Taiwan CDC's personified disease illustrations go viral in US

A series of illustrations commissioned by Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showing various diseases as anime characters has caught on in the United States after being uploaded on the mem...

Bengals RB Joe Mixon ruled out for game against Browns

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon is out with a foot injury and won't play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Mixon injured his right foot in the first ha...

Senate GOP marches ahead on Barrett over Democrats' blockade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is gearing up for rare weekend session as Republicans race to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court and cement a conservative majority before Election Day despite De...

Russia: Toxic algae blamed for death of marine life

The mass death of sea creatures off the coast of Russia's far-eastern Kamchatka region was caused by a bloom of toxic algae, the country's top environmental official said Friday. The response...

Coronavirus in Bangladesh: How can religion help?

Representatives of various religions, as well as an Islamic women's rights activist, took part in a talk show organized by DW in Dhaka to discuss how religion is providing positive impulses to cop...

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo ready for return to New England

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo’s early NFL education came going up against Bill Belichick’s complicated defense each day in practice with the New England Patriots. That w...

Foles, Bears still adjusting as offense struggles to click

Nick Foles figured it would take time. The Chicago Bears made a quarterback switch in Week 3, hoping the Super Bowl 52 MVP could give their struggling offense the lift Mitchell Trubi...

Jets' Darnold tunes out Lawrence talk, focuses on return

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold knows what people are talking about these days. It's in the newspapers and all over the internet. And, on TV and sports radio. The strug...

McLaughlin makes long journey for overdue IndyCar debut

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott McLaughlin completed the Bathurst 1000 in Australia, collected his third consecutive Supercars championship, then hopped on a plane headed to the United States to start hi...

Bosnia's intelligence chief charged with abuse of office

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian prosecutors have charged the country’s secret service chief with abuse of power for allegedly using agency resources to spy on a man who filed a criminal co...

Vatican, China extend bishop agreement over US opposition

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and China extended a controversial accord on bishop nominations Thursday over strong opposition from the White House and conservative Catholics. The H...

Divided reactions in US as pope backs same-sex civil unions

LGBTQ Catholics and their allies in the U.S. welcomed Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex civil unions, the first time he’s done so as pontiff, while some prominent members including a bishop said W...

New Clippers coach Tyronn Lue: 'It feels good to be wanted'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyronn Lue is stepping into his new job as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers fully aware of the pressure to bring the first NBA championship to the long-suffering franchise. As if L...

Julia Goerges retires from tennis at 31

BERLIN (AP) — Former Wimbledon semifinalist Julia Goerges announced her retirement from tennis Wednesday at the age of 31. The German reached her highest ranking of ninth in the worl...

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the bug’s crush-resistant shell could teach th...