Taiwan patients using tainted blood-pressure drugs urged not to stop treatment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Patients using blood-pressure drugs recently tainted by the presence of a cancer-causing substance should not stop treatment immediately, but consult their physician about the a...

Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia. Fore...

Women recall the 'hell' of Soviet war in Afghanistan

MOSCOW (AP) — Sitting in her living room, 65-year-old Tatyana Rybalchenko goes through a stack of black-and-white photos from more than 30 years ago. In one of them, she is dressed in a nurse's coat a...

Nebraska considers kicking its habit of recall elections

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's habit of booting mayors and county commissioners out of office before their terms end could be in jeopardy under an unusual proposal that would end the state's status a...

Honda says it is recalling 437K vehicles for fuel-pump issue

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Honda says it is recalling 437,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a fuel-pump issue. The recall covers model-year 2016-2018 Acura MDXs, 2015-2019 Acura TLX V6s a...

Ford recalls 1.5M pickups that can downshift without warning

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million pickup trucks in North America because the transmissions can suddenly downshift into first gear. The recall covers F-150 trucks fr...

Greatest Western film? 'Wild Bunch' book argues its case

"The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film" (Bloomsbury), by W.K. Stratton. In 1969 the Western movie enjoyed its best year in a de...

Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes rally past Senators 4-1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes scored four unanswered goals in the third period in a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. ...

AP NewsBreak: Katie Couric writing memoir, expected for 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is writing a memoir, one she is counting on to live up to its title: "Unexpected." In an announcement Tuesday, the publisher Little, Brown and Company to...

Iranian-Americans nurture new generations after revolution

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Minoo Sharifan came to the United States from Iran in the 1970s for graduate school, and like many others, wound up settling in America, starting a career and raising her family ...

French minister warns Italian populist over diplomat recall

PARIS (AP) — France's Europe minister says she hopes the "message was understood" by Italy after this week's stunning recall of France's ambassador to Italy in the two EU countries' biggest diplomatic...

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with fatal airbags

NEW YORK (AP) — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japa...

France: Italy ambassador recall is an important warning

PARIS (AP) — France's government spokesman says the recall of its ambassador to Italy is temporary but sends an important signal toward its historical ally not to meddle in internal French affairs. ...

Volvo recalls 167,000 cars worldwide to fix trunk lid

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish automaker Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely holding company, says it is recalling 167,000 cars worldwide because the hatch lid lift system on electric trunks can loosen, stop...

Lawmakers sing to survivor of Holocaust, synagogue shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what may have been a first at a State of the Union address, lawmakers from both parties broke out into song Tuesday, serenading a survivor of Ocotber's Pittsburgh synagogue shooti...