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Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature kinetic art installation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 32nd annual Taiwan Lantern Festival, which will take place at six venues across Hsinchu, released one of the designs for its main lights on Wednesday (Jan. 6). The ...

Virus casts shadow over AP's pictures of the year in Asia

TOKYO (AP) — The year of the virus. From sports to festivals, natural disasters to protests, hardly a moment of 2020 captured by the photojournalists of The Associated Press in Asia ...

Steelers have found ways to slow down Ravens' Jackson

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lamar Jackson's energy is palpable. It pulses every time the NFL's reigning Most Valuable Player has the ball in his hands, a kinetic energy fueled by the Baltimor...

Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

LONDON (AP) — An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented Scott Eastwood from portraying a real life soldier in Afghanistan in “The Outpost” — a role that required a level of athlet...

A teeming, violent pre-pandemic world in 'Extraction'

NEW YORK (AP) — The big-budget action thriller “Extraction” belongs, in many ways, to another world. It’s set in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, one of the most densely populated c...

Virus forced schools online, but many students didn't follow

SAN DIEGO (AP) — During the first week that her San Diego public school was shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, not one of Elise Samaniego's students logged on to her virtual classroom. ...

Ecology and kinetic styles grace Paris Fashion Week shows

PARIS (AP) — Models wearing animal outfits joined the finale of Stella McCartney's fur-free and leather-free show Monday, as the British-American designer continued to shine a light on the environment...

Fence-scaling Venezuela opposition leader rekindles his mojo

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In a crisp black suit with a bright blue tie, Juan Guaidó pushed and shoved his way through rows of helmet-clad national guardsmen, cursing and scolding them like schoolchild...

Trump vows new sanctions on already heavily sanctioned Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will immediately impose new economic sanctions on Iran in response to Iranian missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq. ...

Essay: What is America's game? 3 sports, 3 American eras

What is America's game? Is it the quirky and cerebral sport that, in its highest form, is unfolding this week in the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nation...

As attack drones multiply, Israeli firms develop defenses

YEHUD, Israel (AP) — Israel, one of the pioneers of drone warfare, is now on the front lines of an arms race to protect against attacks by the unmanned aircraft. A host of Israeli co...

Flyers counting on new coach Vigneault to lead them to title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parent company of the Philadelphia Flyers has spent the weeks leading up to the season unveiling the team's best offseason acquisitions. There are $25 tickets...

Venezuelan Cruz-Diez, pioneer in kinetic art, dies in Paris

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Carlos Cruz-Diez, a leading Venezuelan artist and a pioneering figure in the style known as kinetic art, has died in Paris at age 95. Cruz-Diez's official w...

A half-hour away: How Trump opted against Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how t...

'Beetlejuice' stars reveal the backstage secrets on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — One recent afternoon at the Winter Garden Theatre, two stars of the irreverent musical "Beetlejuice" played tour guide and revealed a few backstage secrets — some grosser than others. ...