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John McCain Prize fitting tribute for Taiwan president's statesmanship

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — So, the winner of the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service is none other than President Tsai-Ing-wen (蔡英文). Its hard to think of a more deserving candi...

With ambassador picks, Biden faces donor vs. diversity test

President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling a diplomatic corps that gives a nod to key political allies and donors wh...

Taiwan president awarded John McCain Prize despite 'poking Chinese bear' fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was bestowed the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service by the Halifax International Security Forum (HFX) on Tuesday (Ma...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan; Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; retired Navy Adm. Mike...

As Biden improves with vets, Afghanistan plan a plus to some

ELM GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Patrick Proctor Brown says the war in Afghanistan was lost within a year of its start. The suburban Milwaukee lawyer, who was an infantry captain in Iraq, said the trillions of ...

Taiwan’s diplomatic dilemma

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden has dispatched a delegation to Taiwan comprising former Senator Chris Dodd and former Deputy Secretaries of State Richard Armitage and James St...

Canada's House of Commons backs HFX award for Taiwan's president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's House of Commons on Wednesday (April 14) passed a motion supporting President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) selection for an award from the Halifax International S...

Trudeau pushing HFX to drop Taiwan award to avoid angering China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reportedly threatening to withdraw government funding for the Halifax International Security Forum (HFX) if ...

US destroyer transits through Taiwan Strait for 4th time under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy destroyer conducted a “routine” transit of the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (April 7), marking the fourth such passage so far under the Biden adminis...

With Cuomo under fire, No. 2 Kathy Hochul treads carefully

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As a chorus of top Democrats demanded New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over sexual harassment allegations last week, the woman who would succeed him if he stepped down did...

Longtime Arizona Rep. Kirkpatrick won't seek 2022 reelection

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, a five-term Arizona Democrat, announced Friday she won't run for reelection in 2022. “Serving Arizonans has been my absolute honor and...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 9, the 68th day of 2021. There are 297 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 9...

Sunshine State dims for Dems amid election losses, cash woes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats may delight in their brightening prospects in Arizona and Georgia, and may even harbor glimmers of hope in Texas, but their angst is growing in Florida, which has a ...

'We can do big things,' Schumer says as Senate approves aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions were raw ahead of midnight as Republican leader Mitch McConnell rose in the Senate for the purpose of publicly ridiculing Majority Leader Chuck Schumer over the daylong dela...

No winners: UK waits for Harry, Meghan take on royal split

LONDON (AP) — The timing couldn’t be worse for Harry and Meghan. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will finally get the chance to tell the story behind their departure from royal duties...