Pensacola gunman got around a ban on foreigners buying guns

Generally, foreigners are not allowed to buy guns in the United States. But there are exceptions written into federal law, which may explain how the Saudi flight student who shot three servicemen to d...

Video shows KMT lawmakers stage 'hand injury'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Dec. 7) that the much-ballyhooed "injury" suffered by a Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker on Friday (Dec. 6) was clearly staged. On Friday...

Frenchman found guilty in deadly kidnap attempts suicide

PARIS (AP) — A man has been hospitalized in critical condition after apparently trying to poison himself in a French courtroom when a judge pronounced him guilty of rape and kidnapping that led to dea...

Taiwan's New Party suggests caning to stop cyber bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Party candidate said at a press conference on Friday (Dec. 6) that the party would table an anti-cyberbullying bill if the party successfully secured a legislative s...

Parents sue Mississippi official over shared autopsy photos

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Parents of a late 21-year-old Mississippi man are suing a city official they say invited the public to view autopsy photos of their son and discuss the case. T...

5 people struck by trains within days in Washington state

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities have confirmed five people in three days have been hit by trains, including three fatally struck. KOMO-TV reported Wednesday that ...

Top AP photos of 2019 range from the epic to the intimate

Ours is a world of sweeping vistas, and intimate scenes. In 2019, Associated Press photographers captured both. A single Border Protection officer stands in the rain at the border; ...

DPP influencer accused of cyberbullying allegedly received funding from Taiwan govt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) revealed Thursday (Dec. 5) that pro-Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) social media influencer Slow Yang (楊蕙如) had been re...

Military says US sailor shot, wounded 3 civilian Department of Defense employees at Pearl Harbor before suicide

HONOLULU (AP) — Military says US sailor shot, wounded 3 civilian Department of Defense employees at Pearl Harbor before suicide.

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 4 The Los Angles Times on Rep. Duncan Hunter pleading guilty to misusing...

ICE: Protest at Louisiana jail ends after pepper spray used

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said migrants inside a Louisiana jail were pepper-sprayed to end their protest over prolonged detention. Spokesman Bryan Cox ...

My Cause My Cleats program adopted by 900-plus NFL players

Must be the shoes. Well, this week at least, it is all about the shoes. More specifically, the cleats being worn by more than 900 players in Week 14 NFL games as part of the My Cause...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2019. There are 27 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Dec. 4, ...

South Korean actor Cha In-ha dead at age 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead on Tuesday (Dec. 3), making him the third South Korean star to die within the past two months. On Tuesday evening, Cha's...

Prince Andrew’s accuser asks UK public for support

LONDON (AP) — The woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17 is asking the British public to support her quest for justice. Virgi...