49ers' Super Bowl run has similarities to 1981 title team

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A first-time NFL coach turning a losing franchise into a contender in his third year and getting the label of an offensive genius. A charismatic quarterbac...

US CDC bootlicks Beijing with map lumping Taiwan in with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In its situation summary on the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) posted an erroneous map that includes Taiwan as a part of Commu...

Tibetans in Taiwan praise US for defending human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill to strengthen U.S. policy in support of Tibet moved forward in Congress on Wednesday (Dec. 18), passing with unanimous approval. The Tibetan Policy and Support A...

Asian shares lower on jitters over US policy toward China

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia after talk of limits on U.S. stock listings by Chinese companies undermined optimism over progress in trade negotiations. Chinese manu...

Iran Foreign Ministry dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, calling it part of US policy of 'maximum lies'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran Foreign Ministry dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, calling it part of US policy of 'maximum lies'

Why Trump shouldn't run the North Korea playbook on Iran

US President Donald Trump calls his administration's strategy for keeping nuclear weapons away from Iran and containing a nuclear North Korea "maximum pressure" - a tough-talking, sancti...

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. HOUSE VOTE CONDEMNS TRUMP'S TWEETS The Democratic-led U.S...

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americ...

Trump administration reviews human rights' role in US policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will review the role of human rights in American foreign policy, appointing a commission expected to elevate concerns about religious freedom and abo...

Judge weighs new US policy keeping asylum seekers locked up

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Friday will hear a challenge to a new Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum seekers locked up while they pursue their cases, inst...

US under Trump takes step towards recognizing Taiwan as a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past several months, and especially the last few weeks, it appears that the United States under the Trump administration is taking a much clearer stance on relati...

Why Russia, Iran seek deeper ties with North Korea

Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, welcoming him with a lavish reception in the East Russian city of Vladivostok. The picture was at odds with ...

Why Russia, Iran seek deeper ties with North Korea

Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, welcoming him with a lavish reception in the eastern city of Vladivostok. The picture was at odds with the c...

Spain wants EU to challenge US policy in Cuba

MADRID (AP) — A senior official says that the Spanish government is asking the European Union to challenge a U.S. move to allow lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from A...

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties

The Trump administration will ramp up pressure against Cuba by allowing US nationals to file lawsuits against foreign companies doing business on the island. The major policy shift sets the stage for...