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Tory Burch mixes daywear and sportswear for luxury line

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Tory Burch says she’s noticed women don’t want to have rules about what they can wear and when they can wear it. They want to dress on their own terms and she’s helping them d...

Taiwan volunteer firefighter gets electric fire truck as retirement gift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retiring volunteer firefighter received a miniature, electric fire engine as a gift at an award ceremony in Taitung County’s Guanshan Saturday (Dec. 25). Ho Min...

Rain, floods prompt Coast Guard rescues in Pacific Northwest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard used two helicopters to rescue campers from rising waters at an RV park on the Oregon Coast Friday, mudslides shut down roads and a woman was plucked from a ...

American Girl Dolls, Risk, sand make it to Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — American Girl dolls and the strategy board game Risk were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday in recognition of their influence on the toy industry. Sand, wh...

Cruz wins MLB's Roberto Clemente Award for philanthropy

HOUSTON (AP) — Nelson Cruz has been given Major League Baseball's Roberto Clemente Award for character, community involvement and philanthropy. Cruz, the 50th winner of the honor, re...

Sand, Catan, piñatas lead Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Cabbage Patch Kids, the rosy-cheeked dolls that left store shelves picked clean during the first big holiday toy craze, are up for a spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame, part ...

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end

Millions of people solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the bloody end of the Afghanis...

Huge Oregon blaze grows as wildfires burn across western US

BLY, Oregon (AP) — The largest wildfire in the U.S. torched more dry forest landscape in Oregon on Sunday, one of dozens of major blazes burning across the West as critically dangerous fire weather lo...

New Taipei sets up mobile COVID testing units

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei has followed in the footsteps of Taipei and established a system of mobile testing units for families with vulnerable members, amid the worst ever coronavirus o...

COVID information website for New Taipei goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei has launched a website that provides visualized information about COVID-19 hotspots and city resources for better disease management. The website’s e-m...

Paris: Deadly hospital shooting was 'not terror-related'

Police in Paris are searching for a gunman involved in a shooting outside a Paris hospital on Monday. Authorities had at first suspected a possible terrorist attack. The district mayor, Francis Szpin...

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 February 2021 - How important is experience in entrepreneurial success? If you take a look at the world's most successful businesspeople, the anecdotal evidence wou...

Egypt officials: Cairo building partially collapses; 3 dead

CAIRO (AP) — An apartment building in Cairo partially collapsed overnight, killing at least three people, Egyptian officials said on Monday. By late morning, rescue workers were sti...

AP source: Twins reach 1-year, $13M deal with DH Nelson Cruz

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are bringing back designated hitter Nelson Cruz on a one-year, $13 million contract, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. ...

Let down your hair: New Army rules for ponytails, nail color

WASHINGTON (AP) — Female soldiers can let their hair down, and flash a little nail color under new rules being approved by the Army. But male soldiers will still have to shave. Army ...