San Francisco police probe skateboarder-officer collision

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say they're investigating after witnesses reported the collision between a skater and a San Francisco officer breaking up a competition may not have been accidental. ...

Police break up San Francisco skateboarding competition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say an officer and a skater were injured in a collision as police broke up an informal skateboarding competition Tuesday in San Francisco. The San Fr...

Skating streamer 'CJayride' slammed by netizens for littering live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American streamer who has recently been skateboarding around Taipei with live video feeds received scathing criticism online yesterday for a compilation video showing...

Target celebrates stretch marks in new swimwear campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is celebrating the stretch mark as a thing of beauty. The chain has launched a swimwear campaign on social media that features four models in unretouched images as it promotes a...

Skateboarder speeding down curvy highway raises eyebrows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A skateboarder raised a lot of eyebrows by speeding downhill along a curvy highway in a mountainous region in central Taiwan after the stunning act was captured by a car video ...

Trump Tower: President-elect HQ and a political sideshow

NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome to Trump Tower. Upstairs, the president-elect is planning his administration. Downstairs, it's a full-on political carnival. Since Donald Trump's stunning pre...

Viacom and Facing Addiction Join U.S. Surgeon General to Address America’s Addiction Crisis

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Global media brand Viacom and national non-profit Facing Addiction announced today the airing of a 30-minute commercial free television special on Friday, N...

Viacom and Facing Addiction Join U.S. Surgeon General to Address America’s Addiction Crisis

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Global media brand Viacom and national non-profit Facing Addiction announced today the airing of a 30-minute commercial free television special on Friday, N...

Oops! Rhode Island tourism video features Reykjavik, Iceland

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island tourism officials want you to imagine a place that feels like home -- if you're from Iceland.A tourism video designed to draw visitors to the state was yanked off...

South Africa: Digital fans share innovations for Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A solar backpack that powers a lamp at night and a tablet loaded with a school's curriculum are two ways that innovative young Africans are putting digital technology to use.With ...

Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format.The ...

'The Simpsons' toast 25 years with songs and stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggam and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrate 25 years of "The Simpsons" in Hollywood on Friday.Those characters are performed...

Indie film festival to kick off in Taipei in May

Taipei, April 20 (CNA) This year's Urban Nomad Film Fest will open May 9 in Taipei, featuring a diverse lineup of independent films from Taiwan and abroad. The annual film festival will show 30...

Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine

TOKYO (AP) -- PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn't faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of...

A look at NY Fashion Week: Weird and wonderful

NEW YORK (AP) -- There was a wall that oozed chocolate, a streaker on the runway, a gallery turned into a freaky fashion cathedral, an entire armory outfitted with fake puffy clouds, and so much snow ...