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For Xi Jinping and the CCP, things could get much worse

This is the final part of a four-part series. Click here for part one, here for part two and here for part three. TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Xi Jinping (習近平) and the Chinese Communist Party (CC...

Space arms race: China develops laser weapon that could zap down satellites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Researchers in China have developed a microwave machine that emits a pulse so strong it could potentially jam or destroy satellites in space. Dubbed the “Relativi...

Riddell's Axiom could be breakthrough helmet for football

Riddell has developed a football helmet that might not be just the next big step in design and player safety, but a major leap. While there has been a focus on position-specific head...

Hong Kong elementary school shows students ‘necessary’ Nanking Massacre video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media responded to reports of Hong Kong elementary school students driven to tears by a Nanking Massacre video shown at school saying historical education mu...

China returns to dark ages of press freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) called out China late Tuesday night (Dec. 7) for waging war on press freedom. RSF East-Asia Bureau head Cedric Alviani introduced a repo...

EXPLAINER: How power and ideology define Xi's rise in China

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping emerged from a party conclave this week not only more firmly ensconced in power than ever, but also with a stronger ideological and theoretical grasp on the ru...

DNA match IDs Alaska serial killer's victim after 37 years

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A woman known for 37 years only as Horseshoe Harriet, one of dozen or so victims of a notorious Alaska serial killer, has been identified through genetic genealogy and a DNA m...

Xi takes firm line as China Communist Party marks centenary

BEIJING (AP) — China will not allow itself to be bullied and anyone who tries will face “broken heads and bloodshed in front of the iron Great Wall of the 1.4 billion Chinese people,” President Xi Jin...

China's Communist Party after 100 years now at the 'forefront' of global politics

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is preparing to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its 1921 founding on Thursday with nationwide festivities and fanfare. Banners and billboards touting the leadersh...

Closing collapse means another long offseason for Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — After a great leap forward, the Miami Dolphins backslid badly in their final game, leaving lots of questions for an offseason that will be as long as ever. A 56-26 loss ...

LEADING OFF: Rays thwart Yankees, seek revenge vs Astros

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ REVENGE RAYS The Tampa Bay Rays have more revenge in mind heading to the AL Championship S...

LEADING OFF: Rangers, MLB ready ballpark to host NLCS fans

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ FINAL PREPARATIONS Baseball's postseason gets a full day off from games before the AL C...

Big progress for Marlins, but they're still chasing Braves

MIAMI (AP) — After an improbable run to the playoffs, the Miami Marlins confronted a hard reality in the National League Division Series: They still can’t beat the Atlanta Braves. T...

Han Kuo-yu’s China ties are why he must be removed from office

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – This Saturday (June 6), hundreds of thousands of Kaohsiung citizens will head to their local polling station to vote out one of the most catastrophic, underachieving ma...

Taiwan demands China apologize for Tiananmen Square massacre, Beijing balks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the eve of the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) called on China to issue an apology for the incident, but ...