Advocates want light show moved from former mental facility

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A battle is underway in a Boston suburb over whether it is appropriate to hold a joyous holiday celebration at the site of a now-closed institution where developmentally disabled...

Museum in southern Taiwan to give away Christmas medical masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chimei Museum in Tainan is planning to give away Christmas-themed face masks to visitors as part of its "Christmas Weekends" celebration on Dec. 12, 13, 19, and ...

As warmer weather beckons, NYPD to enforce social distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — As warmer temperatures tempted New Yorkers to come out of quarantine, police dispatched 1,000 officers this weekend to enforce social distancing and a ban on congregating in public spa...

King Day in SC drawing Democratic presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the closing days before the first votes are cast in the Democratic presidential contest, the party's leading hopefuls are splitting their time between the critical early-votin...

Venezuela's Christmas lights glow after a dark year

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After a tumultuous year in Venezuela with unprecedented blackouts, the country's government has put up brilliant displays of Christmas lights, trying to spread a little holid...

Christmas lights in S. Taiwan charm thousands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Pingtung Christmas" celebrations got underway in Pingtung Park on Friday (Nov. 30) evening, attracting thousands of visitors. Pingtung government officia...

Holiday TV forecast: a sleighful of movies, music, a Grinch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are enough holiday TV movies to overturn Santa’s sleigh this season, with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel and a new streaming service adding to the cargo. A more expansive view of...

‘Frost Fest’ in place of tree lighting gets cool reception

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Plans to hold a “Frost Fest” instead of a traditional holiday celebration are getting a frosty reception in a New England community. After concerns last year that...

Hospital says it will be diverting trauma patients elsewhere

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia hospital that earlier announced plans to close this fall has given notice that it will immediately begin diverting trauma victims to other facilities despite a state...

Fournier, Vucevic power Magic past Hawks, 122-103

ATLANTA (AP) — Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic scored 29 points apiece to lead the Orlando Magic to a 122-103 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday in the season's first matchup between the Southe...

Man beaten to death in a fight at BBQ party in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man was beaten to death on Sunday, Sept. 23 after he was stopped by three neighbors and attacked for setting off firecrackers in Taiwan's northern county o...

Man in Wanhua, Taipei shot in genitals, holiday celebration ruined

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A young man’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebration and BBQ party were ruined in a painful instant on Sunday evening Sept. 23 when gunshots rang out in Taipei’s Wanh...

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Expands to Five Nights of Fireworks June 30–July 4

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Coca-Cola are throwing the biggest July 4 th c...

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Expands to Five Nights of Fireworks June 30–July 4

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Coca-Cola are throwing the biggest July 4 th c...

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Expands to Five Nights of Fireworks June 30–July 4

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Coca-Cola are throwing the biggest July 4 th c...