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US president signs legislation supporting Taiwan's observer status at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden signed off on legislation that supports Taiwan’s observer status at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) ...

Ex-EPA head Scott Pruitt to run for US Senate in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, filed Friday to run for Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat, making a return to politi...

US Navy intends to decommission some of its newest warships

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy that once wanted smaller, speedy warships to chase down pirates has made a speedy pivot to Russia and China — and many of those recently built ships could be retired. ...

Attorney asks Oklahoma court to stop US Senate election

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's governor should not have scheduled a special election for a soon-to-be vacant U.S. Senate seat because Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe has not yet resigned, an attorney argu...

Generals say Afghanistan, Somalia pullouts hurt terror fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The complete U.S. military withdrawals from Afghanistan and Somalia last year have made it more difficult for the United States to counter terror groups that aspire to attack America...

Democrat Horn joins crowded US Senate race in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, a moderate Democrat who pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in the 2018 midterm elections, announced Tuesday she's joining the race for Ok...

Attorney seeks to stop special election for Inhofe's seat

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A high-profile Oklahoma attorney is asking the state Supreme Court to stop the special election for Oklahoma’s open U.S. Senate seat, arguing the U.S. Constitution does not allow ...

AP source: Oklahoma GOP Sen. Inhofe to announce retirement

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe plans to announce soon that he will retire from Congress before his six-year term is up, triggering a special election this year in Oklahoma to pick his...

Ex-Wheeler colleagues urge his approval to Youngkin cabinet

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A group of about 130 former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees and others who have worked directly with Andrew Wheeler wrote to the Virginia Senate over the weekend to...

Youngkin taps Trump's ex-EPA head for Virginia cabinet role

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has tapped a former coal lobbyist and Trump administration Environmental Protection Agency chief to join his cabinet in a role overse...

UN urges talks on Western Sahara after cease-fire breakdown

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council extended the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara for a year on Friday, expressing concern at the breakdown of the 1991 cease-fire b...

American senators push for greater Taiwan participation in development bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday (Oct. 27) put forward a bill to grant Taiwan a membership upgrade in the Inter-American Development Bank. The group of ...

US Congress blasts China for misusing Resolution 2758 against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives issued statements on Monday (Oct. 25) castigating Beijing’s arbitrary interpretation of a U.N. resolution t...

Watchdog: 2 Trump EPA appointees defrauded agency of $130K

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two high-ranking Trump political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency engaged in fraudulent payroll activities — including payments to employees after they were fired an...

Over 20 US lawmakers back Taiwan's entry into WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two dozen U.S. congressmen took to social media Tuesday (April 27) to call for Taiwan's participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA). On Tuesday, over ...