227 US soldiers confirmed with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday (March 25) ordered the U.S. military to halt all travel abroad for 60 days in an effort to mitigate the spread of Wuhan coro...

US naval officer sues over military transgender ban

BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. naval officer who is facing involuntary discharge because of a policy restricting transgender people from military service has filed a lawsuit that aims to force defense officials...

US Defense Dept. confirms 37 cases of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announced Monday (March 16) that it is keeping Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Deputy Secretary David Norquist physically separate...

Servicemen killed in Iraq attack were Oklahoman, Californian

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two servicemen killed in an Iraqi rocket attack on a U.S. base in Iraq were an Oklahoman and a Californian, the U.S. Department of Defense said Friday. Air Force...

Myanmar repatriates suspected remains of US WWII servicemen

MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — The U.S. military on Thursday repatriated what may be the remains of service personnel who were lost in action in Myanmar during World War II. The remains fr...

North Carolina Marines identified as those slain in Iraq

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense identified two service members killed in Iraq on Sunday as members of a Marine special forces unit based in North Carolina. A Defe...

US: 2 service members killed by 'enemy forces' in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two U.S. service members were killed by “enemy forces” while advising and accompanying Iraqi security forces, the U.S. military said in a statement Monday. The milita...

Tribal leader: Work to build border wall hurts sacred land

PHOENIX (AP) — A Native American leader from Arizona grew emotional Wednesday as he told a congressional committee about the pain members of his tribe feel about U.S. officials blasting through land t...

Pentagon adopts new ethical principles for using AI in war

The Pentagon is adopting new ethical principles as it prepares to accelerate its use of artificial intelligence technology on the battlefield. The new principles call for people to "...

Former American defense official to address Taiwan-US relations in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former senior U.S. defense official Randall Schriver, who currently chairs a Washington-based research institute, will deliver a talk on Taiwan-U.S. relations in Taipei th...

Taiwanese diplomats and military allowed to display national flag: US Senators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Senator Ted Cruz has introduced the Taiwan Symbols of Sovereignty (Taiwan SOS) Act, which would allow diplomats and service members from Taiwan to display th...

Microsoft plows ahead in cloud business growth

Microsoft on Wednesday reported another solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, as it plows ahead in selling its cloud computing services to big businesses and the government. T...

AP Explains: Why US troop cuts in Africa would cause alarm

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Even as destroyed U.S. military aircraft smoldered from an al-Shabab attack that killed three Americans this month in Kenya, the al-Qaida-linked group issued a taunting message to ...

Taiwan, US stage digital forum on enhancing people-to-people ties

Taiwan and the U.S. staged the Digital Dialogue Public Forum Jan. 17 in Taipei City, bringing together academics and officials from both sides to explore new ways of promoting closer people-to-people ...

University of Maryland shuts down first Confucius Institute in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The University of Maryland (UMD) announced Friday (Jan. 17) that it will shut down its Confucius Institute (CI), the first of its kind in the U.S., due to government regul...