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Cordero hits slam in 10th, surging Red Sox sweep Mariners

BOSTON (AP) — Franchy Cordero hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the surging Boston Red Sox to an 8-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. ...

High energy costs are hitting UK. It's about to get worse

LONDON (AP) — Tia Rutherford is worried about her 3-year-old son. As energy prices soared last fall, she tacked fleece blankets over her doors and windows to keep the cold out and st...

Tutu: a man of empathy, moral ardor, and some silly jokes

One Christmas Day in the 1980s, Desmond Tutu led a packed church service in Soweto, the Black Johannesburg township and fulcrum of protest against white racist rule in South Africa. An American family...

Parts of California get a White Christmas after snowfall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parts of California are getting a White Christmas after all, with snowfall pounding mountains across the state. Other areas of California, however, saw a wet and r...

At West Virginia vaccine clinic, pandemic fatigue sets in

SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) — Chania Batten has as much reason as anybody to feel pandemic fatigue. As a nurse staffing a drive-thru clinic at the only hospital in rural Roane County, West V...

Snow falls on Taiwan Yushan’s Main, North peaks on Christmas Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It began snowing on Yushan’s Main and North peaks at 6:37 a.m. on Saturday (Dec. 25), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reported. As a cold air mass moves southwar...

Taiwan's Yushan, Xueshan, Hehuanshan likely to have white Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that mountains over 3,000 meters in altitude are likely to see snow on Christmas Day. The strongest cold air mass thus far thi...

Taiwan’s Taipingshan expected to have white Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High mountainous areas situated over 3,000 meters above sea level such as Taipingshan in Yilan County have a chance at a white Christmas, as a strong continental cold air ...

Holiday rom-com 'With Love' follows Latino family for a year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After slogging through a universally difficult 2020 and with Christmas approaching, Gloria Calderón Kellett sought out a trusted form of escape. “I was watching ‘W...

On a single Kentucky street, the tornado killed 7 children

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The little red wagon was strewn upside down on a heap of rubble — a pile of boards and bricks, a mangled blue bicycle, a baby doll. Behind it, there was li...

Pearl FALCO Holiday 2021 Collection - A Little Merry, A Little Bright

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 November 2021 - Pearl FALCO today announced the launch of yet another exciting collection this holiday season with a glamorous and luminescent selection of pieces tha...

Bing Crosby's heirs sell stake in estate to boost his work

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Crosby was 19 when his father, Bing, died in 1977. But when he goes to a shopping mall or party in December, there's a strong chance he'll hear his dad's voice singing “White Chr...

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81. ...

LeBron becomes No. 2 Xmas scorer, Lakers top Mavs 138-115

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 28 points and LeBron James had 22 while becoming the second-leading Christmas scorer in NBA history during the Los Angeles Lakers' 138-115 victory over the Dall...

Madame Tussauds Singapore creates travel bubble with Korea

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 22 December 2020 - With phase 3 around the corner, group gatherings of 8 can go out and explore, just in time to "travel to Korea". The world famous wax attraction is crea...