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Resort in Taiwan's Kenting delays salaries amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s southern resort town of Kenting has suffered heavily under the Level 3 COVID alert, with no tourists coming in and a precipitous drop in revenue, CNA report...

Half of Taiwan's cram school teachers may lose their jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to half of cram school teachers may lose their jobs, and 30 percent of such centers may go out of business this summer amid the Level 3 restrictions. June is normall...

Taiwan's pandemic subsidy for households with children open to applications from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Households eligible for the new NT$10,000 (US$345) COVID-19 subsidy can apply online from Tuesday (June 15), and the government will begin doling out the money Friday (Jun...

NC St, Tennessee lock up CWS bids; No. 1 seed Arkansas out

North Carolina State and Tennessee locked up spots in the College World Series on Sunday, with the Wolfpack knocking out No. 1 national seed Arkansas. Two days after losing its NCAA ...

As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still see risk

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states bucking that trend have lower-than-avera...

German foreign minister urges flexibility, pragmatism in Iran talks

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas urged all sides to show flexibility and pragmatism in talks about the Iranian nuclear deal which are due to resume later on Saturday afternoon. "It is about ...

After G-7, Biden says he's reestablishing US credibility

NEWQUAY, England (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with a new g...

Schools across US brace for surge of kindergartners in fall

School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment rebounds following the coronavirus p...

Phillies top Yankees 8-7 for 3rd straight walkoff victory

Jean Segura scored Ronald Torreyes with an infield single in the 10th inning for his second straight game-ending hit and the Philadelphia Phillies got a third consecutive walkoff win with an 8-7 victo...

Berríos pitching, Polanco power carry Twins past Astros 5-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pitching has frequently been failing the Minnesota Twins this season. Not if José Berríos can help it. Berríos threw seven commanding innings aga...

Fedde back from COVID-19 list, Nats-Giants split DH

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. led off the eighth inning with an RBI single that broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday to earn a ...

Dallas strikes out 12, Tennessee beats LSU 4-2 in opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chad Dallas had 12 strikeouts over six innings, Sean Hunley threw three scoreless innings of relief and Tennessee beat LSU 4-2 on Saturday night to open the best-of-3 Knoxville...

Ericsson scores 1st IndyCar win at action-packed Belle Isle

DETROIT (AP) — Chip Ganassi tells anyone who will listen that "I like winners” whenever one of his drivers takes the checkered flag. So when Marcus Ericsson was hired, he worried the team owner would ...

Angels overcome five-run deficit to beat Diamondbacks.

PHOENIX (AP) — It took a while, but the Los Angeles Angels are back at .500. Anthony Rendon homered and drove in four runs, and the Angels rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the...

Stroman, Lindor lead Mets past slumping Padres 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning, Francisco Lindor hit an early two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the slumping San Diego Padres 4-1 Saturday. ...