Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday following surgery to relieve pressure from brain bleeding linked to recent falls. A statement from a spokeswoman s...

Then and now: How Trump impeachment hearing is different

WASHINGTON (AP) — The public impeachment inquiry hearings this week usher in a rare and momentous occasion in American history as Congress debates whether to remove a president from office. ...

The Latest: UK Labour Party hit by large-scale cyberattack

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Dec. 12 election and the country's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Britain's Labour ...

Taiwan Future Tech Expo to open in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Future Tech Exposition (FUTEX 2019) is set to open on Dec. 5 and run through Dec. 8 at the Taipei World Trade Center, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate’s choice breaks ethnic balance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in more than three decades, the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket will feature two candidates from the same ethnic group, remarked Taiwan Public Opin...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

Police: Missing Alabama teen suffered life-threatening wound

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Blood evidence in the vehicle belonging to UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' missing stepdaughter shows she suffered "a life-threatening injury," police records show. ...

Greenpeace urges cut in plastic packaging on Singles' Day

The non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace called on major retailers in Taiwan to step up their efforts to eliminate plastic packaging, on Singles' Day Monday, the largest shopping...

New York Rep. Peter King won't seek reelection in 2020

New York Rep. Peter King announced Monday he will not seek reelection in 2020. The 14-term Republican congressman said in a Facebook post that his commute was a main factor in his de...

Taiwan president condemns Hong Kong authorities for firing at protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Nov. 11) afternoon condemned the Hong Kong police for shooting at the city's citizens after a general strike was met with polic...

Taiwan flag grayed out at International dance contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese street dancer was selected as one of the top 16 contestants in the annual Red Bull BC One International Dance Competition on Saturday (Nov. 9), but the Taiwan ...

Dead deer spotted at scene of W. Taiwan wildfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a wildfire struck Taichung City on Sunday, local residents on Monday (Nov. 11) discovered the carcass of a deer, suspecting it had fallen victim to the blaze. At ...

The Latest: Man set on fire during chaotic Hong Kong day

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A man has been set on fire following an apparent dispute over national identity in Ho...

Scammers target Filipino workers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three major Taiwanese- and Filipino-run groups of scammers have allegedly swindled NT$24 million from Filipino workers in Taiwan, after persuading them to make fake invest...

Africa to meet indigenous Taiwan at multicultural celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — African and indigenous Taiwanese cultures will collide in a cornucopia of art, music, dance, food, and fun for the whole family when Ethnik Grounds brings the month to a c...