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EXPLAINER: Japan’s latest Olympic controversy

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<p>TOKYO &mdash; Japan's latest Olympic controversy — the reluctant resignation of Japanese organizing committee head Yoshiro Mori over sexist comments — comes as its...

Lobster biz braces for Chinese New Year impacted by pandemic

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<p>PORTLAND, Maine &mdash; America's lobster exporters recovered from the Trump-era <a href="https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-joe-biden-donald-trump-lobsters-coronavirus-pandemic-575fc3c0062b925e728ba73db96abd2d">trade war</a> with China to have a good 2020. But the industry is...

Next stop Mars: 3 spacecraft arriving in quick succession

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space since last summer, three robotic explorers are ready to hit the...

Pato signs 1-year contract with MLS’s Orlando City

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<p>ORLANDO, Fla. &mdash; Former AC Milan star Pato signed a one-year contract with Major League Soccer's Orlando City.</p> ...

Opposition remains strong to Tokyo Games after Mori remarks

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TOKYO — Public opposition remains strong in Japan to holding the postponed Tokyo Olympics following derogatory remarks about women made last week by the...

World champs in women’s curling canceled for 2nd year in row

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<p>GENEVA &mdash; The world championship in women’s curling were canceled for the second straight year on Monday, disrupting qualification for the 2022 Beijing Olympics.</p> ...

Lobster biz braces for Chinese New Year impacted by pandemic

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PORTLAND, Maine — America's lobster exporters recovered from the Trump-era trade war with China to have a good 2020. But the industry is approaching...

World champs in women’s curling canceled for 2nd year in row

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GENEVA — The world championship in women’s curling were canceled for the second straight year on Monday, disrupting qualification for the 2022 Beijing Olympics. ...

Hong Kong denies bail for opposition publisher Jimmy Lai

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HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Tuesday denied bail for government critic and newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai who is facing charges under...

Nissan stays in red ink amid pandemic, Japan criminal trial

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TOKYO — Japanese automaker Nissan reported Tuesday losses for the fiscal third quarter, as its sales were hit by the coronavirus pandemic and its...