Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky? NHL's new Mr. 700 has a chance

Alex Ovechkin is making the seemingly impossible appear to be not so far-fetched after all. Wayne Gretzky's 894 career goals has, for decades, loomed as one of hockey's most untoucha...

Regent Taipei & Silks Palace presents five-star gourmet takeaway

To capture the dine-in market, and to ensure the nutrition of the dishes guests enjoy this season, Regent Taipei presents executive chef team designed gourmet dishes ranging from NT$199 to NT$1280, pr...

Guardian for elderly arrested on abuse, neglect charges

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former guardian for the elderly and incapacitated who was accused of filing "do not resuscitate" orders without her clients' permission has been arrested in Florida on felony ch...

Mets' Familia, Díaz hope nutrition leads to better results

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Jeurys Familia and Edwin Díaz hope improved nutrition will lead to better results. Familia weighed 270 pounds at the end of last season, when he was 4-2 w...

Changing counts reveal inexact science of calorie labels

NEW YORK (AP) — Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the nuts may have even less. Calorie...

In fight to survive, US dairy farmers look for any tech edge

PICKETT, Wis. (AP) — At Rosendale Dairy, each of the 9,000 cows has a microchip implanted in an ear that workers can scan with smartphones for up-to-the-minute information on how the animal is doing —...

Former Chiefs/Chargers LB Edwards wins military salute award

MIAMI (AP) — Former Chargers and Chiefs linebacker Donnie Edwards is the recipient of the NFL's 2019 Salute to Service Award. The award was created to acknowledge the exceptional eff...

Taiwan program works to alleviate child malnutrition in the Philippines

The scourge of child malnutrition in several remote communities in the central Philippines is gradually improving after local families received training on how to prepare nutritious diets as part of a...

Mexico anti-obesity activists win fight for food warnings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — After a decade of fighting for stronger food labeling standards in one of the most obese countries in the world, Mexican activists celebrated Monday over a new rule that will requir...

First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours o...

Taiwan sends deputy foreign minister to presidential inauguration in Marshall Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) has arrived in the Marshall Islands to attend the swearing in of President David Kabua, the new head of state of one of Taiwan&...

Kitchens get smarter at CES tech show, not yet in many homes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it’ll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week, sending a shopping list to your smartphone when it notices you’ve run out of...

Trump sending aid mission to Bolivia ahead of election

MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration is sending an assessment team to Bolivia this week to discuss possible resumption of foreign aid to the Andean nation following the ouster of leftist leader Evo M...

CES Gadget Show: Say 'no' to junk food with DNA wristband

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wristband that will help you say “no" to junk food. A machine that will mix drinks for you. These were among the gadgets showcased this week at the CES technology...

Gardening trends for 2020? Think unconventional, sustainable

Gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends study by horticulturalists with the University of Flor...