US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections. As part of its ...

Polanco's push; Pirates RF ready to shake injury bug in 2020

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The tools are there. They have been from the moment Gregory Polanco crashed into the big leagues six years ago as a raw mix of power and potential. The looping swi...

Morikawa back from missed cut with strong debut at Muirfield

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Collin Morikawa didn't get rattled by his first missed cut as a pro or his first time playing Muirfield Village. Morikawa finally had a forced weekend off two wee...

Taiwan chip giant TSMC places world’s largest wind power order with Ørsted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC) is buying 20 years’ worth of offshore wind power from Denmark’s Ørsted in the world’s biggest ...

Portuguese energy firms replace CEOs amid corruption probe

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Shares in Portugal’s blue-chip national energy provider EDP and its international renewable energy division rose Tuesday after the companies replaced their CEOs amid a corrupti...

Samsung projects profit jump for 2nd quarter

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year. The growth was apparently dr...

TSMC continues to thrive despite challenge from Samsung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) currently controls half of the world’s contract chipmaking business, it is now facing an increased challenge from...

US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a 'tragedy'

HONG KONG (AP) — The top American diplomat in Hong Kong said Monday that it is a “tragedy” to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s new national security law to chip away at “fundamental freedom...

Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virus

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid coronavirus. They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face-mask guidelines and eve...

As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its side

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Some statues of figures from America's slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confed...

Power's play puts Penske back in front for Indianapolis GP

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power brought back normalcy to Indianapolis on Friday. Finally. After a two-month race delay and a one-month hiatus between IndyCar's first...

'His Mona Lisa' - Penske adds golden touch to iconic Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The purists can relax: Roger Penske did not remove troughs from the men's bathrooms at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He replaced them, of course, with the shinies...

Johnson softens stance on racing an IndyCar oval, Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson's stance has softened when it comes to racing the Indianapolis 500. Johnson will test an Indy car next week for Chip Ganassi Racing on the road co...

Taiwan fended off China's cyber attacks on eve of presidential inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An intense cyber war reportedly took place across the Taiwan Strait on the eve of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) swearing-in on May 20, as she embarked on a second ter...

Potato chip heiress wins back control of fortune

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The heiress to the Golden Flake potato chip empire is for now back in control of her fortune after a ruling Thursday by the Alabama Supreme Court. The court v...