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Ukraine updates: Russia confirms death of general

Russian authorities confirmed that Major General Vladimir Zavadsky has died, following Ukrainian reports last week. Zavadsky, deputy commander of the 14th Army Corps of the Northern Fleet, died "...

Taiwan opposition parties fail to unite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou (郭台銘) did not get what he hoped for after a meeting he organized between Taiwan’s opposition parties failed to yield a deal on Thursday (Nov. 23). Durin...

Israel-Hamas hostage deal edges closer despite fierce fighting in Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Hamas gunmen battled Israeli forces trying to push into Gaza's largest refugee camp on Sunday, but despite the fighting U.S. and Israeli officials said a deal to...

Taiwan Costco Black Friday sales kick off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco Taiwan kicked off its seventh annual Black Friday event at all 14 of its Taiwan branches on Monday (Nov. 20). Inspired by Black Friday, the traditional start of ...

Top Taipei Thanksgiving feast options for 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those hankering for a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offer either ...

Renaissance of Bunun Millet Culture: Growing Native Varieties Under the Garden Program

In recent years a number of young Bunun indigenous people have been returning to their hometowns and, through millet cultivation, have begun a renaissance of fading traditional millet culture. From on...

Back at old job, Anthony Mackie lends star power to New Orleans' post-Ida roof repair effort

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Movie star Anthony Mackie was back in his home town — and back at an old job — as he took part in a program to repair roofs damaged by natural disasters for people who aren’t financ...

Biden administration announces $600M to produce COVID tests and will reopen website to order them

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to agai...

Taiwan's Yang Ming Marine pessimistic about shipping demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yang Ming Marine (2609.TW) laid out a number of factors that continue to drag down the global shipping industry at an investor meeting on Wednesday (Sept. 20). Despite ...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Florida, Florida State, Miami ranked together for 1st time since 2017

The state of Florida's big three is back in the AP Top 25. Florida State, Miami and Florida were all ranked in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday. The last time that ha...

Alex Murdaugh makes his first appearance in court since his murder trial

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Alex Murdaugh appeared publicly for the first time since his murder trial at a Thursday state court hearing over the slew of financial crimes allegedly committed by the disbarred...

Jets' loss of Aaron Rodgers is reminiscent of other QB injuries for Super Bowl contenders

Longtime New York Jets fans are all too familiar with the pain that comes from having a promising season derailed as soon as it started by a quarterback injury. Twenty-four years to the ...

More about culture than competition, HBCU classics are like a family reunion in the Black community

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — As a crowd made its way into the nearby football stadium, a father watched his two sons toss a ball back and forth. Hot dogs sizzled on a smoky charcoal grill nearby. ...

Let skeeters feed on you for science? Welcome to front lines of mosquito control

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It's lunchtime at the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District and a colony of sabethes cyaneus — also known as the paddle-legged beauty for its feathery appendages and iridesc...

Maui beckons tourists, and their dollars, to stave off economic disaster after wildfires

KAHULUI, Hawaii (AP) — Richie Olsten has been in Maui's helicopter tour business for a half century, so long he's developed a barometer for the tourism-dependent economy: rental cars parked at the isl...