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Nursing home director marries homeless man for NT$40 million in Taiwan's Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The curious marriage between a 52-year-old director of a nursing home in Pingtung County and an 81-year-old homeless man with dementia was due to the fact he was worth abo...

Man who stabbed Asian American charged with attempted murder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian American woman in San Francisco in an unprovoked attack has been charged with attempted murder, the city’s top prosec...

Man arrested in San Francisco stabbing of Asian woman

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police arrested a man hours after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian woman Wednesday in an unprovoked attack, officials said. Officers respo...

South Florida investigative reporter Michele Gillen dies

MIAMI (AP) — Michele Gillen, a former South Florida television investigative reporter, has died. She was 66. Longtime friend and producer Marcia Izaguirre confirmed Gillen's death fr...

GOP's Carr seeks another term as Georgia attorney general

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday that he wants another four years as the state's top lawyer, spurning a chance to run for higher office. The 49-ye...

Man charged with stabbing 2 Asian women pleads not guilty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man charged with stabbing two women of Asian descent at a San Francisco bus stop last week pleaded not guilty Monday. A handcuffed Patrick Thompson, 54, was si...

Man charged in stabbings of 2 Asian women a no-show in court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The arraignment of a man who allegedly stabbed two elder women without warning at a San Francisco bus stop was postponed Friday after he refused to leave his jail cell and appear ...

Man charged with stabbing two Asian women in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who allegedly stabbed two elderly women without warning at a San Francisco bus stop was charged with attempted murder in an attack that follows a number of others against As...

2 Asian American women stabbed in San Francisco attack

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police were hunting for a man who stabbed two Asian American women without warning Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco's Mid-Market area. Officers were sent to 4t...

Reforms follow deadly year in New York nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After a deadly year in New York's nursing homes, state lawmakers have passed legislation intended to hold facility operators more accountable for neglect and potentially force them...

India's elderly people face neglect during COVID

At a state-run residential care home for the elderly in Faridabad, in the northern Indian state of Haryana, about 25 kilometers (15 miles) from the capital, Delhi, about 300 elderly people eagerly loo...

Review: A compellingly cruel Rosamund Pike in 'I Care a Lot'

An air of mystery surrounded Rosamund Pike in “Gone Girl” but there's no mistaking her in “I Care a Lot.” Sporting designer suits and a bob cut so sharp that you tremble for her stylist, Pike's Marla ...

Attacks on older Asians stoke fear in Bay Area's Chinatowns

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police are stepping up their patrols and volunteers are increasing their street presence after several violent attacks on older Asians stoked fear in the San Francisco Bay Area’...

Murder charges expected in attack on famed private eye

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The two men arrested in connection with an attempted robbery that lead to the death of famed San Francisco private investigator Jack Palladino are expected to face murder charges,...

Foreign caregiver faces criminal charge in death of Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver in Miaoli County is facing a negligent homicide (過失致死罪) charge in the death of a Taiwanese woman last week, the local police department said Sunday...