Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White ...

Photo of the Day: Painful massage in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This colorful mural found on a wall at a riverside park in Taipei appears to show a customer getting more than they bargained for from a deep tissue massage. The photo ...

US Catholic priests beset by overwork, isolation, scandals

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — More than a century ago, waves of Catholic immigrants from Ireland, Poland and Quebec settled in Chicopee and other western Massachusetts mill towns, helping build churches, rec...

US Catholic priests beset by overwork, isolation, scandals

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — More than a century ago, waves of Catholic immigrants from Ireland, Poland and Quebec settled in Chicopee and other western Massachusetts mill towns, helping build churches, rec...

Russia awaits sanctions from World Anti-Doping Agency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency began a meeting Monday to judge the latest allegations of Russian corruption in international sports. There is evidence to s...

KMT leads DPP in Taiwan legislator-at-large election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An online poll revealed by Yahoo News on Monday (Dec. 9) shows Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) leading the Kuomintang's (K...

Taiwan KMT justifies shoving of 'strange auntie' cop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker Chen Yi-min (陳宜民) apologized on Saturday (Dec. 7) for shoving a female police officer on Friday (Dec. 6) — but the official KMT response to...

European shares fall, Asia advances after Wall Street rally

Tokyo (AP) — Shares fell in Europe early Monday after a day of gains in Asia. Investors were encouraged by a wave of buying late last week on Wall Street that was spurred by strong ...

Taiwan's guide to the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nine years ago when Justin Liu (賈斯丁) went to the Philippines to teach Mandarin and fulfill his duty as a substitute civilian serviceman, he became enthralled by the countr...

Chinese library burns religious and pro-democracy publications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A library in Gansu, China, announced in October that it would start to examine its collections and remove publications that encouraged thoughts against the Chinese Communi...

Quake rattles Tuscany, no injuries reported

ROME (AP) — An earthquake struck Tuscany north of Florence on Monday, sending frightened people into the street in the middle of the night and slightly damaging some buildings. Mayo...

Beijing orders removal of foreign computer equipment from government offices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Government offices and public institutions in China have been ordered to replace foreign computers and software within three years, Financial Times reported on Monday (Dec...

Weekend Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL LSU will play Oklahoma and Ohio State will face defending national champion Clemson in the College Football Playoff. The selection committee revea...

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

LONDON (AP) — Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history since World War II. The polarized electorate now has a critical choice to make -- but...

Taiwan's I-Mei Foods invests NT$3 billion to expand biomedicine campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — I-Mei Foods Co. is further expanding its footprint in Taoyuan and aims to become Asia's third-largest freeze vacuum drying service provider, with the lofty goal of pro...