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Imagine Dragons hit the U.S. road, now mixing light and dark

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Dragons are touring the U.S. this summer and fall, which means frontman Dan Reynolds has to go to a lot of dark places. The band is debuting songs from the se...

High note: Mets closer Díaz trumpets saves in sound of Citi

NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpets blare, the bullpen door pops open — here comes Edwin Díaz, baseball's most dominant closer. Cue the fiesta at Citi Field. ...

Reds-Mets series another happy reunion for Díaz family

NEW YORK (AP) — Family reunion at Citi Field. New York Mets closer Edwin Díaz and his brother, Cincinnati Reds rookie reliever Alexis Díaz, exchanged the lineup cards at home plate b...

Motown songwriter-producer Lamont Dozier dead at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamont Dozier, the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “Heat Wave” and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown...

Kenan Thompson of 'SNL' to host Sept. 12 Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host next month's Emmy Awards. “Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of th...

Anonymous thanks Pelosi for Taiwan trip on hacked Chinese website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous on Monday (Aug. 8) hacked into the website of a Chinese gasoline generator factory to thank U.S. House Speaker Nancy...

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won ...

Fire engulfs historic wooden bridge in southern China

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed a covered wooden bridge with 900 years of history in southeastern China over the weekend. The entire le...

Video shows Taiwanese enjoy bubble bath party during China's wargames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Aug. 6) showing revelers enjoying a bubble bath party on a Taiwanese island off the coast of China despite being at the height of the People...

Longtime AP correspondent, editor Marcus Eliason dies at 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Eliason, an international journalist whose insightful reporting, sparkling prose and skillful editing graced Associated Press news wires for almost a half-century, has died. He ...

Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football...

Austronesian music returns to its Taiwan roots with Small Island Big Song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Small Island Big Song (小島大歌) is a successful music and film project that connects with Austronesian culture by working with hundreds of famous musicians from 16 island cou...

Brentford's Mbeumo targets Cameroon switch before World Cup

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Adding to its recruitment drive ahead of the World Cup, Cameroon’s soccer federation said Friday that Brentford winger Bryan Mbeumo wants to switch his international eligibili...

Coco Gauff beats former No. 1 Naomi Osaka in straight sets

SAN JOSE (AP) — Coco Gauff held off four-time major champion Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Gauff, the...

Iran holds mass funeral for Guard officers killed in Syria

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Mourners poured out onto the streets of Tehran on Thursday to pay their respects to several Iranian officers killed in Syria, a testament to the human cost of Iran’s involvement in...