Kenya bans travel in and out of Nairobi to fight coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Kenya increased its restrictions to combat the coronavirus on Monday, announcing travel bans into and out of the capital city, Nairobi, the port of Mombasa and two counties. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 1, the 92nd day of 2020. There are 274 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1,...

Twilight Time: Long-lost Rod Serling baseball comedy on deck

Years before he journeyed to "The Twilight Zone," Rod Serling made a brief detour to the strike zone. To many, he's the foreboding figure in black and white who gave the world the he...

Police use DNA, genealogy to arrest suspect in 1985 slaying

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police department says it solved a 35-year-old homicide by using DNA to find a relative of the alleged killer and then created a family tree to track him down. ...

Taipei man murders motorist after argument with wife over dinner plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man is facing murder charges after fatally stabbing a man seated on his scooter after getting into an argument with his wife over where to go to eat. At about ...

Curling considers new rules to speed up the sport

The games are too long, scaring away younger fans with ever-diminishing attention spans. There is too much standing around between spurts of activity. And the unpredictable duration ...

House approves bill to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving to stem a vaping epidemic among young people, the House approved a bill Friday to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products. ...

Arkansas man charged with trying to blow up car at Pentagon

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — An Arkansas man was arrested on charges he tried to blow up a car at a Pentagon parking lot, federal officials said Tuesday. Matthew Dmitri Richardson, 19, o...

Civil and student groups march in Taipei ahead of 228 Incident anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 40 civil and student groups marched on the streets of Taipei Saturday afternoon (Feb. 22) in commemoration of the 228 Incident – the island-wide suppressio...

Taiwan civic groups rally to commemorate 73rd anniversary of 228 Incident

More than 40 civic groups staged a march in Taipei on Saturday to mark the 73rd anniversary of the 228 Incident, calling on the public not to forget the people's uprising in February 1947 that spu...

Police find secret cigarette factory 4 meters underground

MADRID (AP) — Police have dismantled what they say is the Europe Union’s first clandestine underground cigarette factory — four meters (13 feet) under a horse stable in southern Spain. ...

Pennsylvania sues Juul over marketing e-cigarettes to teens

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. ...

Judge rejects mother's accident claim in son's drowning

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge has moved forward in charging a woman with murder after she left her 11-month-old son to drown in a bathtub while she went to smoke a cigarette. ...

Stocks open lower on Wall Street following drops overseas

Stocks are opening moderately lower on Wall Street, following declines overseas, as more worries about the spread of a virus outbreak in China and some weak earnings results put investors in a mood to...

Marlboro maker slammed by Juul investment, takes $4B charge

The company that makes Marlboro cigarettes will take a $4.1 billion hit from its investment in Juul. Altria took a 35% stake in the e-cigarette company at the end of 2018 at a cost ...