HK privileges in crosshairs if China passes security law: US national security advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The national security advisor for President Donald Trump on Sunday (May 24) warned the special trade and financial status granted to Hong Kong by the U.S. would be jeopard...

Taiwan announces new Straits Exchange Foundation chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the cabinet reshuffle ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration Wednesday (May 20), long-serving diplomat David Lee (李大維) has been appointed as t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 5, the 126th day of 2020. There are 240 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 5, 1961...

John Bolton book again delayed, this time to June 23

NEW YORK (AP) — John Bolton's book has again been delayed, according to listings on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble, both of which say “What Happened In the Room” has been pushed back from May 12 to...

John Bolton calls on US to give diplomatic recognition to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Trump's former National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday (April 15) called on the U.S. to give Taiwan full diplomatic recognition as China continues...

Trump disbanded NSC pandemic unit that experts had praised

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public health and national security experts shake their heads when President Donald Trump says the coronavirus "came out of nowhere" and “blindsided the world.” The...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 7, the 67th day of 2020. There are 299 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 7, ...

President's power to can independent agency heads faces test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is about to tell President Donald Trump whether he has more power to use a favorite phrase: “You're fired.” A case being argued at the high court ...

Dems launch Justice probe, seek Stone-related interviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is launching a wide-ranging probe of Attorney General William Barr and the Justice Department, demanding briefings, documents and interviews with 15 off...

Trump looks for permanent national intelligence director

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell is the new acting national intelligence director, but he's expected to be a short-timer overseeing the nation's 17 spy agencies. ...

Trump taps loyalist Grenell as nation's top intel official

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced that Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, will become acting director of national intelligence, a move that puts a staunch Trump ally in ...

Big wins for 'Parasite' give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.” But the Oscars weren't bloody ready to stop giving him awards. ...

Oscar: 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film. Bong Joon Ho’s class ...

John Bolton, Susan Rice to speak at Vanderbilt on Feb. 19

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton will speak at Tennessee's Vanderbilt University later this month alongside another former national security adviser, Susan Rice, ju...

Trump wins acquittal, but Ukraine saga far from over

WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment of President Donald Trump is over, but it's far from case closed on Ukraine. A full accounting of Trump's dealings with Ukraine, stemming in large p...