Rent strike idea gaining steam during coronavirus crisis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With millions of people suddenly out of work and rent due at the first of the month, some tenants are vowing to go on a rent strike until the coronavirus pandemic subsides. ...

Water shutoffs in sharp focus amid coronavirus outbreak

DETROIT (AP) — The advice is simple and universal: Washing your hands with soap and water is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But for millions o...

Dems look to Michigan primary as testing ground for November

DETROIT (AP) — Ask Arlene Williams about President Donald Trump's promises to bring back auto industry jobs that have evaporated across Michigan and she'll point with irony to the Chevy Blazer. ...

Guyana elects leader as vast oil boom dawns

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana voted for a new government on Monday in a bruising fight for control of a tiny South American country whose oil revenues in the next decade could make it one of the we...

Online misinformation fuels doubt as 2020 vote kicks off

Well before Iowans cast the first ballots of the 2020 presidential race, an insidious campaign to seed distrust in the election process was already underway. Conservative and liberal...

Trump ally Meadows won't seek reelection, teases 'options'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, a top conservative ally of President Donald Trump, said Thursday he won't seek reelection next year and said his work with the Trum...

Trump to face limits of his power in impeachment hearings

NEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confrontin...

Trump to face limits of his power in impeachment hearings

NEW YORK (AP) — For three years, Donald Trump has unapologetically defied the conventions of the American presidency. On Wednesday, he comes face to face with the limits of his power, confronting an i...

Analysis: Trump, Johnson and the messiness of democracy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — One leads the world's most powerful country. He ricocheted across the United Nations this week, talked about putting America first, sent several annoyed tweets and suddenly found...

White House ‘Purchase Taiwan’ petition feeds Chinese sovereignty claims

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – American citizens reading this article may well have found themselves browsing the "We the People" White House petition site during an idle moment. If you ...

MOFA says Taiwan 'not for sale' in response to White House petition to buy Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a petition calling for the U.S. to purchase Taiwan surfaced on Tuesday (Aug. 27) on the White House's petition website, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

Petition to ‘purchase Taiwan’ emerges on White House website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A proposal for the U.S. government to purchase Taiwan has emerged on the We the People webpage, the White House's online petitioning system. Titled “Purchase ...

250,000 sign petition urging Chinese, HK officials who support extradition bill to be barred from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An online petition calling for the revocation of U.S. citizenship and visas from Chinese and Hong Kong officials who back the controversial extradition bill has received over 2...

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997

BEIJING (AP) — On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny." ...

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997

BEIJING (AP) — On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny." ...