Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 19...

The Latest: Lori Lightfoot takes oath as Chicago mayor

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Lori Lightfoot has taken the oath of office, becoming...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 26, the 146th day of 2019. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 197...

Folau's ban a formality after he misses appeal deadline

SYDNEY (AP) — Rugby Australia has closed its code of conduct case against Israel Folau after the star fullback missed a deadline to appeal against the termination of his contract. Fo...

Taiwan minister rejects Chinese media attempts to claim credit for same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese state-owned newspaper People’s Daily has experienced significant pushback on Twitter for attempting to claim jurisdiction over Taiwan by bafflingly takin...

Taiwan holds first joint wedding for gay and straight couples

Taiwan's first joint wedding ceremony for gay and heterosexual couples took place in Taipei Saturday (May 18), one day after same-sex marriage was made legal in the nation. Taiwan made history ...

Review: Egerton glitters in glossy, conventional 'Rocketman'

Whatever you say about Dexter Fletcher's glossy, glittering Elton John blinged-out biopic "Rocketman ," a shiny sequin of a movie, it doesn't lack for sparkle. Like its flamboyant subject, it's a movi...

Judge won't kick decision in Smollett case to another judge

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has rejected a request to have a judge outside Chicago consider whether to appoint a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case. Judge Michael Toomin said ...

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House have approved a ...

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday voted 66-27 in favor of a law permitting "exclusive permanent unions" for same-sex couples and to allow them to apply for a "marriage registration" wi...

Foxconn tycoon laments passage of Taiwan's new same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When asked to comment on the passage of Taiwan's landmark law legalizing same-sex marriage, Foxconn founder and prospective Kuomingtang (KMT) presidential candidate Terry G...

Taiwanese stars A-mei, Jolin Tsai react to passage of same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top Taiwanese entertainers, including A-mei (張惠妹) and Jolin Tsai (蔡依林), have reacted with joy on social media in response to today's (May 17) passage of Taiwan's same-s...

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday voted in favor of a law permitting "exclusive permanent unions" for same-sex couples and to allow them to apply for a "marriage registration" with gov...

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, includ...

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage after 66 of 93 present legislators on Friday (May 17) voted in favor of four key articles guarant...