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After tumultuous year, can Portland make a comeback?

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The smell of fresh empanadas wafted through the stands at Portland's Saturday Market. People talked through their masks with artists as others sifted through fork windchimes, cry...

Review: In Pixar's 'Luca,' young life as a stolen adventure

A brisk and bright sun-dappled fable of above-ground adventure and below-the-surface identity, Enrico Casarosa's “Luca” — a summery, shimmering fish-out-of-water fairy tale — is one of Pixar's most p...

DHL adds Sustainable Marine Fuel option for Full-Container Load shipments

DHL Global Forwarding is offering to reduce its main haul carbon emissions with the use of Sustainable Marine Fuels for ocean freightCustomers can now decarbonize their complete ocean freight suppl...

Message in a bottle travels across the Atlantic Ocean

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Portuguese teenager has found a message in a bottle that traveled at least 2,400 miles from a Vermont teenager. Christian Santos, 17, was spearfishing in th...

19-year-old kneed by officer says he prayed for protection

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Black 19-year-old said he prayed for protection as he was repeatedly kneed by a police officer on a Maryland beach town's boardwalk during a videotaped confrontation that bega...

Robotic ship sets off to retrace the Mayflower's journey

SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Four centuries and one year after the Mayflower departed from Plymouth, England, on a historic sea journey to America, another trailblazing vessel with the same name has set off ...

On Florida's horizon: dust, brilliant sunsets and allergies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sunsets across Florida in the coming days could become even more spectacular, as clouds of dust from the Sahara desert sweep in across the Atlantic coast. Th...

Sri Lanka seeks UN help in assessing damage from ship fire

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government is seeking help from the United Nations and other countries in assessing the environmental damage caused by a fire on a container ship carrying chemica...

Pixar’s ‘Luca’ invites you to summer in the Italian Riviera

When filmmaker Enrico Casarosa left Italy for New York more than two decades ago, all he wanted to do was assimilate. He wanted to sound American. He wanted to order lattes like an American. He was, h...

Australia releases Sri Lankan family from island detention

Australia's conservative government will allow the release of a Tamil asylum-seeking family from the Christmas Island detention center in the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. The Sri Lankan ...

Heat alert issued for northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced on Sunday (June 13) that the country would experience high temperatures throughout the entire week from June 14 to 20, ...

US documents solve mystery of war criminal Tojo's remains

TOKYO (AP) — Until recently, the location of executed wartime Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo's remains was one of World War II's biggest mysteries in the nation he once led. No...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, June 14, the 165th day of 2021. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

Jill Biden tells English surf therapy group about her board

NEWLYN, England (AP) — U.S. first lady Jill Biden told members of a British group that uses surfing as therapy that she once owned a surfboard and it was “white with a big butterfly” on it. ...

Taiwan tipped to test new missile on June 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan missile tests scheduled for June 22-25 will likely include an extended-range version of the Sky Bow III missile. An announcement Saturday (June 12) said there wa...