Nicklaus-Palmer still the standard in golf rivalries

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus says if he were in a high-stakes match in Las Vegas in his prime, the most compelling opponent would be Arnold Palmer. Never mind that he considers his tough...

Singh settles anti-doping lawsuit with PGA Tour

Vijay Singh has settled his lawsuit against the PGA Tour over the way it investigated his use of deer antler spray. The settlement ends five years of litigation, less than a week before the case was t...

Column: The real measure of Tiger vs. Phil is how many watch

The winner between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson might be the least relevant aspect of their Friday night match in Las Vegas. Far more compelling was the outcome of a 72-hole exhibi...

Q&A: Steve Martin, Martin Short on friendship and a new tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Martin and Martin Short are on the road again with a new tour and some fresh material. Following their popular Netflix special "An Evening You Will Forget fo...

PBS' 'Let's Go Luna!' takes kids on a globe-spanning tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmen, Leo and Andy are globe-trotters to envy, jumping from Paris to Nairobi to New Orleans and beyond in the company of a tour guide who knows her way around: Luna the moon. ...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--EUROPEAN ROUNDUP MADRID — Portugal, already in the Final Four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League, hosts relegated Poland on the final day of the...

SKorean tourist hit by train on Swiss mountain railway, dies

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say a South Korean tourist has died after being hit by a train on a mountain railway. Police in Schwyz canton (state) said the accident happened in thick f...

US will not give in to China on Taiwan: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Murphy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States will not make concessions to China on issues like Taiwan and the South China Sea, said Patrick Murphy, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State ...

Over the moon: PGA announces new tournament in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The PGA Tour says it has signed a six-year agreement to play a tournament in Japan. The Zozo Championship will start next October and is backed by the Japanese fashion website Zozotown an...

Taiwan's Foreign Minister visits Marshall Islands to celebrate 20 years of diplomatic ties 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is visiting the Marshall Islands from Nov. 19 to 21 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Taiwa...

The Rolling Stones plan 13 US live dates next year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones will be rolling through the United States next year. The band says it's adding a 13-show leg to its No Filter tour in spring 2019 that will hit Flo...

Report: Saudi crown prince to attend G-20 summit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi media are reporting that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will attend the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month. It wo...

Springboks captain warned after headbutt, free to play Wales

DUBLIN (AP) — Springboks captain Siya Kolisi was cleared to play against Wales on Saturday after World Rugby decided the flanker used only "moderate force" when headbutting Scotland center Peter Horne...

Taiwanese graffiti artist Candy Bird opens exhibition featuring homicide cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese graffiti artist Candy Bird has launched his latest solo exhibition titled "20,000 Ways to Die in Yau Ma Tei" (油麻地的兩萬種死法), featuring 10 murder case...

Taipei’s upcoming Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show to feature intercontinental theme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The warm sun and cool breeze in the fall season foretell the best time of the year to appreciate chrysanthemum flowers and the coming of the 2018 CKS Shilin Residence...