Arnold Schwarzenegger won’t be telling Taiwan’s Kaohsiung ‘I’ll be back’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Residents of Kaohsiung will not hear Hollywood action star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger deliver his trademark phrase “I’ll be back” thi...

The Latest: California governor signs execution moratorium

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California Gov. Gavin Newsom's moratorium on executions (all times local): 10:15 a.m. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signe...

California's new governor putting moratorium on executions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The 737 inmates on California's largest-in-the-nation death row are getting a reprieve from Gov. Gavin Newsom, who plans to sign an executive order Wednesday placing a morato...

'Meme magic' propels Taiwanese-American Andrew Yang into US Democrat primary debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second generation Taiwanese-American candidate, Andrew Yang, who is running for the Democratic Party nomination for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, has passed the...

California appeals justice facing sex misconduct discipline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California state appeals court justice was accused Monday of repeatedly groping a colleague's breasts, suggesting they have an affair and telling a police officer who served as hi...

'So happy.' Chris Pratt engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A whirlwind romance is leading to an engagement for actor Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger. Pratt posted a photo of his 29-year-old partner sporting an eng...

From California budget to water, Brown leaves lasting mark

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown leaves office Jan. 7 after a record four terms as the state's chief executive. After serving from 1975 to 1983, he was re-elected by voters in 201...

California's Brown orders new DNA testing in old murder case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown ordered new DNA tests Monday that a condemned inmate says could clear him in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention. B...

Arnold Schwarzenegger to visit Taiwan’s Kaohsiung next March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After a wave of speculation, Kaohsiung Mayor-elect Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) team on Saturday named Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Hollywood star planning to visit the southern cit...

California chief justice gives up Republican Party label

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chief justice of the California Supreme Court said Friday she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing political polarization and incivility in ...

'Pandemic' rings warning bell about gene-editing technology

"Pandemic" (Putnam), by Robin Cook When there's a scientific breakthrough, Robin Cook doesn't just stand up and cheer. He uses his fertile imagination and writes a novel about its po...

Reba McEntire, Oak Ridge Boys sing at Bush's Texas funeral

HOUSTON (AP) — Reba McEntire has sung "The Lord's Prayer" at the Houston funeral service of former President George H.W. Bush. The Grammy winner on Thursday followed the Oak Ridge Bo...

Text of George W Bush's eulogy for George HW Bush

Remarks by former President George W. Bush at the state funeral service for his father, former President George H. W Bush, as provided by the George W. Bush's office: Distinguished G...

Schwarzenegger calls Trump 'meshugge' on climate accord

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says the United States is "still in" an international accord to curb global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the a...

The Latest: Leaders, celebrities expected at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate conference (all times local): 10:45 a.m. No global climate summit would be complete without a few celebrities...