Trump fires agency head who vouched for 2020 vote security

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Nov. 17) fired the director of the federal agency that vouched for the reliability of the 2020 election. Trump fired Christopher Krebs in a tweet, saying his...

Trump appears to acknowledge for first time that Biden could succeed him

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Friday (Nov. 13) he would never put the United States into a coronavirus lockdown but said “time will tell” if another administration takes office i...

China congratulates Biden on being elected US president

China on Friday (Nov. 13) became one of the last major countries to congratulate Joe Biden on being elected U.S. president. China, along with Russia, avoided joining the throng of governments that ...

Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain to reprise his role as his chief of staff, installing an aide with decades of experience in the top role in his White House. ...

Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will inherit a vulnerable economic recovery under threat from a resurgent virus, likely with a divided Congress that will hinder his ability to address the challenges. ...

Pompeo voices confidence for 'second Trump administration,' then softens tone on post-election transition

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced confidence on Tuesday (Nov. 10) that once every “legal” vote was counted, it would lead to a “second Trump administration,” appearing...

China, Russia hold off on congratulating Biden; US allies rally round

China and Russia held off congratulating U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday (Nov. 9), with Beijing saying it would follow the usual custom in its response and the Kremlin noting incumbent Donald...

Japan should brace for 'leaderless era' as U.S. turns inward, adviser to PM says

A prominent economic adviser to Japan’s prime minister says Tokyo should prepare for a “leaderless era” as U.S. global leadership gradually withers, and expand other strategic ties w...

Taiwan theme park apologizes for Trump tombstone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese theme park on Tuesday (Nov. 10) issued a formal apology for a tombstone with President Donald Trump's name marked on it at what appeared to be a demonic fu...

Trump fires Esper as Pentagon chief after election defeat

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday (Nov. 9), an unprecedented move by a president struggling to accept election defeat and angry at a Pentagon leader he believes ...

Chinese scholars expect Biden’s victory to ease US-China tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese scholars are predicting that tensions between the U.S. and China will subside as a result of President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Although Beijing has remai...

Video shows Trump tombstone, demon funeral at Taiwan theme park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after news broke that President-elect Joe Biden had defeated President Donald Trump in the U.S. 2020 presidential election, a tombstone marked "Trump" was ...

Taiwan KMT chairman congratulates Biden on election victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leader of Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), on Sunday (Nov. 8) congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris o...

Transcript of President-elect Joe Biden's victory speech

The following is the transcript of President-elect Joe Biden's victory speech Saturday night in Wilmington, Del., as delivered. Provided by the Biden campaign: ___ My fellow Americans, the p...

Taiwan president congratulates Biden on election win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Nov. 8) congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory in the 2020 U.S. Pre...