Correction: Bode Miller's Tragic Year story

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about Bode Miller moving to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Miller is a brand ambassador for Big Sky Resort. He is representing Spanish ...

Lisa Unger's 'The Stranger Inside' is psychological thriller

"The Stranger Inside," Park Row, by Lisa Unger A woman is forced to confront her past in Lisa Unger's latest psychological thriller, "The Stranger Inside." When Rai...

Kyle Busch criticism highlights NASCAR's financial disparity

The massive divide between NASCAR's heavyweights and the underdog teams just scraping by received renewed attention following Kyle Busch's damning assessment of how backmarkers raced in the playoff op...

Berlin celebrates postwar visitor program for expelled Jews

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin was the last place Helga Melmed had expected to see again. She was 14 when the Nazis forced her and her family onto a train from their home in the German capital...

Snowden tells life story and why he leaked in new memoir

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir, telling his life story in detail for the first time and explaining why he chose to risk his freedom to...

Rochester Catholic diocese in New York files for bankruptcy

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester in New York has filed for bankruptcy. The Democrat & Chronicle says the diocese filed a petition for Chapter 11 reo...

Review: Adaptation of 'The Goldfinch' is elegant but flawed

Everything is beautiful in John Crowley's adaptation of "The Goldfinch ," even the grilled cheese sandwich that a kind stranger makes for a boy who has just lost his mother. It's easy to get swept up ...

Smartphone, Matchbox cars among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. The...

Taipei parents cry foul at Baby Boss closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many parents are saddened by the news that Baby Boss, a simulated city in which children could role-play various jobs, will be clocking out for good on Nov. 30. Wednesday mo...

Texas inmate set to be executed for killing woman in 2010

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was set to be executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a 61-year-old grandmother at her North Texas home nearly a decade ago during an eight-day spate of c...

UN agency lays backpacks for every child killed in conflict

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. children's agency has laid 3,758 school backpacks in rows reminiscent of a graveyard on the lawn of U.N. headquarters in New York — one for each child who died in a conf...

Author doles out clues in the character-driven 'The Nanny'

"The Nanny" (William Morrow), by Gilly Macmillan Classism, fragile memories and a family torn apart by misunderstandings and jealousy haunt an aristocratic British family in "The Nan...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: In the interest of Taiwan

Terry Gou (possible candidate) [ Chinese version ] In the interest of Taiwan The office of Foxconn founder Terry Gou issued a statement on Sept. 5 saying that the tycoon will make clear his inte...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han: ‘phoenixes and chickens’ misinterpreted

Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Nationalist Party [KMT] presidential nominee) [ Chinese version ] [ ‘Phoenixes and chickens’ misinterpreted] Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu has drawn criticism over his...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...