Investigator says pilot impaired by fumes in Sydney crash

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A seaplane pilot was impaired by carbon monoxide fumes from engine exhaust when he flew off course and crashed into a river near Sydney in 2017 with the loss of six lives, a...

3 football players announce plans to transfer from Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Three football players at Liberty University say they have entered the transfer portal, with two of them citing “racial insensitivity” by the university's leadership or similar r...

Liberty player to transfer, cites 'racial insensitivities'

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A women's basketball player at Liberty University says she is transferring because of “racial insensitivities shown within the leadership and culture” of the school. ...

Chinese sporting spouses call for CCP to be 'kicked off stage'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese married couple, both of whom are highly accomplished in their respective sports, on Tuesday (June 9) reiterated their calls for the overthrow of the Chinese Comm...

Trump, chafing at oversight, takes aim at inspectors general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Linick irritated powerful Democrats and Republicans alike in his seven years as the independent watchdog investigating waste and mismanagement at the State Department. Still, h...

Simon & Schuster names Jonathan Karp as new CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Karp, who has worked with authors ranging from Sen. Edward Kennedy to Susan Orlean, has been named the new CEO of Simon & Schuster. He replaces Carolyn Reidy, who died two...

Back in recession, Greece puts faith in digital overhaul

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece plans to rapidly expand government digital services in 2020 to try and slim down its notoriously slow-moving bureaucracy and help the country exit its pandemic recession m...

UN chief: world faces misinformation epidemic about virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world is facing “a dangerous epidemic of misinformation” about COVID-19 and announced a U.N. campaign to flood the...

Virus casts a dark cloud over once-thriving home market

BOSTON (AP) — When Rebeka McBride and her husband put their home in Washington state on the market in early March, the coronavirus outbreak was just taking hold in the United States. They managed to h...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 31 The Japan News on countries working together to combat the new coron...

United Airlines warns of massive layoffs without federal aid

Leaders of United Airlines and its labor unions are raising the threat of massive layoffs if Washington doesn’t provide “sufficient” help to the airline industry by the end of this month. ...

Layoffs spike in US, Europe as virus shuts businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a couple of weeks ago, Erika Vega hoped her temp job at a cafeteria would soon become permanent. But instead, the viral outbreak shut down the building where she worked and left...

Barr, DeVos speak at religious broadcasters forum

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr warned a group of Christian broadcasters on Wednesday that the decline of religion in America is undermining liberal democracy. In a speech a...

Hot Pockets heir gets 5 months in prison for college scam

BOSTON (AP) — An heir to the Hot Pockets fortune was sentenced to five months in prison Tuesday for trying to cheat and bribe her daughters' way into school as part of a nationwide college admissions ...

Antetokounmpo's 31 points lead Bucks past 76ers, 119-98

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks turned a tight game with the Philadelphia 76ers into a mismatch immediately in the second half, led by the reigning league MVP. Giannis Antetoko...