Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins writing how-to book, graphic novel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After dominating the digital world, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is branching out — offline. Blevins revealed Wednesday he is writing three books to be published later th...

Google's challenge to game consoles to kick off in November

NEW YORK (AP) — Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a...

Fiat, Seaworld rise; Meredith, Kraft Heinz slip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Total System Services Inc., up $5.39 to $118.84 The payments processing company is bei...

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions, is being resha...

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic

WASHINGTON (AP) — An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up. He's followed by a storekeeper demanding he come back inside. The situation quickly escalates, and police ...

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas. Establi...

Oprah gives $500,000 to high school after-school program

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey announced she's giving $500,000 to an initiative at a New Jersey high school that's aimed at keeping kids off the streets. Principal Akbar Cook's "L...

Disney and Take-Two rise while Ralph Lauren and GIII fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Walt Disney Co., up $1.86 to $133.20 The entertainment company struck a deal with Comc...

It's all work and no play for Schumacher's son in F2

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Although he still has a long way to go, Mick Schumacher is trying his hardest to emulate the professional work ethic that helped his father win a record seven Formula One titles...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 4-12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –There are always lots of activities happening around Taipei, including music, theater, exhibitions, and market events, for people to enjoy. Here are just a few of the inter...

In 'lawless' world of service dogs, many families suffer

APEX, N.C. (AP) — All the counseling, therapy and medication did little to ease 9-year-old Sobie Cummings' crippling anxiety and feelings of isolation. And so a psychiatrist suggested that a service d...

Review: New movie starring Pikachu is just a hokey Pokémon

It's got an adorable hero from an iconic media brand who is voiced by a proven box office master at snark. But, somehow, "Pokémon Detective Pikachu" never really gets arresting. A ne...

Photo of the Day: Street Fighter postcards spotted at Uniqlo in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- ​Reddit user Kidult Kingdom posted this photo of postcards he had collected from a Uniqlo store in Taipei and soon generated excitement among fans of the classic video game Str...

Athletic outdoorsman, tech enthusiast killed in NC classroom

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Riley Howell had an athlete's physique and loved working outdoors on his family's farm. Ellis Parlier studied computer technology and liked video games. Both of ...

Twitter terror: Arrests prompt concern over online extremism

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A few months after he turned 17 — and more than two years before he was arrested — Vincent Vetromile recast himself as an online revolutionary. Offline, in this s...