Fox's Carlson criticizes ex-writer, 'self-righteous' critics

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News' Tucker Carlson said Monday that his former writer who posted racist comments online was wrong but criticized “ghouls now beating their chest in triumph” after his staffer's r...

How many people saw 'Hamilton'? For now, that's a secret

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney+'s streaming of “Hamilton” was surely the biggest event on television screens over the holiday weekend. Just how big, however, remains a mystery. ...

Network: Shepard Smith joins CNBC for weeknight news program

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith will join CNBC for a weeknight program, the network announced Wednesday. “The News with Shepard Smith” will feature “fact...

Vindman retiring from army, lawyer blames Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump's impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army Wednesday in a s...

Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity. Bolsonaro confirmed the test resu...

Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity. Bolsonaro confirmed the test result...

Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

LONDON (AP) — An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented Scott Eastwood from portraying a real life soldier in Afghanistan in “The Outpost” — a role that required a level of athlet...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely asserts Biden was fed questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has fabricated a complaint that Democratic rival Joe Biden was fed questions at a news conference and read his answers from a teleprompter. This didn't happen....

Business Highlights

____ Fed minutes show concerns about severity of downturn WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials last month expressed concerns about the severity of the econom...

Hot news cycle leads CNN to best ratings in 40 years

NEW YORK (AP) — An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd's death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in ...

Coronavirus' spread in GOP territory, explained in 6 charts

The coronavirus first spread in the United States as a mostly coastal and big-city scourge, sparing many rural areas, small towns and even small cities. Translated into U.S. political geography: The v...

Coronavirus' spread in GOP territory, explained in 6 charts

Coronavirus first spread in the United States as a mostly coastal and big-city scourge, sparing many rural areas, small towns and even small cities. Translated into U.S. political geography: The virus...

Pizza Hut Taiwan launches 'world's first ramen pizza' today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to build on the success of last year's pearl milk tea pizza craze, Pizza Hut Taiwan on Tuesday (June 30) launched what it describes as the "world...

Taiwanese digital minister shares country’s coronavirus response on CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen across the U.S., Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) joined CNN on Tuesday (June 30) to share Taiwan's pandemic...

Taiwan’s 'mask diplomacy' called into question as EU reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reiterated Tuesday (June 30) that Taiwan's surgical mask donations to the world were intended as humanitarian aid and not for th...