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Morris Chang wins first Li Kwoh-Ting Award in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) received the inaugural Li Kwoh-Ting Award on Thursday (Nov. 9) for his “significant contribu...

Caroline Wozniacki beats Petra Kvitova at the US Open shortly after coming out of retirement

NEW YORK (AP) — When Caroline Wozniacki finished off the biggest victory of her still-fresh comeback following 3 1/2 years away from tennis, she sat in her U.S. Open sideline chair, leaned forward and...

Some US Open players are making winning comebacks from injury or retirement

NEW YORK (AP) — Comebacks are nothing new in tennis. There’s quite a history of that sort of thing, including by stars such as Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe, Martina Hingis, Bjorn Borg, Kim Clijst...

US Open 2023: Caroline Wozniacki is returning to Grand Slam tennis three years after retiring

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki didn’t even know where her rackets were. That’s how far from her mind a return to tennis was for the former No. 1-ranked player and major champion who ...

Keith Urban, Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country superstar Keith Urban and Kix Brooks of powerhouse country duo Brooks & Dunn will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame this year. The or...

Developer who paid $500,000 bribe to Los Angeles councilman sentenced to 6 years in federal prison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A real estate developer was sentenced Friday to six years in federal prison for paying $500,000 in bribes to a Los Angeles city councilman for help with a downtown project. ...

Caroline Wozniacki is returning to tennis 3 years after retiring. She will get a US Open wild card

Caroline Wozniacki, a former No. 1-ranked tennis player and the 2018 Australian Open champion, announced Thursday that she is returning to competition three years after she retired to start a family. ...

Grace Bumbry, 1st Black singer at Bayreuth, dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Grace Bumbry, a pioneering mezzo-soprano who became the first Black singer to perform at Germany's Bayreuth Festival during a career of more than three decades on the world's top stage...

Goalie Sean Johnson signs with Toronto after 6 years at NYC

TORONTO (AP) — Sean Johnson is the new goalkeeper for Toronto FC through 2024. The 33-year-old free agent spent the last six seasons with New York City FC. Toronto FC signed him usin...

Former VP Chen Chien-jen takes over as Taiwan premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) hosted a press conference at the Presidential Office Friday morning (Jan. 27), announcing a partial Cabinet reshuffle. The biggest c...

Lin Chia-lung to serve as Secretary-General to Taiwan's President after cabinet reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said on Thursday (Jan. 26) that former transportation minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) will serve as Secretary-General to t...

Swift guitar, Eminem shoes among items in charity auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Swift’s acoustic guitar, Eminem’s signed tennis shoes and an ensemble worn by a BTS member are among the items to be auctioned for charity next month. Juli...

Taiwan president writes message of condolence for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the Vatican’s apostolic nunciature in Taipei City on Friday (Jan. 13) to offer her condolences for the death of Pope Emeritus Be...

Today in History SAT JAN 07

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2023. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 7,...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 1-7

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 1-7: Jan. 1: Actor Frank Langella is 85. Singer-guitarist Country Joe McDonald of Country Joe and the Fish is 81. Comedian Don Novello (Fathe...