Disability-rights movement takes spotlight at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — During the thunderous reception for the celebratory disability-rights documentary “Crip Camp” at the Sundance Film Festival, the loudest response came when disability advocate J...

Milan designers hybridize menswear for next fall/winter

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers continued their exploration of the shifting roles and representations of men in changing times. The design language during Milan Fashion Week veered fro...

‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88

Tony Award winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as "Mame," "Hello, Dolly!" and "La Cage aux Folles," died Thursday. He was 88. ...

Scout leader convicted of branding 3 children in a ritual

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court has convicted a scout leader of branding three children in a campfire initiation ritual. The appeals court in the southern city of...

Democratic candidates look for edge on Iowa's campuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On a sunny Tuesday as the fall semester was beginning on Iowa State University's campus, volunteers for three presidential candidates set up tables, calling out to harried stud...

International high school students gather in Taiwan for science

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first Science Innovation School for Global Young Scientists, a week-long educational camp held by National Taiwan University (NTU), kicked off on Monday (Aug. 19). ...

Multinational youth teams compete in Taiwan startup competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thirty-four foreign and twenty-five Taiwanese students competed with their original business ideas in the second “Be Young! Beyond! Startup Bootcamp” from July...

Private prison company sued in death of migrant child, 1

HOUSTON (AP) — A woman whose 1-year-old daughter died weeks after they were released from an immigration detention center in Texas filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the private prison company that ope...

Taiwan’s young talent wows Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Director of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra (NTSO) (國立台灣交響樂團) Liu Hsuan-Yung (劉玄詠) led the Taiwan International Youth Orchestra (TIYO) (台灣國際青少年管弦樂團) on tour for perf...

Lin-Manuel Miranda geeks out on 'His Dark Materials'

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda says he said yes to being in the adaptation of "His Dark Materials" before he even knew what part he was being offered. Miranda plays Lee Scoresby...

Southern Branch of Taiwan's National Palace Museum launches summer art events for families

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (SBNPM) is hosting a series of free events in the “Summer Family Art Months” from July to September 1. SBN...

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations are being mandated this summer for...

Mullin, Hardaway reflect on 'Run TMC,' laud today's Warriors

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Chris Mullin and Tim Hardaway spent two seasons as teammates at Oracle Arena, back when it was called the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena. The nostalgi...

Inside the Met Gala: Feathers, bling and ideas about 'camp'

NEW YORK (AP) — The cocktail bar was shutting down, and guests were being encouraged to commence the elegant trek to dinner through the majestic halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ...

NZ manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer's text

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2...