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EXPLAINER: What's behind difficult Taiwan-China relations?

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. authorities say the gunman behind an attack on a church in southern California in which one person was killed and five injured was motivated by a hatred for Taiwan. ...

GOP pushes US schools to post all class materials online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican state lawmakers across the U.S. are trying to require schools to post all course materials online so parents can review them, part of a broader national push by the GO...

Divisive Brazilian right-wing philosopher, provocateur dies

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olavo de Carvalho, a leading light of Brazil’s conservative movement who stirred passions among both devotees and detractors, has died, according to a statement published Tuesday...

Florida district cancels seminar over race theory concerns

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — School administrators in a central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it had not been screened to make sure...

Florida could shield whites from 'discomfort' of racist past

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill pushed by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that would prohibit public schools and private businesses from making white people feel “discomfort” when they teach stud...

DeSantis: Critical race theory is "crap," vows to fight it

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling critical race theory “crap,” Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he'll push for legislation to ban teaching the concept in schools and to allow private...

Complaint: UF wants to ax 'critical race' from study title

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — University of Florida administrators told faculty members they couldn’t used the words “critical” and “race” together in describing a new concentration of study, out of fear that ...

China: How has a new 'historical resolution' cemented Xi Jinping's power?

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on Thursday approved a resolution that is set to consolidate President Xi Jinping's authority and cement his status as one of the most important leaders in Chines...

Opinion: Xi Jinping, China's eternal president

The title demands attention. 348 delegates of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have approved its third "Historical Resolution." The document, however, serves only o...

Dalai Lama: China's leaders 'don't understand variety of cultures'

TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticised the leaders of China on Wednesday saying they "don't understand the variety of different cultures" there ...

Rubio takes Big Business to task a year before election

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is taking Big Business to task. In an op-ed published Monday, the Republican from Florida called corporate America “the instrument of anti-...

Peru: Abimael Guzmán, head of Shining Path insurgency, dies

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Abimael Guzmán, the leader of the brutal Shining Path insurgency in Peru who was captured in 1992, died on Saturday in a military hospital after an illness. He was 86. ...

'Xi Jinping Thought' to be spread throughout China’s education system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Xi Jinping Thought” is set to be incorporated into the Chinese national curriculum in an effort to “establish Marxist belief” among the country&rs...

Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Local school boards around the country are increasingly becoming cauldrons of anger and political division, boiling with disputes over such issues as COVID-19 mask rules, the t...

China's leader Xi hands out medals amid party celebrations

BEIJING (AP) — Amid celebrations over the centenary of the ruling Communist Party, Chinese President Xi Jinping has awarded loyal party members with medals and called for adherence to Marxism. ...