Taiwan urges public to avoid gatherings of more than 1,000 participants over coronavirus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is asking people to avoid public gatherings of more than 1,000 participants over concerns of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which has sickened 42 people ...

Chinese warplane's radar locked onto Taiwanese fighter jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China steps up its 'provocative" air patrols around Taiwan over the past few weeks, a report has surfaced that on at least once occasion, a Chinese warplane lo...

Verlander says groin tightness no longer a concern

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — As far as Houston ace Justin Verlander is concerned, the groin tightness that has bothered him much of the spring is done with. The reigning American League Cy ...

McCullers, Kluber back on mound after injuries, deGrom sharp

Lance McCullers struck out Paul Goldschmidt on curveball, then looked toward the Houston dugout. That was enough on this day. After being out of the game for more t...

Astros' McCullers pitches for 1st time since '18, fans Goldy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Lance McCullers spun a curveball that Paul Goldschmidt swung over for strike three, then looked toward the Houston dugout. That was enough on this day. ...

44 African American graves found under Florida parking lot

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A private archaeology firm says it has discovered what appear to be about 44 graves from a long-forgotten African American cemetery under a Florida parking lot. ...

Turkey, Russia talk tensions in Syria as migrants push west

REYHANLI, Turkey (AP) — The presidents of Turkey and Russia spoke by phone Friday to try to defuse tensions that rose significantly in Syria after at least 33 Turkish troops were killed in an airstrik...

Italy moves to curb virus impact as more countries get cases

ROME (AP) — Italian health authorities asked residents in northern Italy to ride out shuttered schools, closed factories and other public health measures for a little longer Friday as the country's co...

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler has accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician's reputation for su...

Tagovailoa looking forward to going full speed in March

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa climbed up a couple stairs, then walked to the podium without a hitch Tuesday. It was a promising start to a critical week. Event...

Officials say US airstrike kills telecom worker in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. military airstrike has killed a worker for a telecom company in Somalia, officials in the country said Tuesday. Mohamud Haji Sirad, 55, a local manag...

Jack Flaherty named Cardinals opening day starter

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Jack Flaherty is getting the ball on opening day for the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis manager Mike Shildt said Saturday the 24-year-old Flaherty will start the...

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler has accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician's reputation for su...

German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

HANAU, Germany (AP) — A German who shot and killed nine people of foreign background in a rampage that began at a hookah bar frequented by immigrants had posted an online rant calling for the “complet...

Success of 'To All the Boys' puts stars on Hollywood's radar

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," changed the lives of its stars, Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, by putting them on Hollywood’s radar. ...