A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste. A law saying schools can give food sc...

China breeds giant pigs as heavy as polar bears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a result of the ravages of African swine fever, China has begun breeding pigs as heavy as polar bears, reports said Tuesday (October 8). A farmer in the southern pro...

Cone or scoop: Guinea pig ice cream for sale in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — It’s a real ice cream flavor: guinea pig. Anyone who thinks of guinea pigs as pets _ cute, squishy, squeaking bundles of fur _ might find that idea hard to dige...

South Korea confirms 2 more swine fever cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has confirmed two additional cases of African swine fever near its border with North Korea despite heightened efforts to contain the epidemic that has ravaged pig...

Suspicious athletes led to coaching great Salazar's downfall

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alberto Salazar was so excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners, he sent an email to none other than Lance Armstrong. "Lan...

China releases more pork from reserve to cool prices

BEIJING (AP) — China's government is releasing pork from stockpiles for the second time this month to help cool surging prices ahead of next week's celebration of the Communist Party's 70th anniversar...

China releases more pork from reserve to cool prices

BEIJING (AP) — China's government is releasing pork from stockpiles for the second time this month to help cool surging prices ahead of next week's celebration of the Communist Party's 70th anniversar...

North Korea-born YouTubers offer peek into lives in homeland

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Wearing a fedora, Jang Myung-jin shouts "Hello, comrades!" as he starts his YouTube broadcast, titled "A North Korean man, Tango." Then, he talks ab...

North Korea-born YouTubers offer peek into lives in homeland

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Wearing a fedora, Jang Myung-jin shouts "Hello, comrades!" as he starts his YouTube broadcast, titled "A North Korean man, Tango." Then, he talks about whether North Koreans ...

South Korea confirms 4th swine fever case in a week

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's African swine fever crisis is intensifying with lab tests confirming the country's fourth case in a week from a farm near its border with North Korea. It raises...

South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing fears over the spr...

Former newspaperman Robert S. Boyd dies at age 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert S. Boyd, who shared a 1973 Pulitzer Prize with colleague Clark Hoyt for coverage of Democratic vice presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton's exit from the campaign due to mental...

South Korea reports 2 more suspected swine fever cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials are investigating two more suspected cases of African swine fever from farms near its border with North Korea, as fears grow over the spread of the ill...

China releases stockpiled pork to cool price surge

BEIJING (AP) — China's government is releasing pork from stockpiles to help cool surging prices ahead of Oct. 1 celebrations of the Communist Party's 70th anniversary in power. The pr...

Asian stocks mixed after oil falls, Wall Street advances

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock prices were mixed Wednesday after oil prices fell back and Wall Street advanced. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Seoul advanced while Tokyo and Hong Kong slipped. Mar...