"5B" documentary tells story of pioneering AIDS caretakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The impact of San Francisco General Hospital's ward 5B — the first hospital division dedicated to treating people with AIDS — has far outlasted its existence. The ...

Homecare agencies ask governor to veto part of budget bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of homecare agencies is urging Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont to veto part of the new state budget bill, arguing it will harm both the industry and clients. ...

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there. ...

Taiwan education transforms new immigrant into a confident design team member

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- A new immigrant from Hong Kong, Hau-Min Lui (呂巧棉), cooperated with her classmates and create a beautiful fitness equipment which has been showcased in YODEX. The 38th editio...

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers

CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world's largest can...

No escape from racism: migrant team in Spain dons insults

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish soccer team heavily composed of migrants has found a novel way to protest against the racist abuse the players have received. The players of Alma de Africa — ...

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

HOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and thei...

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

HOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and thei...

Steven Van Zandt keeps on rocking but avoids the p-word

NEW YORK (AP) — There's plenty of rock on Steven Van Zandt's first album of original material in 20 years. There's also soul and funk and some mean horn solos. What there isn't plenty of is politics. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 15 The New York Times on recent abortion bans: All eyes...

Indonesian sustainable village project wins grand prize at social enterprise forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unique approach of addressing civil society issues with design ingenuity won an Indonesian social enterprise organization the Grand Jury prize at this year’s Asi...

Data shows Israeli settlements boosted after Trump election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump, according to official data obtained by The Associated Press...

Science Says: Why biodiversity matters to you

You may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe's biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in numerous unseen or unrecognized ways, scientists say. ...

California Legislature declares May 4 'Star Wars Day'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — May the fourth officially be with you. The California Legislature voted Thursday to declare May 4 "Star Wars Day" in recognition of a Disneyland theme park ...

Millennial Money: Are you robbing the Bank of Mom and Dad?

When Melanie Lockert graduated with a master's in performance studies in 2011, she was overwhelmed with student loans. Her many attempts to tap the Bank of Mom and Dad had failed. Sh...