As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its side

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Some statues of figures from America's slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confed...

American Kennel Club adds a breed, with dog shows in flux

NEW YORK (AP) — A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since the co...

'Catch 9 Elves' in Reality and Win a FREE STAY at Dorsett Wanchai

With free breakfast, dinner, 3 limited-edition toy elves and more...Only at HK$700nett per night HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 23 June 2020 - The 4.5-star award-winning family hotel Dor...

Tunisia's first satellite to highlight country's technology

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — When 35-year-old Tunisian farmer Azyz Ben Mustapha looks to the future, he feels a growing sense of unease. In recent years, climate change and pests have reduc...

PS4 EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EasyCard Corporation began offering pre-orders for limited-edition miniature Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller-themed electronic stored-value cards on Tuesd...

Brian Tseng's 'Taiwan' crushes Fanny Liu's 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese comedian's response to a music video that boasted of the advantages of China has outstripped the number of views of the original by nearly five to one. ...

New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall's summer hours kick in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourists can enjoy the scenery of Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) one hour longer from Monday (June 1), when the geological attraction's summer hours kick in. Shifen Waterf...

Remote control: Tech support staffers star in NFL offseason

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Like a principal walking through a hushed hallway on the first day of school, Cheryl Nygaard felt the emotional surge of relief and pride last week as the Minnesota Vikings director...

N.C. farm rents out miniature donkey to crash video calls

INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (AP) — A miniature donkey named Mambo is getting some online love in North Carolina, where a farm is getting in on the idea of having animals spice up tedious virtual meetings durin...

Tuesday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALL NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona governor Doug Ducey says his state is willing to host all 30 major league teams at the time public health concerns allow, which eventually could lead...

Hank Steinbrenner, Yankees co-owner, dies at 63

NEW YORK (AP) — Hank Steinbrenner, the oldest son of George Steinbrenner and one of the four siblings who own the controlling shares of the New York Yankees, died Tuesday at age 63. ...

Quibi stars have no quibble with new phone-only filmmaking

NEW YORK (AP) — They were skeptical. The name was weird. The concept was a little crazy — but it was intriguing. Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz and rising star Stephan James each over...

Virus-era decisions: Way too many, and each with high stakes

Should you wash your hands? Are you going out to get the mail? Should you touch the mailbox? Should you touch the mail? Should you clean the mail? Should you take a...

'Downton Abbey' creator turns to the beautiful game

NEW YORK (AP) — With global soccer shut down these days, fans desperate for a fix of the beautiful game may find it from a rather unlikely source — the creator of the stately “Downton Abbey.” ...

Boo Who? Astros already paying price , Red Sox await fate

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — By recent standards, the heckling the Houston Astros heard at JetBlue Park was rather tame. Some boos during pregame introductions, a chant of "cheaters!" in the ninth inning. ...