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Delivery driver brings perspective to his 1st British Open

SANDWICH, England (AP) — Any other week, Nick Poppleton would be working as a supermarket delivery driver to supplement his modest income as a player on the third tier of European golf. ...

Ohio ends incentive lottery with mixed vaccination results

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio, the state that launched the national movement to offer millions of dollars in incentives to boost vaccination rates, planned to conclude its program Wednesday — still unabl...

Marshals Service can’t properly track threats against judges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service lacks the capability of adequately detecting threats against federal judges across the nation and uses outdated security equipment to protect judges’ homes,...

Takkyubin Taiwan overloaded with orders, halts low-temp deliveries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, the delivery service Takkyubin (宅急便) has been so overwhelmed with orders that it is temporarily halting low-temperature deliveries to much ...

4 members of New Taipei delivery driver's family test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A food delivery driver in New Taipei worked for three days last week before four members of his family tested positive for COVID-19. Since coronavirus cases began to su...

Gov. Whitmer among 7 awarded for courage by JFK Foundation

BOSTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and six other people who risked their own health and safety to help and protect others during the coronavirus pandemic will receive Profile in Courage awar...

Deliverywoman killed by truck right after handing driver drink in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was fatally hit by a truck shortly after she delivered a beverage to the vehicle's driver on a street in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung. According to the Q...

Police help food delivery driver out of tight spot in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four police officers on Thursday (April 15) helped a food delivery driver get her scooter out of a tight spot in Miaoli County after she got into trouble following a navig...

Foodpanda driver survives delivery to Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens are getting a kick out of a fatigued Foodpanda delivery driver after he made an epic journey from Taipei to deliver beverages to the towering peak Hehua...

Business Highlights

___ Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — Amazon workers voted against forming a union at a warehouse in Alabama, The win prove...

Study: Facebook delivers biased job ads, skewed by gender

Facebook is showing different job ads to women and men in a way that might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws, according to a new study. University of Southern California researc...

Immigrants with temporary status have grown deep roots in US

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Irma Chavez is a married mother of four who leads a business networking initiative in this small Arkansas city she calls home. It’s a long way from her life as a live-in housek...

Immigrants with temporary status have grown deep roots in US

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Irma Chavez is a married mother of four who leads a business networking initiative in this small Arkansas city she calls home. It's a long way from her life as a live-in housek...

Blart Your Engines: James stars in new Netflix NASCAR comedy

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kevin James fancies himself an everyman in his comedic roles. He’s worked as a mall cop and delivery driver. An unlucky zoo keeper and a retired police officer. ...

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants

HONG KONG (AP) — E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himse...