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. AUDIO OF CHILDREN STOKES RAGE OVER SEPARATION A weeping c...

Germans put up united front at World Cup after Erdogan photo

MOSCOW (AP) — Germany is trying to look united ahead of its World Cup opener after a photo put the team at the center of a national debate over culture and identity. Mesut Ozil and I...

Trump's tariffs: What they are and how China is responding

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump just imposed tariffs on hundreds of Chinese products — from X-ray tubes to incinerators. And Beijing is striking back by targeting U.S. soybeans, b...

Kim's summit entourage includes 4 women, elderly lieutenants

SINGAPORE (AP) — Much attention will be on Kim Jong Un at his historic summit Tuesday with President Donald Trump. But the 34-year-old North Korean leader also brought a group of trusted lieutenants t...

Chinese politician Wang Yang praises Taiwan for protecting Chinese culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Leading Chinese politician Wang Yang (汪洋) praised Taiwan for protecting traditional Chinese culture as the Cultural Revolution in China destroyed its artifacts and traditi...

Leadership shift in Shanghai causes uncertainty over fate of Taipei-Shanghai Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A leadership change in Shanghai has added to the uncertainty of the fate of the Taipei-Shanghai Forum (雙城論壇) expected to be held in Taipei this year, reports said Wednesda...

Going it alone: US alienates allies before taking on Beijing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to slap tariffs on its top allies Thursday could weaken Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' hand as he travels to Beijing to try to fend...

China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on religious e...

Now 25 years in, Bettman is never off as NHL commissioner

NEW YORK (AP) — There's usually another guest at the table when Gary Bettman and his wife, Shelli, go out to dinner with other couples during the NHL playoffs. Friends come to accept...

Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized. ...

No plans to scrutinize books from China: Culture Minister

Taipei, May 11 (CNA) Taiwan's culture minister said Friday there are no plans to substantively review the contents of books from China in the wake of accusations that her ministry is carrying out ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 7, the 127th day of 2018. There are 238 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 7, 1915,...

Boycott China and avoid a trade war

ROCHESTER, NY () -- The U.S. and China are locked in negotiations both sides say they hope will avert a painful trade war. The Trump administration has threatened to impose a series of tariffs unle...

China allegedly waging 'psychological warfare' on Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Congressional Commission on China held a hearing on Thursday, April 26 to discuss China’s “Digital Authoritarianism and the Global Threat to Free Spee...

At summit with South, Kim accompanied by sister, generals

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — An influential young sister. North Korea's 90-year-old nominal head of state. A man believed to be behind attacks that killed 50 South Koreans in 2010. And the top foreign p...