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Columbia River's salmon are at the core of ancient religion

ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER (AP) — James Kiona stands on a rocky ledge overlooking Lyle Falls where the water froths and rushes through steep canyon walls just before merging with the Columbia River. His...

Columbia River's salmon are at the core of ancient religion

ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER (AP) — James Kiona stands on a rocky ledge overlooking Lyle Falls where the water froths and rushes through steep canyon walls just before merging with the Columbia River. His...

Japan marks WWII's end, Kishida doesn't mention aggression

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida renewed Japan's no-war pledge at a somber ceremony Monday as his country marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat, but he did not mentio...

Taiwan to build own rum brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Sugar Corporation (Taisugar, TSC) is reinventing itself as a distiller with the ambition of launching signature rum products that it hopes will be served at state b...

Jets QB Zach Wilson having knee surgery Tuesday in LA

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will have arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee Tuesday in Los Angeles. Wilson suffered a bone bruise and tor...

3 drown and 1 in coma after performing religious ritual in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three people drowned and one is in a coma after performing a religious ritual to send away evil spirits on a beach near Taoyuan City on Saturday night (Aug. 13). Taoyua...

AP source: Jets' Wilson out 2-4 weeks with knee injury

NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Wilson and the New York Jets appear to have avoided a preseason nightmare. Wilson is expected to miss two to four weeks with a bone bruise and meniscus tear in h...

Jets QB Wilson injures knee in preseason win against Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A knee injury to Zach Wilson in Friday night’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles has turned the Jets’ high hopes for their second-year quarterback into concern. ...

Keelung Ghost Festival activities in northern Taiwan to reach climax Thursday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Keelung Ghost Festival, a tradition that has been observed for 168 years, will reach its climax on Thursday night (Aug. 11) with a parade and release of water lanterns...

European food companies break their plastics promises

The French food giant Danone made an ambitious promise back in 2008: Within one year, 50% of the plastics used in the company's water bottles would be made from recycled materials. Danone's su...

Filmmaker Lars von Trier diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier, known for films like “Melancholia” and “Dancer in the Dark,” has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, his production company Zentropa said Monday. ...

McKenzie's 8 Ks, Maile's HR puts Guardians over Astros 1-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie held Houston to two hits and struck out eight in eight innings, Luke Maile homered for the first time in three years and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Houston ...

New Pompeii finds highlight middle-class life in doomed city

ROME (AP) — A trunk with its lid left open. A wooden dishware closet, its shelves caved in. Three-legged accent tables topped by decorative bowls. These latest discoveries by archaeologists are enrich...

Saints place Monday on injured reserve, add Alonso

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints placed undrafted rookie safety Smoke Monday on injured reserve Friday because of a knee injury. The Saints also added veteran free agent l...

Mathieu thanks Saints for support during absence from camp

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu wasn't ready to discuss why he missed the first week of training camp. The important thing, he said Thursday, was that h...