Advent calendars have exploded with gift-worthy options

NEW YORK (AP) — The Advent, to some Christians, is the four Sundays before Christmas. More generally, the variation of the Latin word for “coming” marks the season to prepare for the holiday. ...

Belarusian leader reinstates teacher fired over rage video

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has ordered the reinstatement of an elementary school teacher fired over a video that allegedly showed her threatening a 10-year-old stu...

Filipino in Taiwan turns paper cups into 'eco plastic tiles'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese Filipino who lives in Taiwan has come up with a smart solution to the non-recyclable plastic layer in paper boxes and cups – turning it into eco floor tile...

Global feet: Mina Guli runs 62 marathons for water awareness

NEW YORK (AP) — Try running 100 marathons in 100 days over seven continents. Sound impossible? Ultra-marathoner and water activist Mina Guli came close — all in an ...

Jazz overcome Gobert's quick ejection, rout Rockets 118-91

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors had 24 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to help the Utah Jazz overcome Rudy Gobert's quick ejection and coast to a 118-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on T...

Jazz shut down Rockets for 118-91 victory

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors had 24 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to help the Utah Jazz overcome Rudy Gobert's quick ejection and coast to a 118-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on T...

Global Foodservice Disposables Market 2018-2022 | Introduction of New Products to Drive Growth | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 7, 2018-- analysts forecast the global foodservice disposables market to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest market resea...

Hong Kong vlogger lists 3 things the world should learn from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Hong Kong vlogger has listed three things that she thinks the rest of the world could learn from Taiwan's society, especially people in her native city. In a video po...

A woman, an investigator, and a quest for justice in China

XIANGYANG, China (AP) — The young woman, new to the grind of Chinese factory life, knew the man who called himself Kalen only by the photo on his chat profile. It showed him with a pressed smile holdi...