Son calls for patience as Koreans turn to youth for 2022

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The pressure is on in Asia as attention turns to qualification for the 2022 World Cup. Son Heung-min is among those players already calling for patience. Th...

San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US review

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that critics say aggressively target kids, with an official on Tuesday planning to propose what's believed to be the...

Mosque shootings renew fears of terror by lone attackers

In his manifesto, the white supremacist charged with attacking two New Zealand mosques praised fellow "freedom fighters" as his role models. In reality, all were terrorists — most notable for acting a...

Swimmer Kenneth To dies at 26 while training in Florida

HONG KONG (AP) — Kenneth To, a swimmer who won a silver medal for Australia at the 2013 world championships, has died after becoming ill while training in Florida. He was 26. To won ...

Melania Trump chairs White House meeting on youth programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has chaired a White House meeting to learn more about youth programs at federal departments and agencies. The first lady has spent much of the past ye...

Jovic playing huge role in Eintracht Frankfurt's success

BERLIN (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt has reached the Europa League quarterfinals and is closing in on Champions League qualification. Luka Jovic has played a huge role in both. ...

Capitals sign local product Joe Snively of Yale

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed college free-agent forward and local product Joe Snively to a two-year entry-level contract that begins next season. General...

Algerian PM struggles to fill govt in Bouteflika backlash

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — New Algerian Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui is having trouble filling his cabinet as candidates don't want to associate themselves with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the ta...

Melania Trump to convene interagency group on youth programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting a White House meeting this week to review youth programs at various government departments and agencies. The first lady's office says she w...

Toddler with an old soul: Young victim of NZ attack mourned

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — He spent just three years on this earth, but in some ways, a friend said, he seemed like an old soul. Before he became the youngest known victim of Christchurch's mass...

After massacre, New Zealand leader shows resolve, empathy

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The attributes that helped Jacinda Ardern rise to become New Zealand's leader at age 37 include her optimistic outlook and bright personality. And she became an inspir...

Ichiro in Japan: Still enjoying the big leagues while he can

TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki is enjoying it while he can. He's back in Japan and sure to play at the Tokyo Dome when the Seattle Mariners face the Oakland Athletics in two games to ope...

Federal appeals court OKs tax-free housing for clergy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a law giving clergy tax-free housing allowances is constitutional, overturning a ruling in Wisconsin that said it was an unconstitutional...

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...

Heavy security in Algiers for protests against president

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Riot police vans are lining streets around Algeria's capital and a helicopter is circling as the country braces for what could be decisive protests against longtime leader Abde...