Democratic demands set up battle over Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Within minutes of receiving notification that special counsel Robert Mueller had turned over his report on the Russia investigation, congressional Democrats were calling for the repo...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — To be announced. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced. ...

3 reasons to choose a college based on price

Many prospective students choose a college for its location, its reputation or even its campus vibe. Here are three reasons to choose a college based on price. YOU CAN AVOID HIGH STU...

The precarious perch of a potential Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — With no other candidate emerging as the clear front-runner, expectations inside the Pentagon are that Patrick Shanahan will soon be nominated as the next secretary of defense and tha...

Yellen critical of Trump's grasp of economic policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she doubts that President Donald Trump has a good grasp of economic policy or even knows the Federal Reserve's mandates. ...

The time is right for Taiwan's President Tsai to address the US Congress

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday, Richard C. Bush wrote an article for the Brookings Institution arguing against the suggestion that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should be invited to a...

In Nigeria, election spectacle at odds with rampant poverty

RUGA SETTLEMENT, Nigeria (AP) — It's hard to find a campaign poster in this threadbare settlement on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, where thousands live in makeshift structures of tarpaulin an...

US does not support referendum on Taiwan independence: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Wednesday the United States does not support a referendum on Taiwan independence, which is considered to be in conflict with th...

Ex-AIT chair warns Formosa Alliance on danger of Taiwan Independence referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, the former Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and a current analyst for the U.S. think tank, the Brookings Institution, offered some cautiona...

Iran's Islamic Revolution inspired, divided militants

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Inspired in part by Iran's Islamic Revolution, a young Egyptian army lieutenant emptied his machine gun into President Anwar Sadat in 1981, killing a leader who made...

US naval chief: the Taiwan Strait is 'international waters'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two US warships sailed through Taiwan Strait last week, marking the fourth passage of US naval ships in seven months. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said on ...

US charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin Wednesday in Washington that are intended...

Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 15 The Des Moines Register on Congressman Steve King: ...

Taiwan and Northeast Asia representatives believe Trump's unpredictability their biggest hidden trouble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts on Asia-Pacific relations from the U.S. indicate many leaders worry Trump’s unpredictability in foreign affairs is their biggest hidden trouble. The Natio...