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Volunteer W. Taiwan cemetery cleaner found to be Canadian man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign good samaritan who cleaned up trash in a neighborhood in Changhua has come forward after he was praised by locals and Taiwanese media for his good deed. On Sa...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 8 The Miami Herald on providing Puerto Rico with aid after the commonwea...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Apple Book charts for week ending July 28 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. One Good Deed by David Baldacci - 9781538750551 - (Grand Central Publishing) ...

Review: Baldacci's latest novel doesn't disappoint

"One Good Deed" (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci Aloysius Archer fought in Europe for the Allies, and shortly after making his way back home, he found himself imprisoned...

Warriors squander 31-point lead, Clippers tie series at 1-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Los Angeles Clippers climbed back from a 31 points down to...

Machado hitless, Tatis 2 hits in debut as Padres beat Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado wasn't bothered a bit that he went hitless in his first game with the San Diego Padres. The $300 million slugger got a standing ovation as he walked to...

Police: Reporter who helped foil robbery finds missing woman

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A reporter who helped police catch a robbery suspect last week followed up with another good deed by finding an 89-year-old suburban Detroit woman with dementia who had w...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SENATE REBUKES TRUMP, SAUDI ARABIA OVER KHASHOGGI'S DEATH ...

Priest travels US spreading Gospel 1 good deed at a time

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Father Jim Sichko has a 50-state congregation and a simple mandate from the pope: Go forth and do good deeds. That's why the Roman Catholic priest found himself st...

Californians displaced by fire work, wait amid uncertainty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the past week Robert Tierney Jr. has been registering patients at a Northern California hospital in the mornings and checking out possible rentals after work, trying to count ...

Kansas man doesn't regret giving up $1 million ticket

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who returned a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer who left it on a store counter says he has no regrets about giving up the prize money. Kal Pat...

Promisedland Resort in eastern Taiwan encourages guests to bring along spare stuff for benefit of needy children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Promisedland Resort (花蓮理想大地渡假村) in central Hualien, eastern Taiwan has embarked on a “bring back a kilogram of love” campaign to benefit needy children in a ...

Trump's time, Democrats' grumbles, Melania's white pantsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scenes from the Capitol on a night of pomp, pageantry and politics for the State of the Union address: ___ It wasn't the longest State of the Unio...

Box office top 20: 'Coco,' 'Justice League' stay on top

NEW YORK (AP) — With no major new releases hitting theaters, Pixar's acclaimed "Coco" again topped the North American box office with $27.5 million in its second week of release, according to final fi...

Review: In Palme d'Or winner 'The Square,' a charming satire

Swedish filmmaker Ruben Ostlund's last film, "Force Majeure," began with the rumble of an alpine avalanche and the wallop of a shattered self-image. When a swelling white tide appears headed straight ...