Stanford University unveils late Taiwan President Chiang Ching-kuo’s diaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institution presented the private diaries of late President Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), the son of Taiwan's postwar strongman ruler Chia...

US-Russia chill stirs worry about stumbling into conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — It has the makings of a new Cold War, or worse. The deep chill in U.S.-Russian relations is stirring concern in some quarters that Washington and Moscow are in dang...

South Korean leader looks for common ground with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's new leader vowed to stand firmly with President Donald Trump against North Korea, playing down his past advocacy of a softer approach toward the nuclear-armed nation as...

South Korean leader aims to reconcile differences with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's new leader, on a four-day visit to Washington, was aiming to reconcile differences with President Donald Trump after advocating a softer approach to North Korea and del...

GOP senior statesmen making push for a carbon tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Republican senior statesmen is pushing for a carbon tax to combat the effects of climate change, and hoping to sell their plan to the White House. Former...

GOP elder statesmen making push for a carbon tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of senior Republican statesmen are calling for a carbon tax to combat the effects of climate change, and hoping to sell their plan to the White House. Forme...

Trump's pick for top US diplomat has close ties to Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's apparent choice to lead the State Department, has ample experience in dealing with other nations, but strictly as a business...

The Latest: Green Party's Stein files for Wisconsin recount

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump's transition (all times EST): 4:55 p.m. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a reque...

Nuclear talks: Kerry setting records with long Vienna stay

VIENNA (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been locked in this round of Iran nuclear talks for a longer period than any top American official has devoted to a single international negotiati...