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US allows more baby formula imports to fight shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden’s administration announced steps Monday to ease a nationwide shortage of baby formula, including reopening the largest do...

Does the US focus on aid for Ukraine make Taiwan more vulnerable to Chinese invasion?

In the famous Thirty-Six Stratagems (三十六計), a classic of Chinese war strategy, the fourth stratagem states "wait at ease for the fatigued enemy (以逸待勞)." What does this mean? The smart advers...

Biden's leadership of Democrats faces test in next primaries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In his telling, President Joe Biden's political philosophy is rooted in Pennsylvania, where the son of Scranton grew up watching families struggle to make ends meet. ...

US president signs legislation supporting Taiwan's observer status at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden signed off on legislation that supports Taiwan’s observer status at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) ...

Biden calls to congratulate presumptive Philippine president

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden called Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday to congratulate him over his apparent landslide victory in the Philippine presidential election, Manila’s am...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 7 The Washington Post says Jan. 6 should have been a turning point in US politics ...

Jill Biden was president's eyes, ears on trip to Ukraine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The first telephone call Jill Biden made from her black SUV after an unannounced meeting with her Ukrainian counterpart inside the embattled country was to her husband, Pre...

Jill Biden to meet Ukrainian refugees during border visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — For weeks, first lady Jill Biden has been transfixed by the news coming out of Ukraine, by the bombings and scenes of “parents weeping over their children’s broken bodies in the stre...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 29 The New York Times believes the Federal Reserve should take a measured approach to address...

What does Ukraine mean for Taiwan?

Russia and the PRC are mirror images of aggression The similarities between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a possible People's Republic of China (PRC) invasion of Taiwan are self-evident. ...

Jill Biden to meet Ukrainian refugees in Romania, Slovakia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden will spend Mother's Day meeting with Ukrainian mothers and children who fled for their lives after Russian President Vladimir Putin opened war against Ukraine, the White H...

GOP's Quarles announces run for Kentucky governor in 2023

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has entered the state's 2023 governor's race, looking to cultivate his ties to Republican rural areas into a winning formula in what's shaping up as a hi...

GOP's Quarles announces run for Kentucky governor in 2023

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced Saturday night that he will enter the 2023 governor's race, joining what's shaping up to be a crowded Republican contest to select a nominee to...

Activists keep up pressure as Biden weighs student debt move

WASHINGTON (AP) — For student loan activists, the week began with hope as President Joe Biden gave his clearest indication that he was considering canceling federal debt rather than simply allowing bo...

Biden, Mexican president confer on migration, diplomacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Mexico's Andres Manuel López Obrador agreed in a phone call Friday to do more to promote “just, humane and effective efforts to reduce irregular migration" at...