Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 12 The Los Angeles Times on the U.S. Supreme Court hearing on efforts to overturn the Deferred...

The Latest: Johnson visits flood-hit area, to cold reception

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on campaigning for Britain's general election (all times local): 12:05 p.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received a frosty rece...

Taipei jumps to No.44 on global innovative cities list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei jumped 16 places on a global list of innovative cities to reach No.44 this year, reports said Wednesday (November 13). The list, by Australia’s 2thinknow, ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO ARE ABOUT TO BECOME HOUSEHOLD NAMES Diplomats and car...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate’s choice breaks ethnic balance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in more than three decades, the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket will feature two candidates from the same ethnic group, remarked Taiwan Public Opin...

WFP chief vows more 'aggressive' action on sexual harassment

CAIRO (AP) — The leader of the World Food Program is vowing to go after abusers in the wake of an internal survey that detailed multiple allegations of rape and sexual harassment of its female staffer...

Quake widely felt across Hawaii's Big Island, but no damage

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A moderate earthquake has been felt across Hawaii's Big Island, but there are no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.9 qu...

AP-NORC poll: Many say high school diploma enough to succeed

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The...

Liz Weston: What to do if your parents need financial help

Most parents in the U.S. provide some sort of financial support to their adult children, multiple surveys have found. But often, financial aid goes the other way. A 2015 survey by TD...

APNewsBreak: Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time, part of a broader plan to sp...

Poll suggests Tsai maintains lead even if PFP enters election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the 2020 election just two months away, a poll shows incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has extended her lead over the K...

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social...

Number of Taiwanese billionaires rises to 40, including 1 woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of billionaires in Taiwan increased from 35 to 40 last year and now also includes a woman, according to an annual survey by PwC and Swiss bank UBS. While the...

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social...

Trump campaign launching black outreach effort for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the 2016 campaign, candidate Donald Trump stood in front of largely white crowds and asked black voters to consider, "What the hell do you have to lose?" Fou...