US likely to hit China over human rights despite trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is poised to hand President Donald Trump a second chance in less than a month to anger the Chinese government and attack its record on human rights as he tries to deliver a ...

Congress passes Uighur Human Rights Policy Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday aimed at pressuring China over a brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the far west of the country, legislation that follow...

US Congress condemns China for crackdown on ethnic Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday aimed at pressuring China over a brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the far west of the country, legislation that follows a si...

In Florida and elsewhere, GOP pressured over climate change

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Since taking office in January, Florida’s Republican governor has appointed a science officer, established a climate change czar and pledged to spend billions of dollars to re...

Senate passes bill to support human rights in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has easily approved a bill to support human rights in Hong Kong following months of often-violent unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The Hong Kong Human ...

AP-NORC poll: Most Americans dislike twice-a-year time flops

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Most people across the country will see their clocks roll back an hour this weekend as nearly eight months of daylight saving time come to an end. It is part of a twice-a-year ritu...

The Latest: Trump's Syria move drawing some GOP criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Syria (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northeaste...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...

Blizzard Taiwan hit with avalanche of criticism for kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Blizzard Entertainment is facing an intense backlash from U.S. congressmen, American gamers, and company employees for banning a Hearthstone Grandmasters winner after he s...

Romney, Sasse break from GOP on Trump's China remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Republican leaders were silent or supportive of President Donald Trump's public call for another foreign government, China, to investigate his political foe, while a h...

Trump will find friendly Florida crowd amid impeachment talk

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is leaving Washington for the first time since House Democrats ramped up their impeachment inquiry _ and he’s heading straight into the warm embrace of ...

2,000-plus turn up at funeral of Florida veteran with no kin

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — More than 2,000 people have turned out in the Florida heat for the funeral of Edward Pearson. Most of those who showed up Tuesday didn't know the 80-year-old Ar...

Subpoenas mark first concrete steps for Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats took their first concrete steps in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump on Friday, issuing subpoenas demanding documents from Secretary of St...

Biden's top 2020 Democratic rivals avoid rush to defend him

Democratic presidential candidates are united in condemning President Donald Trump for seeking a foreign country's help to trash a domestic political rival. But when it comes to defending the presiden...

US Senate committee passes Hong Kong Human Rights Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sept. 25, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations unanimously passed an amended version of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (S. 1838). The...