SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Election-year retirement unlikely

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time a Supreme Court justice announced his retirement in a presidential election year, most of the current justices were too young to vote. It was 1968, a...

Doomsday cult leader gets 64 years in deaths of 2 girls

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — A woman who considered herself the spiritual leader of a doomsday cult in Colorado has been sentenced to 64 years in prison for her role in the deaths of two children who were ...

Photo of the Day: Eclipse shots from across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents across Taiwan took advantage of fair weather on Sunday (June 21) to catch a glimpse of a rare annular eclipse. According to the Tainan Astronomical Education ...

Solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia, Middle East

DUBAI (AP) — Stargazers in Africa, Asia and parts of the Middle East looked to the skies this weekend to witness a partial solar eclipse. It was known as a “ring of fire” because the...

Annular solar eclipse prompts excitement across Taiwan

People in Taiwan braced scorching temperatures on Sunday to watch a rare annular solar eclipse, which will not be visible again on such a scale in the country for 195 years. Thanks to mostly sunny ...

Skies in Taiwan mostly clear for tomorrow's eclipse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that weather conditions will be fair on Sunday (June 21), when residents of southern Taiwan will be able to catch a glimpse of a ...

Taiwan's Tainan lists sites where annular solar eclipse can be observed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan in southwestern Taiwan is offering a list of sites in the city where people can observe the annular solar eclipse on June 21, which will not be visible again until ...

S. Taiwan to see rare annular eclipse on June 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of parts of southern Taiwan will be able to catch a glimpse of a rare annular eclipse on June 21, but for those who miss it, the next opportunity to see one will...

Jockey Jose Ortiz notches 2,000th career victory

NEW YORK (AP) — Jockey Jose Ortiz notched his 2,000th career victory on Thursday, riding Creed to a win in the fourth race at Belmont. The 26-year-old rider’s win total includes 17 f...

Arrogate, North America's richest racehorse, dies at 7

Arrogate, winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic and the champion 3-year-old male that year on his way to becoming North America’s all-time leading money earner, has died. He was 7. ...

Jalen Ramsey won't skip Rams camp; deal 'will get handled'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Ramsey says he will definitely report to training camp with the Los Angeles Rams for the final year of his rookie contract. And while he didn't confirm how h...

Onus on Dortmund to beat Bayern in quietest ever 'Klassiker'

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund has to beat Bayern Munich on Tuesday if anyone is to have a realistic chance of stopping the seven-time defending champion from claiming yet another Bundesliga title. ...

Homebuilders climb even as housing outlook remains cloudy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. economy and housing market had set homebuilders up for a strong 2020. That was before the efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic knocked t...

Disinfectant riff is latest of many Trump science clashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — What President Donald Trump says and does often flies in the face of mainstream science. Coronavirus and the idea of injecting disinfectants is only the latest episode. ...

McCaffrey embracing new role as face of Panthers franchise

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With the Panthers in the midst of a roster overhaul, Christian McCaffrey could have forced his way out of Carolina in hopes of finding a team better prepared to challenge for a ...