AIT chairman to visit Taiwan next week

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday that its chairman, James Moriarty, will visit Taiwan from March 1-7, his eighth trip to the country since he assumed the post in October 2016....

Former French prime minister and wife go on trial for fraud

PARIS (AP) — He could have been president of France. Instead, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is going on trial to face fraud charges after he used public funds to richly pay his wife and childr...

Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

Editor's note: During his presidency, Barack Obama in fact signed several pieces of legislation pertaining to Taiwan into law, including the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 13, the 44th day of 2020. There are 322 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 13, ...

What to watch in New Hampshire's primary on Tuesday night

The Democratic presidential race is deeply unsettled heading into the New Hampshire primary. It may be up to the state to put some structure around the chaotic contest, with Iowa being unable to decla...

Bolivia's exiled Morales heads to Cuba for medical treatment

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who has been in exile in Argentina, went to Cuba on Monday for medical treatment, Argentina's president said. Pr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2020. There are 328 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 1964...

The Latest: Yang campaign lays off staff after Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Democrat Andrew Yang is restructuring his presidential campaign by layin...

Stocks eke out gains in early trading after gains in Asia

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street following big gains in Asia after China cut tariffs on U.S. goods and promised tax cuts and other help to businesses reeling from the ...

Lawyers to ICC: Free Ivory Coast's Gbagbo unconditionally

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lawyers for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo urged International Criminal Court judges Thursday to lift conditions they imposed on him last ...

This week's American turmoil, seen through allies' eyes

For American politics, it’s been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most co...

Trump courts black voters, but opposition remains deep

DETROIT (AP) — President Donald Trump brought African American guests to his State of the Union speech, ran a Super Bowl ad boasting how he’s making the criminal justice system more equitable for blac...

TV news ready to shift gears after impeachment saga ends

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's vote to acquit President Donald Trump not only ended the impeachment saga Wednesday, it shut off the source of hours of programming for television news networks. ...

Impeachment takeaways: Trump's iron grip, McConnell delivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate appears virtually certain to acquit President Donald Trump on two impeachment charges as GOP lawmakers rail against what they say is a rushed process...

Poland's presidential vote set for May 10; incumbent in race

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's next presidential election has been set for May 10, and if no candidate gets more than 50% of the vote, a runoff will be held two weeks later, parliament Speaker Elzbiet...