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Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers in their 60s on Monday described years of sexual abuse by a firebrand activist priest who has gained fame speaking out on national politics from the pulpit and for taking o...

2020 National Disabled Games open in Taiwan’s Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 National Disabled Games opened in the eastern county of Taitung on Friday (Nov. 27). The biennial sporting event, postponed from May due to the COVID-19 pandem...

Poll: Pandemic hurting Americans' finances in disparate ways

BURTON, Mich. (AP) — Crystal and Chris Martin put off some payments on their home in this blue-collar town near Flint and are pinching pennies to make ends meet until they return to work. In Windsor, ...

Sewing for sport: Handmade workout clothes make strides

If necessity is the mother of invention, then pending motherhood may have given Sarah Vander Neut a creative boost. The Aurora, Colorado, seamstress was pregnant with her first daugh...

Free water fun at Taipei's Dajia Water Playground available from June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As summer heats up and temperatures rise, Taipei’s Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) has announced that the water playground at Dajia Riverside Park, admission to which ...

Rolling in the deep: HBO film looks at roller skate culture

NEW YORK (AP) — First-time documentary filmmakers Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler lugged their cameras to Central Park in New York one day to capture the last few people still passionate about roller ska...

Taiwan participates in opening of Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires

TAIPEI (CNA) — A team representing Taiwan paraded into the opening ceremony of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games held at the iconic Obelisk on Saturday. This was the first opening cer...

Book Review: 'Small Fry' more than a Steve Jobs story

"Small Fry: A Memoir" (Grove Press), by Lisa Brennan-Jobs The ghost of Steve Jobs haunts "Small Fry," the memoir by his first daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs. He looms larger than life e...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold, bronze in women's roller skating

Taiwanese skater Li Meng-chu won gold in the women's 20-kilometer roller skating road race at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Friday. Li completed the Palembang course in 44 minutes and ...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold in men's 20-kilometer roller skating

Taiwan skater Chao Tsu-cheng clinched gold in the men's 20-kilometer roller skating road race Friday at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. Chao crossed the line first with a time of 33:51.418, ...

Top 10 places to visit during Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --This year’s annual children’s day may have already passed, but in Taipei they are going even further. April has been designated as Taipei Children’s Month and ...

Deals abound for Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the arrival of Taipei Children’s Month in April, Taipei City has organized a series of events and offered generous deals to commemorate the occasion. On April 1, Taipe...

LL Cool J to launch new Sirius classic hip-hop channel

ATLANTA (AP) — LL Cool J wants to make old-school hip-hop music relevant for listeners today with a new Sirius channel. The two-time Grammy-winning rapper told The Associated Press t...

LeBron, Nance power Cavaliers past Pistons 112-90

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 31 points before taking a seat on the bench, Larry Nance Jr. reached career highs with 22 points and 15 rebounds in his first start for Cleveland, and the Cavalier...

AP PHOTOS: Pyeongchang parties at Olympic closing ceremony

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — After 16 days of sliding, skating, jumping and sweeping, the Pyeongchang Games have come to a close with one last party. The Winter Olympics concluded...