Taco Bell-themed hotel to open for 3 nights in August

IRVINE, California (AP) — It's nacho average hotel. Taco Bell is taking over a hotel in Palm Springs, California, for three nights this August. The fast-food chain ...

Taiwan’s Formosa Express to treat passengers with Michelin delicacies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Tuesday (May 7) that individuals riding on its trains between May 8 and June 30 will be treated to Michelin-recommended deli...

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas' efforts to cut food waste

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The reduction of food waste has taken hold in a city known for excess: Las Vegas. Sin City's world-famous casinos in recent years have developed and expanded innovat...

California roads not designed to handle wildfire evacuations

PARADISE, California (AP) — Californians got a deadly wakeup call when more than 27,000 Paradise residents trying to escape the Camp Fire got caught in a nightmare traffic jam. The 2018 catastrophe il...

Taiwan's PSYOPS unit weaponizes snacks for fight against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As China continuously tries to promote "unification" through the internet and other channels, Taiwan's Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) Center is not only using ...

Facebook opens new HQ in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Social media behemoth Facebook officially opened its new Taiwan headquarters on the 35th floor of Nan Shan Plaza (南山廣場) in Taipei's Xinyi District (信義區) on Thursday (April ...

At just 14, Marsai Martin is a Hollywood mogul in the making

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You might have heard the story by now: That Marsai Martin pitched "Little," a modern spin on "Big," to Universal Pictures at age 10. It's true, she did, but that precocious move was...

Taiwan spring tour subsidy for Tainan boasts additional benefits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The “Tainan Spring Tour Subsidy” program for Taiwan nationals will be rolled out in May and June, sponsored by Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau. The incentive ap...

NCAA Latest: Auburn 7% to win title? Player doubts it

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Auburn beat the bluest of blue blood programs on the way to the...

China says 23 children sickened in suspected poisoning

BEIJING (AP) — A kindergarten teacher has been arrested in eastern China after 23 students were sickened in a suspected act of deliberate poisoning, police said Tuesday. The teacher,...

Movie theater owners, studios and stars convene at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AP) — CinemaCon, the annual gathering of movie exhibitors and distributors, kicks off Monday in Las Vegas. Hollywood's biggest studios, from Disney to Warner Bros., descen...

Kellogg selling Keebler and other brands for $1.3 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg is selling its iconic Keebler cookie brand and other sweet snacks businesses to Ferrero for $1.3 billion. The Battle Creek, Michigan-based Kellogg Co. says th...

Full ride: Man allegedly steals snack truck, eats nothing

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — It appears an upstate New York man was not hungry when police say he stole a Little Debbie delivery truck. Police say 38-year-old Joseph Tocco of Elmira swiped th...

American reality show celebrity promotes Taiwan's tourism

An American reality show celebrity promoted tourism in Taiwan and talked about his travel experience in the country at the annual SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show (TAS) Sunday. Adam Klein, w...

Taiwan’s Port of Hualien welcomes this year’s first international cruise ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Port of Hualien in eastern Taiwan on Monday welcomed Westerdam, the first international cruise ship to call at the harbor this year. Taiwan International Ports Corporati...