Video shows American skater perform illegal stunt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are investigating the culprit behind a skateboard stunt illegally performed between two busy streets in Taipei after a video of the incident was released earlier th...

'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The s...

Funeral set for LA sheriff's deputy shot in off-duty attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A large turnout was expected Monday at the funeral of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant by a man also suspected of killing a...

Review: 'Last Black Man in San Francisco' a soulful lament

"The Last Black Man in San Francisco " is deeply, even spiritually, connected to its home city, but Joe Talbot's film resides in such a dreamy, plaintive register that it feels like a broader lament f...

Tony Hawk starts gig as commentator for Vans Park Series

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of the first things Tony Hawk was looking forward to doing when he arrived in Shanghai for his debut as commentator for the Vans Park Series was to grab a skateboard and do some p...

Olympic skateboard selection begins with Dew Tour in June

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Stops on the Dew Tour skateboarding circuit will serve as qualifying events for the sport's Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games. The Dew Tour contest in Lon...

Trial of white officer fatally shooting black teen continues

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors will call more witnesses to the stand Thursday in the trial of a white former police officer charged with homicide for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager. ...

The Latest: Mom of teen shot by officer: Son was kind, funny

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local): 10:10 a.m. ...

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Ahead of Sunday's 91st Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that has few sure things. BEST PICTURE ...

New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose ca...

Fresh faces and new sponsors give Daytona 500 throwback feel

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose ca...

Fresh faces and new sponsors give Daytona 500 throwback feel

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose ca...

'Harry Potter' co-stars reunite for a skateboard ride

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were no brooms in the air or "Mudblood" insults when Hermione Granger and Draco Malfoy met up at a beach. "Harry Potter" co-stars Emma Watson and Tom Felton ...

Riding a wave: Surfer makes name with videos over contests

The 29-year-old surfer from Hawaii doesn't participate in a lot of contests. Not really his thing. Matt Meola's a soulful sort of surfer who likes to fish , hunt , wants to design fi...

In Milan, colors pop at MSGM, Etro; Marras stitches a tale

MILAN (AP) — Fashion may seem a respite for the cares of the world, but often it is actually an expression of them. Designers in Milan this week are finding ways to express their con...