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Report details Trump's all-out bid to undo election results

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn his 2020 election defeat brought the Justice Department to the brink of chaos, and prompted top officials there and at the White House...

4 US congressmen call on Biden to normalize diplomatic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four U.S. congressmen have penned a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden, calling on him to re-establish formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan. On China's national ...

NBA denies Warriors' Wiggins vaccination exemption request

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The NBA has denied Andrew Wiggins' request for a vaccination exemption, leaving the Golden State Warriors swingman ineligible to play home games until he meets San Francisco's ...

Congressmen call for lifting of reimposed limits on DoD personnel traveling to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. congressmen have submitted an amendment to exempt Department of Defense (DoD) personnel from restrictions the Biden administration has reimposed on interactions w...

US members of Congress back Taiwan’s case for UN membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two members of the United States House of Representatives have written a letter to the American ambassador to the United Nations asking her to back Taiwan’s cause, r...

Republican Lance Gooden calls for US to establish official ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Republican Congressman Lance Gooden has tweeted calling for the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. Gooden said his country must renew its ...

US House passes bill banning purchase of maps depicting Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (July 29) passed an appropriations bill that includes an amendment that would prohibit the U.S. State Department from purcha...

US vows unwavering support for Taiwan on global scale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Naz Durakoglu, principal deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Legislative Affairs, said on Friday (July 23) that U.S. support for Taiwan...

US congressmen warn of potential for 'Chinese mischief' amid unrest in Haiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. congressmen have warned the Biden administration that China could choose to capitalize on the unrest in Taiwan's diplomatic ally following the recent assassin...

US Congressman sees Taiwan as member of Asian NATO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Representative Scott Perry has put forth a proposal for a “Taiwan PLUS Act,” which would see the nation become a member of an Asian version of th...

House renews push to expand background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emboldened by their majorities in the House and Senate, Democrats are making a new push to enact the first major new gun control laws in more than two decades -- starting with strict...

US congressmen introduce bill to end 'one-China' policy, normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American congressmen Tom Tiffany (R-WI) and Scott Perry (R-PA) on Monday (March 1) announced that they had introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "...

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning at...

Pelosi out to block Trump if disputed election ends in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single House race in Montana could determine the presidential election. Or it could be one in Minnesota. Or Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan or even Alaska — all d...

Knicks bring Tom Thibodeau back to New York as new coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Thibodeau brought the Chicago Bulls to their greatest success since Michael Jordan. He returned the Minnesota Timberwolves to the playoffs after a 13-year absence...