APNewsBreak: Records show Montana official's vehicle misuse

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton put tens of thousands of miles on a state-owned pickup truck and used it extensively during weekends and holidays in addition to other t...

At least 15 dead as truck falls off south Philippine cliff

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say at least 15 villagers were killed and several others injured when the truck they were riding in lost control and fell off a cliff in a remote mountain ...

Pope’s visit to Thailand will also be a family reunion

UDON THANI, Thailand (AP) — Catholics in Thailand are celebrating the official announcement of the first papal visit in 35 years, but one 77-year-old nun in a far-flung corner of the country has...

Pope's visit to Thailand will also be a family reunion

UDON THANI, Thailand (AP) — Catholics in Thailand are celebrating the official announcement of the first papal visit in 35 years, but one 77-year-old nun in a far-flung corner of the country has a con...

Would-be Cuban immigrants left in limbo by consular closure

MIAMI (AP) — Mary Sardinas had prepared a room in her Miami house for the arrival of her son from Cuba. He'd sold his home and left his job thinking he'd soon be living in the United States. That was ...

Taiwan household registry helps teenage girl meet father for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 16-year-old girl living in Hsinchu City recently met her biological father for the first time thanks to the help of a local household registration office, the Central Ne...

"Family" reunion; Close ties still bind 1979 Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Candelaria can't quite pinpoint when the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates adopted "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge as the club's de facto theme song on the way to a World Series title. ...

Australia presses China to release Uyghur mother and son

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Australian government has called on China to allow a Uyghur mother to leave the country with her Australian son and reunite with her Australian husband. Australian ...

Gay square dancers add new spin to centuries-old dance style

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There wasn't a crinoline in sight as 850 square dancers at the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs opened its annual convention last week in a Philadelphia hotel, b...

Review: A lovely, bittersweet family story in 'The Farewell'

The premise behind writer and director Lulu Wang's wonderful film "The Farewell " might be a little hard to accept for some audiences. A family collectively decides not to tell their grandmother back ...

Nick Nurse returns to Iowa for celebration of his career

JEFFERSON, Iowa (AP) — Toronto coach Nick Nurse's improbable path to the NBA title began as a guard for Carroll Kuemper High in the middle of Iowa way back in the 1980s. Carroll retu...

Dems' presidential field takes spotlight in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage in the South's first primary state, looking to make connections in a prim...

Kin of US tourist kidnapped in Uganda calls for her rescue

PHOENIX (AP) — A relative of a California woman kidnapped while on a safari in Uganda said Friday he wants to see the U.S. send in Navy SEALS to locate and rescue her if that's what it takes. ...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed re...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed refu...