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Christian flag in speech battle flies, briefly, over Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The Christian flag that became the focus of a free speech legal battle that went all the way to the Supreme Court was raised — briefly — outside Boston City Hall on Wednesday to cheers a...

Taiwan and Poland are natural allies

In 2016, I had the opportunity to work in China and ended up in Chengdu. That’s where I learned about Chiang Kai-shek’s retreat to Taiwan, and the story sparked my interest in Formosa. ...

Satanic Temple asks Boston to fly flag after court ruling

BOSTON (AP) — The Satanic Temple is requesting to fly a flag over Boston City Hall after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that the city violated the free speech rights of a conservative activis...

Celebrating 231 years of the Polish constitution from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark the 231st Constitution Day of the Republic of Poland, I would like to extend my greetings and pay respect to the people of Taiwan. In Poland, we celebrate our N...

Supreme Court rules against Boston in Christian flag case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Boston violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist when it refused his request to fly a Christian flag on a flagpole outsid...

Japan ruling party renews charter change drive amid pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's governing party is renewing its push for its long-cherished goal of revising the country's pacifist constitution, saying effective anti-coronavirus measures such as lockdowns aren...

Ukraine, Baltics, Poland leaders meet on Polish holiday

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Ukraine, the Baltic nations and Poland are meeting in Warsaw Monday to mark the 230th anniversary of Poland’s constitution, Europe’s first such democratic docum...

Thai activists urge UN to help repeal royal defamation laws

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Pro-democracy demonstrators in Bangkok marked United Nations Human Rights Day on Thursday with rallies calling for the abolition of Thailand’s strict royal defamation law, whi...

Trump heats up culture war in appeal to Wisconsin voters

MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric Thursday on cultural issues, aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters as he tries to repeat his path to victory four ...

The Latest: Trump seeks enthusiasm bump with Wisconsin rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 3:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wiscons...

Trump aims to boost rural turnout in critical Wisconsin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is aiming to boost enthusiasm among rural Wisconsin voters Thursday, looking to repeat his path to victory four years ago. Making his fifth ...

Trump praises Kavanaugh, says everyone will be heard out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in ...

Trump defends Kavanaugh as White House manages fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee on Monday, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fin...

DeVos tells students differing viewpoints key to free speech

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says free speech on college campuses is being threatened and told students in Philadelphia that listening to people with differing views is an impor...

US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

LONDON (AP) — U.S. tech company Cisco says that hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine. Ukraine's...