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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...

What to expect from the star-studded Vax Live fundraiser

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez are among the big names advocating the importance of vaccine equity during the Global Citizen fundraising concert airing Saturda...

Chinese diplomat denounces US aggression, calls for cross-strait unification in conflicting tweets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese consul general in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, took to Twitter on Monday (May 3) to castigate the U.S. for what he termed its aggression, right before calling for c...

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...

Photos of the Day: China's wolf-warrior diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From the discharge of water from the Fukushima reactor to the COVID-19 outbreak in India, Chinese officials are sharing their opinions loudly and with graphics on social m...

The Latest: Fire at India hospital kills 18 virus patients

NEW DELHI — A fire in a COVID-19 hospital ward in western India killed 18 patients early Saturday, as the country grappling with the worst outbreak yet steps up a vaccination drive for all its adults ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 1, the 121st day of 2021. There are 244 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 1, ...

Canada to start to get Pfizer vaccines from the US next week

TORONTO (AP) — Canada will start getting Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from the United States next week, a company spokesperson said Friday, in what will be the first time the U.S. has allowed that company...

Oil pipeline disputes raise tensions between U.S. and Canada

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Months after President Joe Biden snubbed Canadian officials by canceling Keystone XL, an impending showdown over a second crude oil pipeline threatens to further strain tie...

The Latest: CDC: Vaccinated can go outside without mask

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials say fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to wear masks outdoors unless they are in a big crowd of strangers. The Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Harry and Meghan to lead 'Vax Live' fundraising concert

Prince Harry and Meghan will serve as the campaign chairs of Global Citizen’s effort to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to medical workers in the world’s poorest countries. The Duke and Du...

Biden's first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he rounds out his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden’s focus on reining in the coronavirus during the early months of his administration seems to have paid off: He can ...

The Latest: Pakistan reports highest daily death toll

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Saturday reported its highest COVID-19 death toll in a single day. Authorities reported 157 deaths, bringing the overall fatalities to 16,999. A total of 5,9...

Chinese official in Xinjiang slams UK genocide declaration

URUMQI, China (AP) — A spokesperson for the Xinjiang region called accusations of genocide “counter to the facts” as China came under more pressure this week over its treatment of the Uyghur ethnic gr...

Canada reaches deal with Pfizer for vaccines in future years

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday Canada has reached an agreement with Pfizer for 35 million booster shots next year and 30 million in 2023 in case the effectiveness of COVID-19...