Thousands expected at St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Boston for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. The parade is a central part of the city's St. Patrick's...

Washington Gov. Inslee joins Democratic presidential field

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive criti...

Leader of new climate panel talks of need for 'bold action'

WASHINGTON (AP) — It does not yet have office space, staff or even Republican members, but Florida Rep. Kathy Castor is confident that a special House committee on climate change will play a leading r...

The Latest: Pelosi names House panel on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional Democrats and proposals to address climate change (all times local): 11 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tapped eig...

Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of...

Battle lines forming ahead of a looming US privacy law fight

Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have. ...

Federal workers rally in Boston to demand end to shutdown

BOSTON (AP) — Federal workers who aren't getting paychecks amid the lingering government shutdown rallied in Boston Friday to call on President Donald Trump to drop his demand for funding for a wall o...

US Senator to reintroduce TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, signaled his intention to reintroduce the proposed “TAIPEI Act” to the Senate, in a tweet on Jan. 6. The “Ta...

US Senate passes ARIA bill to promote regular arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The U.S. Senate passed a proposal on Dec. 5. that would allow top officials to visit Taiwan, along with furthering a comprehensive cooperation between the two countries. Sena...

Over 2 million Muslims detained in Chinese concentration camps since April 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. authorities revealed today (Dec. 5) that the state estimates over 2 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities have been incarcerated in China’s Xinjiang Auton...

Trump's national security adviser heads to Moscow

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser will raise thorny subjects with his counterparts when he visits Moscow to help craft a script for another high-level meeting betwee...

US lawmakers scuttle plan to limit airline change fees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to prohibit airlines from charging "unreasonable" fees for changing or canceling tickets. But U.S. House and Senate leaders say they ...

US Senate bill to strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic standing titled 'TAIPEI' Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Sept. 4 by Cory Gardner to "support Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world” will be titled the “TAIPEI...

U.S. congressmen back Taiwan as airlines cave in to China's demand

Washington, July 25 (CNA) Several members of the United States Congress on Wednesday expressed objection to China's demand that American air carriers stop listing Taiwan as a country on their webs...

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, ac...