beitou of Taipei with hot spring, but not many people know about the Hushan community, which, even though not blessed with hot spring, is a nice retr...