Native mascots still a sticking point in high school sports

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdress...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century,...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century,...

Postal Service emerges as flash point heading into election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mail piling up. Constant attacks from the president. Cuts to overtime as record numbers of ballots are expected to pass through post offices this fall. The success...

Beirut explosion bares pitfalls of sending aid to Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — Hospitals and schools, then shattered and bent water pipes, then the crater that once was Lebanon's port. The rebuilding needs of Lebanon are immense, but so is the qu...

Saudi Aramco half-year profits plunge 50% from virus impact

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Aramco's net income plunged by 50% in the first half of the year, according to figures published Sunday, offering a revealing glimpse into the impact of the co...

All Philippine arrivals to undergo quarantine at designated facilities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting Wednesday (Aug. 12), all inbound travelers from the Philippines will be transported to designated quarantine centers instead of being allowed to go home after the...

Japanese delegation arrives to pay respects to Taiwan's late president

A 16-member parliamentary delegation led by former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori (2000-2001) arrived in Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui(李登輝), who passed a...

Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount af...

The Latest: Australia state can't trace source of many cases

MELBOURNE, Australia -- The premier of Australia’s Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities. Victor...

Potential Kodak deal paused until 'allegations are cleared'

NEW YORK (AP) — A government agency said a potential deal to have Eastman Kodak help make generic drugs is being paused until allegations of insider trading at the once mighty photography company are ...

Trump seems ready, willing to bypass lawmakers on virus aid

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Ready and willing to bypass elected lawmakers, President Donald Trump seemed set to claim the power to suspend payroll taxes and extend expired unemployment benefits after nego...

UK medics protest, seeking pay raise after pandemic struggle

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of health care workers rallied in British cities on Saturday, demanding the government acknowledge their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic with a hefty pay increase. ...

Japanese ex-PM Mori to meet Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Mori Yoshiro will meet President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during his one-day visit to Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9). According to a schedule announced...

Taiwan prepares for quarantine-free visits by US health secretary and Japan's ex-PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When United States Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and former Japanese Prime Minister Mori Yoshiro arrive in Taiwan Sunday (Aug. 9), they will not have to un...