Biden's 'record player' just one of his vintage references

Joe Biden's suggestion that parents leave a record player on to teach their babies better vocabulary was a head-scratching (needle-scratching?) moment in Thursday's debate. But it wa...

Coming for your AR-15: O'Rourke scrambles Dems' gun message

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's "hell yes" moment at the Democrats' presidential debate is scrambling his party's message on guns. The Democrats have long contended their support o...

University in Ohio to host 4th Democratic debate in October

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic National Committee says the party's October presidential debate will take place at a small university in Ohio. The fourth debate, which will be h...

Pool D Capsules for the Rugby World Cup

Two-time champion Australia and Wales are the headline teams in a Rugby World Cup group that also includes Fiji, Georgia and Uruguay. Wales completed a Six Nations Grand Slam in Marc...

AP Exchange: "Horse Soldier" shares war stories in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — On the morning of 9/11, a member of the group that became known as the Horse Soldiers was training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, responding to a mock terrorist attack. He had just retur...

Russian spy case provides test for news outlets

NEW YORK (AP) — He may be A spy. But is he THE spy? That's the question bedeviling news organizations reporting on a story about the U.S. extracting a Russian official who provided i...

O'Rourke bets on new approach to revive flagging campaign

KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Beto O'Rourke was back at Keene State College, but the large crowd that flocked to see him six months ago was not. Far removed from the whirlwind opening days of h...

White House disputes accounts of Russian CIA informant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday disputed reports of a Russian official who was recruited as a spy for the CIA and then evacuated to the United States after revealing information ...

Big Tech faces a new set of foes: nearly all 50 US states

Big tech companies have long rebuffed attempts by the U.S. federal government to scrutinize or scale back their market power. Now they face a scrappy new coalition as well: prosecutors from nearly all...

Even for Trump, it's been a busy stretch of media attacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a president who has made attacks on the media routine, these past few days have seemed turbo-charged. President Donald Trump has tweeted a video of the CNN l...

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but ...

US and China agree to October trade talks in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Less than a week after both Beijing and Washington implemented new tariffs, China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that the two nations are preparing to resume t...

Video shows Chinese customers in Costco fight for raw meat with bare hands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Videos and photos have surfaced showing the chaos that ensued on the first day that Costco opened in China on Tuesday (Aug. 27). The membership-only warehouse club opened it...

Philippines community recruits frogs in war against dengue fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A community in Metropolitan Manila has recruited an army of frogs in an effort to combat the dengue epidemic ravaging the archipelagic nation through natural means. In the Q...

US vice president warns trade deal at risk if China cracks down in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday (Aug. 19) warned China that the chances for a trade deal would diminish if it violently cracks down on the ongoing protests in Hon...