Senate report urges shuttering China's Confucius Institutes at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have once again raised alarm over the operations of China’s “Confucius Institutes” which operate over 100 such institutes in 44 out of 50 ...

US Senate confirms William Barr to head DOJ as Attorney General

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr was sworn in Thursday for his second stint as the nation’s attorney general, taking the helm of the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller inve...

Kobach says he's seriously considering US Senate bid in 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. He told The Associated Press on Friday: "I am seriously consideri...

US Senator to reintroduce TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, signaled his intention to reintroduce the proposed “TAIPEI Act” to the Senate, in a tweet on Jan. 6. The “Ta...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 2 USA Today on the partial government shutdown and Trump's demand for bi...

UAE backs Saudi rebuke of US Senate over Khashoggi killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has thrown its support behind Saudi Arabia's rebuke of the U.S. Senate, which passed a resolution last week blaming Saudi Crown Prince Moham...

China: RSF and coalition of NGOs demand Google abandon Project Dragonfly

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as a member of a coalition of 60 NGOs wrote to Google's CEO on Dec. 11 demanding he abandon the development of a censored search engine for the Chin...

US Senate passes ARIA bill to promote regular arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The U.S. Senate passed a proposal on Dec. 5. that would allow top officials to visit Taiwan, along with furthering a comprehensive cooperation between the two countries. Sena...

Last US Senate race of midterms up for vote in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters are deciding the last U.S. Senate race of the midterms, choosing between a white Republican Senate appointee backed by President Donald Trump and a black Democ...

As Florida recount wraps up, little change in US Senate race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With just hours to go, most Florida counties had finished their hand recount in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race. The smattering of results publicly ...

Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recount

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott an...

The Latest: Ad in US Senate race uses image of lynching

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A political ad uses a 1930 photo of a white cr...

The Latest: Democrats focusing on Mississippi US Senate race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local): 3:10 p.m. National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi...

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle ...

Arizona GOP sues to limit mail-in ballots in US Senate race

PHOENIX (AP) — Republicans filed a lawsuit Wednesday night to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding vo...