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US to end large, old-growth timber sales in Alaska forest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Thursday that it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales in the country's largest national forest — the Tongass National Forest in Alaska — and w...

US will revisit Trump-era decision for Alaska rainforest

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The federal government announced plans Friday to “repeal or replace” a decision by the Trump administration last fall to lift restrictions on logging and road building in a south...

Taiwan president sees US' vaccine donation as confirmation relations are 'rock-solid'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 6) expressed gratitude to the U.S. for including Taiwan in its plan to share COVID-19 vaccines globally. Speaking at a meet...

US vaccine donation result of Taiwan's diplomatic efforts in recent years: DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said that the U.S.’ vaccine donation on Sunday (June 6) was the result of Taiwan’s diplomatic efforts under President Ts...

US senator announces donation of 750,000 vaccine doses to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth on Sunday (June 6) assured the Taiwanese people that America would not abandon the nation. Upon arriving in Taiwan for a brief visit with s...

US Senate delegation arrives in Taiwan, offers vaccine donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth, Dan Sullivan, and Christopher Coons have arrived in Taiwan to meet with government officials. The Senate delegation made the journey in a...

Three key US senators to visit Taiwan Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three United States senators, members of the Armed Services Committee and Foreign Relations Committee will arrive in Taiwan Sunday (June 6) for meetings with Taiwanese lea...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield; Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska. __...

China could invade Taiwan by 2027: US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Philip Davidson, commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, on Tuesday (March 9) said China could take military action against Taiwan within the next six years. ...

Census: No redistricting data until end of September

The U.S. Census Bureau said Friday it won't be delivering data used for redrawing congressional and state legislative districts until the end of September, causing headaches for state lawmakers and re...

Biden signals plans to halt oil activity in Arctic refuge

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signaled plans to place a temporary moratorium on oil and gas lease activities in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge after the Trump admini...

Many GOP lawmakers shrug off Statehouse mask-wearing rules

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Many Republican lawmakers in states where coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have surged are not only rejecting statewide mask mandates. They're also resisting rules requi...

Sen. Grassley, 87, says he tested positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican senator and third in the line of presidential succession, said he has tested positive for the coronavirus. ...

Republican Dan Sullivan re-elected in Alaska Senate race

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan has won re-election in Alaska, defeating independent Al Gross in a race that attracted outside attention with control of the Senate at stake. ...

With GOP win in Alaska, control of Senate pushes to January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Control of the Senate won’t be decided until the new year after Republicans won a seat in Alaska on Wednesday. Neither party can lock the majority until January runoffs in Georgia. ...