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Liberal Los Angeles could take right turn in mayor's race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time...

Today in History: May 27, Queen Mary's maiden voyage

Today in History Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2022. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, ...

On Venezuelan roads, old cars prevail, break down everywhere

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A 1983 Chevrolet C-10 pickup is the workhorse of Argenis Ron’s party equipment rental business. He uses it to haul chairs, tents and tables to gatherings all across Venezuela...

Business Highlights: US stocks' late rally, Hyundai's plans

___ Final-hour rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks...

Driver must stand trial for deadly Tesla crash in California

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a Tesla operating on autopilot must stand trial for a crash that killed two people in a Los Angeles suburb, a judge ruled Thursday. There is enou...

Fan falls through Detroit footbridge on way to Tigers game

DETROIT (AP) — A man walking on a footbridge to a Detroit Tigers game said he fell 15 feet (4.6 meters) to the ground when part of the concrete collapsed. Ely Hydes said the incident...

Severe storms blamed for 3 deaths in South Dakota, Minnesota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Strong winds and a tornado caused widespread damage in parts of the Midwest, where officials said another round of severe weather during a stormy week left three more people d...

Taipei Freeway Marathon to go ahead in New Taipei on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The northbound lanes of the No. 1 Freeway between Xizhi and Wugu in New Taipei City will be closed Sunday (May 15) from 2 a.m. until noon for the Taipei Freeway Marathon, ...

Freeway accident in central Taiwan causes four injuries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-car accident on National Highway 1 in central Taiwan caused four injuries Wednesday afternoon (May 11), including one man whose legs suffered severe fractures afte...

Raiders' Hobbs resolves misdemeanor speeding case in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nate Hobbs resolved a misdemeanor speeding case Monday, with his attorney entering a no-contest plea on his behalf and paying a $250 fine. ...

Taiwan to raise penalties for dangerous driving, driving without license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet has approved the Ministry of Transportation and Communications’ (MOTC) proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Management and Penalty Act, which focused ...

Edler scores tiebreaker, LA Kings top rival Ducks again, 4-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexander Edler scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings closed in on their first playoff berth in four years with a 4-2 victory over the Ana...

Panthers beat Maple Leafs 3-2 for 13th straight win

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Montour scored 2:26 into overtime and the NHL-leading Florida Panthers extended their win streak to a franchise-record 13 games by beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on S...

California breaks ground on largest urban wildlife crossing

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Construction has begun on what is billed as the world's largest wildlife crossing for mountain lions and other animals caught in Southern California's urban sprawl. ...

LA Kings close in on playoff spot with 2-1 win over Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Phillip Danault scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings solidified their grasp on a playoff spot with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Duc...