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10 diplomatic allies, partners voice support for Taiwan in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ten nations have spoken up for Taiwan on the second day of the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA), including Paraguay, Guatemala, the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Canada...

Biden: Leaders navigating 'dark hour' after Ukraine invasion

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders assembled for a four-country summit Tuesday that they were navigating "a dark hour in our shared history” due to Russia's brutal war o...

The US will defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion, for now

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — For a while now, it has been clear to me the United States' policy of “strategic ambiguity” on what it would do if China were to attack Taiwan has taken ...

AP-NORC poll: Economy grows as priority on Russia response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are becoming less supportive of punishing Russia for launching its invasion of Ukraine if it comes at the expense of the U.S. economy, a sign of rising anxiety over inflati...

Analysis: Biden's Taiwan remarks show conviction to defend island but carry risks

WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) - There is an old saying in politics that a gaffe is when a politician says what they really mean. And critics of U.S. President Joe Biden say he has made his fair share w...

Mace, Arrington meet in South Carolina 1st District debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In one of the year's most closely watched congressional Republican primaries, U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace met two GOP challengers on the debate stage who are seeking to oust her from So...

Harris, surgeon general warn of health care worker burnout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a warning Monday about burnout among the nation's health care staff after more than two years of the COV...

Opponents of federal vaccine mandate seek rehearing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to reconsider its decision allowing the Biden administration to require that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19. ...

EXPLAINER: US keeps world guessing on Taiwan stance

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third time in less than a year, President Joe Biden has stirred controversy with his comments about Taiwan. The latest example came during his visit to Japan, when a reporter...

Iran vows revenge over killing of Guard member in Tehran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line president vowed revenge on Monday over the killing of a senior Revolutionary Guard member gunned down in the heart of Tehran the day before, a still...

Biden says US will use force to defend Taiwan if China invades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Biden on Monday (May 23) said the U.S. would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion. In response to a question on how Jap...

Biden says recession not inevitable as he readies trade pact

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden promised “concrete benefits” would emerge from a new Indo-Pacific trade framework he’s launching Monday even as he warned Americans worried about high inflation that i...

78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europ...

US snubs Taiwan from Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House on Sunday (May 22) announced that Taiwan is not on the list of countries that will be invited to join the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), despite l...

Israeli Arab lawmaker rejoins coalition days after quitting

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Arab Israeli lawmaker who quit the ruling coalition said Sunday that she was returning to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's 60-member alliance, ending a crisis that lasted just a fe...