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7 Illinois Republicans seek to replace Duckworth in Senate

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Seven candidates are seeking the Republican nomination in the primary Tuesday for U.S. Senate in Illinois, with the winner taking on incumbent Democrat Sen. Tammy Duckworth. ...

China demands US stop trade talks with Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Thursday accused Washington of jeopardizing peace after U.S. envoys began trade talks with Taiwan aimed at deepening relations with the self-ruled island democracy...

US senator visits Taiwan as China ups military threat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday reiterated America's support for Taiwan on her second visit in a year to the self-governing island claimed by China. Duckwo...

US Senator Duckworth tells President Tsai Taiwan is not alone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States will not only support Taiwan in defense matters, but will also make sure the country does not have to struggle alone, visiting Senator Tammy Duckworth to...

US Senator Duckworth makes surprise visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and her delegation landed in Taiwan on Monday (May 30) as part of a surprise visit that is slated to last until June 1. Unlike her previous...

30 Chinese military aircraft intrude on Taiwan's ADIZ as US Senator arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) reports that 30 Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday (May 30), ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 12, the 71st day of 2022. There are 294 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Marc...

Kaine, with long COVID himself, introduces research bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two years after getting COVID-19, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine says he still has mild symptoms. Kaine joined two fellow Democratic senators, Edward Markey of Mass...

NAACP urges federal charges in Laquan McDonald's killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, on Tuesday urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to bring federal civil rights charges against the white Chicago police off...

Taiwan VP repeats accusation China blocked COVID vaccine access

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on his way back from a diplomatic trip to Honduras repeated the accusation that China blocked the country from getting COVID-19 vaccines ...

Taiwan president thanks VP for deepening ties with allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Vice President Lai Ching-te’s (賴清德) return from a diplomatic trip to Honduras, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) thanked him and the delegation for “compl...

Taiwan VP returns home from eventful trip to Honduras, US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met with dozens of U.S. politicians and experts during layovers in Los Angeles and San Francisco during his trip to attend Honduran Presi...

Reaction to Bob Dole's death from US dignitaries, veterans

U.S. dignitaries and military veterans are mourning former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, a World War II veteran and former Republican presidential candidate who served in Congress for 36 years. Dol...

Pentagon boosts housing money for troops, as hunger persists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will increase housing payments for troops in key areas and look for ways to combat hunger across the force, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced Wednesday, in the de...

Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It’s a hidden crisis that has existed for years inside one of the most well-funded institutions on the planet and has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. As many as 160,000...