Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. ...

'We're not going anywhere': Stills will continue kneeling

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — There was a time when Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills was bothered by the backlash over his decision to kneel on the sideline during the national anthem, his way of following C...

Republicans dodge, weave around Trump's hurricane tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — With all attention on Hurricane Florence, Republicans are dealing with a separate, familiar kind of storm in the halls of Congress — one of the president's own making. ...

Graham departs from best-friend McCain, goes all in on Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — By the end, Sen. John McCain had rejected President Donald Trump. The president was so infuriated by McCain he put a biting reference to the dying Republican senator in his stump...

Deviating from McCain, Sen. Graham goes all in on Team Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — By the end, Sen. John McCain had rejected President Donald Trump. The president was so infuriated by McCain he put a biting reference to the dying Republican senator in his stump...

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of tougher American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the ...

Kavanaugh confirmation fight rallies Democrats to resistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats don't have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But that didn't stop them from putting up a rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of...

Facebook, Twitter have no plans to expand business into China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing held in Washington D.C. on Sept. 5, top officials with Facebook and Twitter said the two companies had no plans to enter the Chi...

Facebook, Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion ahead of US mid-terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that they are aggressively working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to bet...

US Senate bill to strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic standing titled 'TAIPEI' Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Sept. 4 by Cory Gardner to "support Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world” will be titled the “TAIPEI...

'Infowars' host reaches for spotlight outside Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, tried to make himself the sideshow — even the center — of a Senate hearing Wednesday on social media and elections. ...

US Senators introduce bill to support 'Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the news that Taiwan's former Central American ally El Salvador had established diplomatic ties with Beijing, some U.S. lawmakers expressed alarm a...

Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke shakes up Senate race with Cruz

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If elections were decided by viral videos and fawning media profiles, Democrat Beto O'Rourke would win Texas' Senate race in a landslide. Video of the candidate ...

US Senator urges Guatemala to maintain Taiwan diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio responded to rumors about pro-China aids influencing Guatemala President Jimmy Morales, and stressed for the Central American countr...

Trump candidate, Dem underdog to vie for Florida gov's seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor's race will largely be a referendum on President Donald Trump as his hand-picked Republican nominee faces off against his political opposite, a young, black...