Taiwan's annual Two-day Tianmu Halloween fest to include parade, parties

Taipei's annual Tianmu Halloween Festival, which usually attracts more than 200,000 attendees, will be held over a two day period with trick-or-treat events and costume parties, according to event...

Developer tied to Texas AG accused judge, others of fraud

DALLAS (AP) — An Austin real estate developer at the center of recent allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked for an investigation into his uncorroborated claims that other busines...

Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's top priorities on immigration if he wins a second term would be to use agreements with Central American governments as models to get countries around t...

Man wins $2M after mistakenly buying extra lottery ticket

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — In what most people would consider a lucrative mistake, a Detroit-area man who accidentally bought an extra lottery ticket has won two $1 million jackpots. ...

Black immigrants find camaraderie, divide amid protests

Inspired by the global protests against systemic racism and police brutality, Nigerian American blogger Nifesimi Akingbe donned a black shirt that read “I am Black history,” and began recording a vide...

Low-key Democrat tries to hang onto Senate seat in Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Call him low-key, understated, maybe even “boring." First-term Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan is betting voters care more about his effectiveness, as he desperately fights to ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 14 The Republican of Springfield, Massachusetts, on how the U.S. Supreme...

AUTO RACING GLANCE: Elliott in hunt as NASCAR goes to Kansas

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Hollywood Casino 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas Schedule: Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m. (NBC) ...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

All Times EDT NASCAR CUP SERIES Bank of America ROVAL 400 Site: Charlotte, North Carolina. Schedule: Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m. (...

NY Rangers select Lafreniere with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

The New York Rangers selected Canadian forward Alexis Lafreniere with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft on Tuesday night. Lafreniere was the NHL Central Scouting Bureau’s top-ranked No...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 tea egg, wins NT$2 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The July-August round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 22 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$347,000) Special Prize and 21 takers of the NT$2 million Grand P...

NHL set for virtual draft; Lafreniere in line as top pick

Alexis Lafreniere was supposed to hear his named called in front of family, friends and an adoring crowd inside Montreal’s Bell Centre. The presumptive top pick in the 2020 NHL draft...

The body clock of France thrown off-kilter by autumn tennis

PARIS (AP) — Practically alone with a buffet of tennis to gorge on at the pandemic-skewered French Open like no other, Christophe Bailly glanced at his watch and reluctantly realized that not only was...

Rangers have work to do despite having top pick in NHL draft

New York Rangers president John Davidson refuses to get ahead of himself with his team in the unique position of holding the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft while also coming off an appearance in the expa...

Day hikers climbing Taiwan's highest mountain must heed ‘10 a.m. rule’

Taipei (Taiwan News) — People wishing to climb Jade Mountain (Yushan), the highest peak in Taiwan, in one day must heed the “10 a.m. rule” or their adventurous dreams could evaporate...