Visit culturally rich Qingshui in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government strongly recommends Qingshui (清水), a culturally rich district, as a day-trip destination for those looking for a little relaxation. Accordi...

Breathtaking stretch of elevated railway in E. Taiwan completed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 2.7-kilometer section of elevated railway sandwiched between coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean in eastern Taiwan has been completed and opened for use on Thursday ...

F1 teams limited to a $145 million budget cap from next year

PARIS (AP) — Formula One teams will be limited to spending $145 million next season and even less in following years, after motorsport's governing body approved a budget cap on Wednesday. ...

Enbridge finds protective coating gaps on Michigan pipeline

Traverse City, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge said Tuesday it had discovered four spots on an oil pipeline in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac where protective coating has worn away, leaving bare metal exposed. ...

Taiwan’s outlying Kinmen islands to reopen popular artillery base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An artillery base on the outlying islands of Taiwan’s Kinmen County will soon open its doors to tourists after closing for four months due to the coronavirus (COVID-...

Florida's Grayton Beach No. 1 in top-10 US list

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The sand along the coast of Grayton Beach State Park is so unique, some say it speaks to you. It's compared to sugar, and is so white it's almost blinding in...

Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

Many struggling in horse racing hope return brings lifeline

Instead of the Preakness running Saturday in Baltimore with perhaps another heralded Kentucky Derby winner looking to capture the second jewel of the Triple Crown, horse racing is in the midst of tran...

Masks, tests, empty stadiums: Bundesliga resumes amid virus

BERLIN (AP) — No fans, no hugging, no spitting. The Bundesliga will be very different when it resumes Saturday following a two-month suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Tourists holding party at hot spring in E. Taiwan face fines for polluting water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bed and breakfast (B&B) operator and more than 10 of his guests are facing fines for water pollution after their party photos at the closed Wenshan hot spring in Tar...

Pogba, Rashford available again for United; Ighalo hopeful

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford are expected to be available for Manchester United whenever the Premier League is allowed to resume after the suspension caused by the coronav...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 127th day of 2020. There are 239 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 6, 19...

German court ends long-running trial over 2010 Love Parade

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Monday closed a trial over the mass panic at the 2010 Love Parade techno music festival in which 21 people died, ending the proceedings without a verdict after 2 1/2 ye...

The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty

JERUSALEM (AP) — After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty. ...

Bills sign son of former Dolphins linebacker Bryan Cox

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Bills have signed defensive end Bryan Cox Jr., whose father never hid his dislike for Buffalo during his days playing for the AFC rival Miami Dolphins in the 1990s. ...