Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who has promised the troubled country a new dawn. ...

Registration open for 'Love For You' trek and charity drive in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An NGO based in New Taipei is organizing a special event in Taiwan to spread awareness about the plight of poor African communities, who lack convenient access to resource...

Taiwan’s Top 10 TV shows 

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Following on from last week’s article which presented our Top 10 Taiwanese Movies, we have decided to move from the big screen to the small one and take a look at...

The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute at the University of Mississippi over a social media post by a donor (all times local): 10:15 p.m. ...

PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Alex Jones, Infowars

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — You won't be able use PayPal anymore to buy fluoride-free toothpaste or a bottle of The Real Red Pill Plus from right-wing conspiracy promulgator Alex Jones. The...

Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign amid allegations

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter. Minnesota ...

High winds, tornadoes wreak havoc across southern Minnesota

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — Several tornadoes struck southern Minnesota as severe storms packing powerful winds and heavy rain left a trail of destruction overnight, the National Weather Service said Frid...

Far-right shuts French rapper out of Bataclan attack site

PARIS (AP) — A popular French Muslim rapper says he's canceling sold-out October concerts at the Bataclan music hall in Paris, a target of the deadly 2015 terror attacks, due to pressure from far-righ...

Russia looms in background as pope travels to Baltics

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to the Baltic countries this weekend amid renewed alarm about Russia's intentions in the region it twice occupied for decades. Francis' 25...

Power, water cut to Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, demolition set for next week 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the New York Times drew worldwide attention to a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, the Changhua County Magi...

Buddhist temple continues to be desecrated as Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New York Times this week gave a glimpse inside a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a bizarre Communist Chinese shrine, after a construction contractor evicted t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21,...

Taiwan News wishes you a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Dear readers, The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important festivals for Taiwanese people, bringing together family and friends to enjoy moon cakes, delicacies and backyard barbec...

The Latest: Wife of gunman says she's OK after shooting

MASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Pennsylvania court building (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The wife of a gunman who opened fire at a Pennsylvani...

American couple drowns at Costa Rica waterfall

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Police in Costa Rica say a U.S. couple has died in an accident at a waterfall known as Belen de Nosarita. They are identified as 48-year-old Darren Mizoka...