LEADING OFF: Twins-Indians play 2; Greinke starts for Astros

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: CENTRAL RACE The weekend's AL Central showdown series between Minnesota and Cleveland will start with a doubl...

What a Purdue Pharma bankruptcy means for the Sackler family

Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear. The company, which makes OxyContin and other drugs,...

11 drown as boat with Hindu worshippers capsizes in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say at least 11 Hindu worshippers drowned when their boat capsized during a religious celebration on a lake in central India. Police officer Akhil Patel says ...

What a Purdue Pharma bankruptcy means for the Sackler family

Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear. The company, which makes OxyContin and other drugs,...

Business Highlights

___ OxyContin maker reaches tentative opioid-crisis settlement HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tenta...

The Latest: OSU president: Pickens was 'ultimate Cowboy'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the death of oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens: (all times local): ___ 2:40 p.m. The president of Oklahoma State Univ...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2019. There are 139 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August ...

US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Like a sleek Mercedes crunched between two freight trucks, Europe's economy is being knocked off course by the conflict between the U.S. and China over trade. Th...

6 dos and don'ts for Qixi Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today (Aug. 7) is Qixi Festival (七夕節), the Lunar Valentine's Day in many parts of East Asia and a Taiwanese numerologist has created a list of six dos and don'ts to obs...

Experts stamp out Iowa museum hopes: 'Inverted Jenny' a fake

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hopes by small aviation museum in southwestern Iowa that a stamp in its possession was rare enough to parlay a potential fortune crashed Friday when experts told them it wasn't real...

Western sanctions push war-weary Syrians deeper into poverty

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Mohammed Haji Abed drives his yellow taxi through the busy streets of the Syrian capital for about 12 hours a day, toiling in the sweltering summer heat but earning barely enoug...

1,500 companies go bankrupt in Kaohsiung under Han's rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu is coming under fire now over the fact that under his watch, the city of Kaohsiung has lost 1,530 companies, while the five other major cit...

Ryan Leaf uses his story to help other former NFL players

Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to ...