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US Rep Mace of South Carolina has COVID for second time

U.S. Rep Nancy Mace of South Carolina has contracted COVID-19 for a second time, saying Monday the infection is milder than her first and that she has been fully vaccinated since last spring. ...

Rastafari want more legal marijuana for freedom of worship

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mosiyah Tafari banged on drums and chanted psalms with other Rastafari in a ballroom where the smoke of frankincense mixed with the fragrant smell of marijuana — which his faith ...

20 US congressmen back bill calling for normalized ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced earlier this year calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one-China" policy and restore diplomatic relations with Taiwan has quietly gained a...

Turning outrage into power: How far right is changing GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy appears to have settled on a strategy to deal with a handful of Republican lawmakers who have stirred outrage with violent, racist and sometimes ...

US congresswoman says use of 'Republic of Taiwan' 100% deliberate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Representative Nancy Mace stated Sunday (Nov. 28) that she had used the name "Republic of Taiwan" on purpose while visiting the country last week. On Nov...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan; China conducts military patrols

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm America's “rock-solid” support for the self-governing isl...

China sends 8 aircraft into Taiwan’s ADIZ during visit US Congress members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As five members of the United States House of Representatives were visiting Taiwan, China sent eight military aircraft into the country’s air defense identification ...

Taiwan to station Veterans Affairs Council envoy in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council will post an envoy in Washington, D.C., in January, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told visiting members of the United States Cong...

US congresswoman describes landing in 'Republic of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congresswoman on Thursday (Nov. 25) announced on Twitter that she had landed in the "Republic of Taiwan" as she joined a delegation of U.S. lawmakers on a...

U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan, plan to meet senior leaders

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers are in Taiwan on Friday in a surprise one-day visit, said the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy. The lawmakers from the U.S...

Busy US congress delegation visits government ministries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congressional delegation touched down at around 10:10 p.m. at Taipei’s Songshan Airport on Thursday (Nov. 25). Led by Mark Takano, chairperson of the U.S. ...

US lawmakers meet with Taiwan president on visit to Taipei

Five US lawmakers met with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday morning during their visit to Taipei to reaffirm Washington's support for the island. The members of the US House of Re...

Taiwan foreign ministry welcomes 2nd US congressional delegation of month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Nov. 25) welcomed a second U.S. congressional delegation this month. The 17-member group, which arrived at Taipei&rs...

GOP Rep. Mace's bill would federally decriminalize marijuana

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina introduced legislation Monday to federally decriminalize marijuana, a measure she said would give states freer rein to pass their own...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Toronto Star on Glasgow climate summit and the credibility of governments: ...