To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand strategy in 2022

PHOENIX (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s campaign credits its success in Arizona to the immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos for nearly two decades. The fr...

High court takes up census case, as other count issues loom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Su...

Biden's win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce during his 16 years locked up...

Joe Biden’s US must check China's rise

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden has formally announced his foreign affairs team, who will guide the U.S. through choppy international waters over the next four years. The ...

Business Highlights

___ Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online NEW YORK (AP) — After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday...

For Big Tech, Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companies — a moment when they were lionized as innovators, hailed as job creators and largely left alone. ...

S Korea agency says N Korea executed people, shut Pyongyang

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at sea and locked down capital Pyongyang as part of frantic efforts to guard against ...

In Georgia, Republicans juggle Biden win and Trump loyalties

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Twin Georgia Senate runoffs have Republicans in a quandary. They could admit President Donald Trump lost his re-election bid and turn all attention to salvaging a Senate majori...

Asian shares advance as vaccine, recovery hopes triumph soft U.S. data

Asian shares advanced on Thursday (Nov. 26) as market euphoria over COVID-19 vaccines and expectations a Biden administration would deliver more economic stimulus and political predictability overrode...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 25 The Baltimore Sun on toilet paper purchases during the pandemic: ...

Taiwan president confident about channels of communication with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed confidence Wednesday (Nov. 25) about channels of communication with the United States, as she had met several prospective members of...

Asian shares mostly rise after Dow crests 30,000 points

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time despite an ongoing pandemic, as progress in development of coronavi...

Asian shares rise after Dow crests 30,000 on vaccine hopes

Asian shares rose Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time despite an ongoing pandemic, as progress in the development of coronavirus vaccines kep...

Rejecting Trump's foreign policy approach, Biden says 'America is back'

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday (Nov. 24) the United States will be “ready to lead” again on the global stage, turning the page on Republican President Donald Trump’s ...

Biden seeks swift Cabinet votes, but GOP Senate stays silent

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President-elect Joe Biden started rolling out his administrative team, one voice has been notably silent: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Senate Republi...