Taiwan

Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety. The Rev. Billy Graham, who died Wedn...

Marshall helps No. 4 Xavier beat Georgetown 89-77

WASHINGTON (AP) — Naji Marshall scored a career-high 21 points and No. 4 Xavier beat Georgetown 89-77 on Wednesday night, bouncing back from its loss to No. 3 Villanova. J.P. Macura added 20 points, including four 3-pointers, while Quentin Goodin had 19 points as the Musketeers (25-4, 13-3 Bi...

South Carolina rains 3s in 66-57 win over Georgia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Wesley Myers scored 15 points and made five of South Carolina’s 13 3-pointers as the Gamecocks beat Georgia 66-57 on Wednesday night. South Carolina (15-13, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) led by 15 at halftime. The Gamecocks shot just 8-of-33 in the second half, but ...

Taichung trying to restore old city charm

By Lee Hsin-Yin, CNA staff reporter Wu Chen-yao (吳禎耀) can still recall his teenage days when he played in Lyu-Chuan (綠川), a 6.1-kilometer canal that runs through the Central District of Taichung. “There were all kinds of fish: tilapia, eel,… and we would go into the water to ca...