Photo of the Day: Winnie the Pooh shadow spotted behind Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An image showing the distinct outline of Winnie the Pooh behind Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) surfaced on Taiwan TV news on Friday (Feb. 14), giving Taiwanese a good l...

TV news ready to shift gears after impeachment saga ends

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's vote to acquit President Donald Trump not only ended the impeachment saga Wednesday, it shut off the source of hours of programming for television news networks. ...

Changing counts reveal inexact science of calorie labels

NEW YORK (AP) — Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the nuts may have even less. Calorie...

50 Cent, DJ Khaled join Fat Joe at pre-Super Bowl concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Fat Joe brought New York hip-hop to Miami for an energetic pre-Super Bowl concert a day ahead of the big game. The Bronx rapper was joined by fellow New Yorkers 50 Ce...

Taiwan revokes Far Eastern Air Transport’s operating license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transportation announced Friday (Jan. 31) it was revoking the operating license for Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT), the airline which suspended its flight...

Mexico anti-obesity activists win fight for food warnings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — After a decade of fighting for stronger food labeling standards in one of the most obese countries in the world, Mexican activists celebrated Monday over a new rule that will requir...

Mount Vesuvius blast turned ancient victim's brain to glass

MILAN (AP) — The eruption of Mount Vesuvius turned an incinerated victim's brain material into glass, the first time scientists have verified the phenomenon from a volcanic blast, officials at the Her...

Donnie Yen's 'Enter the Fat Dragon' rolls into Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new action-comedy by kung fu superstar Donnie Yen (甄子丹) spoofing Bruce Lee hits theaters across Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 23). The slapstick kung fu flick “Enter...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Joker 2. Terminator: Dark Fate 3. Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 4. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

US drinking more now than just before Prohibition

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What’s more, it’s been rising for two decades, and it’s not clear when it will fall again. That’s t...

Koepka ready to get back to work after nearly 3 months off

HONOLULU (AP) — Brooks Koepka hasn't been the same since he tied for third in the FedEx Cup final in August, and hasn't felt entirely healthy since last March. He wouldn't rate himse...

Tom Hanks' family offered Greek passport too for fire help

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government is extending its offer of citizenship to Tom Hanks to his wife and their two children, in recognition of the family's help in assisting victims of a deadly wi...

Donnie Yen's latest phat film premieres in Taiwan Jan. 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Donnie Yen (甄子丹) collaborated with friend and Japanese director Kenji Tanigaki for his latest movie offering, in which he plays an overweight cop. The action comedy, &l...