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___ Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security urges lawmakers...

Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington appears set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as "natural organic reduction" — an accelerated decomposition process that turns bodies into ...

Taiwan's Pan wins RBC Heritage for first PGA TOUR victory

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Pan Cheng-tsung (潘政琮) took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine struggles to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA TOUR victory on April 21, local time. The...

Taiwan's C.T. Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — C.T. Pan watched the Masters last week with his wife, and sometimes caddie, Yingchun Lin, thrilled by Tiger Woods’ stirring victory at Augusta National. His w...

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. ...

Berlin show explores Nolde's complex relationship with Nazis

BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum is opening an exhibition based on research into expressionist painter Emil Nolde that chips away at the remnants of his image as a victim of the Nazi regime. ...

Samsung quarterly profit likely fell sharply as chips drop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says it's operating profit for the last quarter likely fell more than 60% from a year earlier amid falling memory chip prices and slowing demand for d...

GameStop falls while Dave & Buster's and Blue Apron rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday: GameStop Corp., down 47 cents to $9.63 The video game retailer's first-quarter profi...

China to put Taiwan's airspace in 'patrol range': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The same day Chinese warplanes crossed over the median line on the Taiwan Strait, the Chinese state-run mouthpieces the Global Times published an editorial stating that if the ...

Tottenham Stadium follows US financing model

NEW YORK (AP) — Years before Tottenham Hotspur Stadium started rising like a spaceship in north London, planning on how to finance the structure was underway nearly 3,500 miles away. ...

New Yorkers not amused by man who sliced bagels like bread

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Midwest man who brought his coworkers bagels sliced like bread is getting an earful from New Yorkers and social media. Alex Krautmann on Monday tweeted a photo of ...

Towns has 33 points, 23 boards to lift Wolves over Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 23 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-99 on Saturday night to end a five-game slide. A...

New rules likely coming but not to replay

DENVER (AP) — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer, fairer. ...

Cod fishery plummets to least valuable year since 1960s

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's cod fishery, once one of the most lucrative in the Northeast, has declined to the point that it had its least valuable year in more than a half-century in 2018. ...

Senate slaps down Trump border emergency; Republicans defect

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his ...