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Biden visits Japan, South Korea carrying warning to China

Joe Biden will visit Japan and South Korea on his first Asian trip as U.S. president, carrying a clear message to China, advisers and analysts say - don't try what Russia did in Ukraine anywhere i...

The battle for Taichung is on

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On the evening of November 24, 2018, the citizens of Taiwan’s second-largest city were stunned as Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) of the Kuomintang (KMT) beat incumbent Taichun...

Convicted killer turned tech whiz confronts his sordid past

REHOVOT, Israel (AP) — When he was 20 years old, Harel Hershtik planned and executed a murder, a crime that a quarter of a century later is still widely remembered for its grisly details. ...

Convicted killer turned tech whiz confronts his sordid past

REHOVOT, Israel (AP) — When he was 20 years old, Harel Hershtik planned and executed a murder, shooting his victim in the head and burying the body in a crime that a quarter of a century later is stil...

High inflation leaves food banks struggling to meet needs

Kendall Nunamaker and her family of five in Kennewick, Washington, faced impossible math this month: How to pay for gas, groceries and the mortgage with inflation driving up prices? ...

Siena baseball coach Rossi: 53 years at helm, still counting

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena baseball coach Tony Rossi puts it plain and simple — he's been addicted to baseball since his first hit as a 7-year-old. That was 71 years ago. Althou...

Nobel laureate and physicist Wilczek wins Templeton Prize

Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s pre...

Machado, Padres beat Cubs 5-4 in Clevinger's return

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres' day began with news that manager Bob Melvin will have prostate surgery and ended with a thrilling win against the Chicago Cubs. Manny Machado ...

Woodward regrets saying Yankees have 'Little League' park

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after calling Yankee Stadium a “Little League ballpark” following Gleyber Torres' game-winning home run over the right field short porch, Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward sai...

Taliban divisions deepen as Afghan women defy veil edict

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Arooza was furious and afraid, keeping her eyes open for Taliban on patrol as she and a friend shopped Sunday in Kabul's Macroyan neighborhood. The math tea...

EXPLAINER: How 81-1 shot Rich Strike won the Kentucky Derby

This doesn’t happen. Horses at odds of nearly 81-1 don’t win the Kentucky Derby. Jockeys who have never won any big stakes race of any kind don’t win the Kentucky Derby. Owners with fewer than 10 care...

Inside the Met Gala: Glitter, glamour and 275,000 pink roses

NEW YORK (AP) — Met Galas, he’s been to a few. But James Corden, schmoozing at this year’s cocktail reception, looked around and pronounced that this might be his favorite yet. “Clas...

Pickett's path from Pitt to the Steelers a lengthy journey

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett did the math 16 months ago. It was pretty simple. The University of Pittsburgh quarterback could have entered the 2021 draft and taken his chances, k...

Pilot in botched Arizona Red Bull plane stunt apologizes

ELOY, Ariz. (AP) — The pilot in charge during a forbidden Red Bull plane-swapping stunt said Friday he takes full responsibility for the ensuing crash over the Arizona desert. Luke A...

What to do if there's a mistake on your business taxes

For small-business owners, preparing an income tax return is far from simple, which can increase the chances of making a mistake. Here are six steps that small-business pros say you can take to cope w...