'Babish' expands as pandemic boosts YouTube cooking shows

NEW YORK (AP) — Mac and cheese, 18th-century style. A seven-course meal using only ingredients from a convenience store. A meal that is literally on fire. Four episodes into her new ...

South Korea reports multiple deaths allegedly related to flu vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Koreans are growing wary of the flu vaccine after the country recorded a number of deaths allegedly associated with the shots. At least three have died after rece...

BTS in hot water with Chinese netizens for Korean War comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean K-Pop band BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) is facing a fierce backlash in communist China after its leader made comments expressing solidarity with the U.S. as a res...

Lily Collins scratches itch to travel with 'Emily in Paris'

NEW YORK (AP) — Lily Collins definitely had a perk working on her latest project late last year: She lived in Paris for four months while filming the Netflix series “Emily in Paris.” ...

Regulators crack down on aggressive, dubious debt collectors

NEW YORK (AP) — Those mysterious debt collectors who call insisting you’ll be in legal peril if you don’t pay them big bucks are in hot water themselves, accused in a nationwide crackdown of harassing...

New rule may strip pollution protections from popular lakes

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by damming a creek near the coastal city of Wilmington. It would provide a sou...

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he says he’s trapped on a Malaysian plantation run by government...

Restorers uncover new details in a Michelangelo Pieta

ROME (AP) — A restoration of one of Michelangelo’s sculptures of the Madonna and Christ has uncovered previously unknown details, including the artist's tool marks, that had been hidden under centurie...

WTO finds Washington broke trade rules by putting tariffs on China; ruling angers U.S.

The World Trade Organization found on Tuesday (Sept. 15) that the United States breached global trading rules by imposing multibillion-dollar tariffs in President Donald Trump's trade war with Chi...

LEADING OFF: Jackie Robinson celebrated amid protests, PPDs

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ JACKIE ROBINSON DAY MLB is set to celebrate the man who broke baseball's color barrier ami...

LEADING OFF: Jackie Robinson celebrated amid protests, PPDs

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ JACKIE ROBINSON DAY MLB is set to celebrate the man who broke baseball's color barrier am...

Homeless essential workers face greater risk of COVID-19

At the beginning of the pandemic, Tiffany Cordaway’s biggest struggle was finding a place to shower. She worked two jobs in northern California, disinfecting medical equipment during the day and carin...

Taiwan's Volando Urai Hot Spring Resort calls out for visit even in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When it comes to hot springs in northern Taiwan, the famous Beitou hot springs are always the first to pop up on tourism blogs, and yet many travelers are less familiar wi...

Norwegian smashes world record for singing Elvis Presley

A Norwegian man on Saturday set the new world record for singing Elvis Presley songs for 50 hours, 50 minutes and 50 seconds straight in an online competition. Impersonator Kjell Henning Bjornstad, a...

Transgender official takes abuse while leading virus efforts

Many of the attacks against Pennsylvania’s health secretary have little to do with the way she has handled the statewide response to the coronavirus pandemic. As a transgender woman,...