North Korea regrets killing South Korean to control coronavirus

North Korea expressed regret on Friday (Sept. 25) over the death of a missing South Korean, saying it shot him as part of measures to battle the coronavirus, the South's national security adviser ...

Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a century

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival parade of flamboyant samba s...

Rio's Carnival parade plans suspended because of pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro on Thursday delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the coronavi...

North Korean troops killed missing South Korean official, burned body, Seoul says

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was likely an effort...

Games go on, but many traditions on hold in college football

To the delight of fans young and old, an English bulldog named Uga has been stationed on the sideline at all but one Georgia home football game since 1956. Charles Seiler, whose fami...

North Korea shoots South Korean official, burns his body: Seoul

South Korea's Defense Ministry on Thursday accused North Korea of firing at a government official and burning his body. A ministry statement said evidence showed North Korean soldiers had found ...

Huge California wildfire threatening more than 1,000 homes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West ...

Royals rally behind stout bullpen to beat Cardinals, 4-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maikel Franco hit the go-ahead single with two outs in the sixth inning, the Kansas City bullpen shut down the St. Louis Cardinals from the fourth inning on, and the Royals ral...

Parade to penalty box could prevent Stars Stanley Cup parade

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It is hard to win a hockey game taking three penalties in the first 13 minutes, especially against a dangerous power play that can snap the puck around with ease. ...

Taiwan to offer National Day guests virus prevention gift packs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Official guests at this year’s Oct. 10 Double Ten National Day parade will not only find the usual hat and pin in their gift pack but also all the necessary items to...

Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicated Friday, even as ...

With picnic baskets, Christian Siriano puts on backyard show

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Christian Siriano, who turned his atelier into a mask-making machine, took to his Connecticut backyard Thursday for a cozy fashion show complete with picnic baskets for his smal...

Mexico's Independence Day celebrations muted by pandemic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Sept. 16 Independence Day celebrations were muted by the coronavirus pandemic, with a small, symbolic gathering replacing the usual massive military parade Wednesday. ...

Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around

NEW YORK (AP) — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes. ...

Golfers, give thanks! How Winged Foot gifted us the mulligan

Massacre. Mickelson. Mulligan. To recite the history of Winged Foot is to parade through a veritable vocabulary list of mishaps and misreads — a mashup of bad things that happen to g...