Carl Reiner, comedy’s rare untortured genius, dies at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — No one in the world of comedy was more admired, and loved, than Carl Reiner. Reiner was the rare untortured genius of comedy, his career a story of laughter and camar...

Wyverns manager collapses during Korean baseball league game

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The manager of the struggling SK Wyverns collapsed during a Korean Baseball Organization game and had to be taken to a hospital by ambulance. The 52-year-ol...

Singapore first lady continues to create controversy with Facebook posts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After her controversial ‘Errrr’ comment on Taiwan’s mask donations to the Southeast Asian country, Singapore first lady Ho Ching (何晶) continued to create...

On eve of Hall vote, Faneca focusing on family, not football

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The most important lead block of Alan Faneca's life came far away the football field. It's the aftermath of that block that the six-time All-Pro guard is focusing ...

Reeling Timberwolves try to pivot away from record collapse

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders was eager to work after a restless night, a lack of sleep that was not attributable to the nocturnal habits of his 7-month-old son. ...

China's air pollution could have been factor in Taiwanese-Canadian actor's death: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Wednesday (Nov. 27) that a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model had suddenly died of a heart attack, Taiwanese physician Su I-feng (蘇一峰) on Thursday (Nov...

Occupation, sleep and heart disease linked in new study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lack of sleep and occupation have been linked to the risk of coronary heart disease. According to research from the European Society of Cardiology, published on Friday ...

Taiwan ranks No. 2 in world in stress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is ranked as having the second-highest level of stress in the world, according to a survey by American insurance company Cigna. In its latest report, titled &quo...

1 event near Area 51 pulls plug; second festival continues

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The promoter of an event set up for Earthlings to party around the "Storm Area 51" internet craze in the remote Nevada desert has pulled the plug due to low attendance, while the hos...

Photos surface of buff Taiwan YouTuber undergoing dialysis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two days before buff Taiwan YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) quickly pummeled an online troll, photos surfaced of the gargantuan man undergoing a medical procedure. On Saturday (J...

To boost milk, dairy groups support high school coffee bars

NEW YORK (AP) — Coffee bars selling $3 iced lattes are popping up in high schools, helped along by dairy groups scrambling for new ways to get people to drink milk. It's one small wa...

Brazil coach can't sleep, Argentina's relaxes before clash

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil coach Tite can't sleep before his team's Copa América semifinal clash with archrivals Argentina, but his adversary Lionel Scaloni sounded somewhat relaxed for thei...

Maine man convicted of killing sheriff's deputy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff's deputy and pulling the trigger was convicted of murder Tuesday after a trial that focused on his state of mind. ...

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff's deputy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff's deputy an...

Lack of sleep is a killer, warns neuroscientist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Loss of sleep is a silent, fatal epidemic, warned sleep expert and neuroscientist, Matthew Walker, at TED 2019, held in Vancouver this April. Lack of sleep hurts you in...