Dreaded uptick worldwide of dead spiritual leaders

The Louisiana pastor who preached courage from his deathbed. The nun who always insisted that her order “get down to brass tacks,” and help people. The rabbi who made sure his students did not lack cl...

Boxing glove and painted trays: A look at gifts from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — What world leader could resist a “Million Dollar Baby” boxing glove signed by director Clint Eastwood? Or a decoupage tray featuring a painting of President Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago...

Working at home tests family atmosphere of TV morning shows

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the planning that went into “CBS This Morning” putting on a broadcast with its anchors working remotely, no one thought about the pillow. It sat — slightly cr...

Serie A players reject pay cut proposal as 'unmanageable'

ROME (AP) — The Italian soccer players’ association rejected a proposal from Serie A clubs on Monday to reduce salaries by a third if the season does not resume as “unmanageable.” T...

David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88. Driskell was a multim...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 31 The Japan News on countries working together to combat the new coron...

Photo of the Day: 'Starry Taipei Night'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 28-year-old Taiwanese engineer painted this whimsical impressionistic scene of Taipei based on Vincent van Gogh's famous masterpiece. The artist, Jacky Wang, who ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States is warning that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing. D...

Dutch museum says Vincent van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch museum says Vincent van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid.

Photo of the Day: China's Xinnie the Pooh and friends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dual German-American citizen created this whimsical painting depicting Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) as a smug Winnie the Pooh tightly gripping the necks of Hong Kon...

Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...

Taipei Fine Arts Museum postpones exhibitions due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) announced Tuesday (March 24) that exhibitions have been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The TFAM stated in a pr...

Athletes try to stay fit amid coronavirus outbreak

MADRID (AP) — Standing in his living room with family photos in the background, the fitness trainer for Spanish soccer club Leganés started the day's online session. Using an elastic...

AP PHOTOS: Italians cooped up by virus cope with creativity

ROME (AP) — Italians are cooped up at home by a government decree to combat the spread of coronavirus. They are coping creatively. A trumpeter on a balcony in Sicily blasts out “Ima...

Analysis: Facing virus outbreak, Trump's tactics fall short

NEW YORK (AP) — The escalating coronavirus crisis is presenting President Donald Trump with a challenge for which he appears ill-equipped, his favorite political tactics ineffective and his reelection...