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Foreign teacher, cram school face charges for girl's spinal injuries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign English teacher and the owner of a large English cram school chain are facing negligent bodily harm charges after a classroom activity the instructor had devised...

Uncle of boy abused by judo coach in central Taiwan says condition improving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The uncle of a seven-year-old boy who was relentlessly thrown by his classmate and judo coach last week said that he is showing some signs of improvement but is still in a...

Boy 'brain dead' after being relentlessly thrown by judo coach in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young boy is fighting for his life and could remain in a vegetative state even if he survives, after he was was thrown nearly 30 times in a judo class last week. The ...

Kansas court hears arguments over "wrongful birth" law

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court seemed worried Wednesday about the proper roles of the Legislature and courts as it wrestled with whether a state statute that prohibits lawsuits bas...

4 World Gym employees indicted for not aiding man pinned under barbell in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a man suffered severe brain damage from having a barbell fall crush his neck, the manager, trainer, and two staff members of a World Gym in western Taiwan have been indic...

Amid Mardi Gras joy, tears for bicyclists killed in traffic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mourners placed bouquets, balloons, and Mardi Gras beads near the bike lane among the oaks on Monday along New Orleans' Esplanade Avenue as plans for a parade were altered to includ...

The Latest: Police believe driver in deadly crash impaired

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash in New Orleans (all times local): 7:45 a.m. A police spokesman says the man arrested in a crash on a busy New Orlean...

Guilty plea in crash that hurt 32 in Mardi Gras parade crowd

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that plowed into a crowd at a Mardi Gras parade last February in New Orleans pleaded guilty to 11 felony charges Friday. Sentencing is...