Effort begins to get more Yale women Wikipedia pages

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A research scientist who worked at NASA and a chronic disease epidemiologist are just two of Yale University's renowned female graduates, professors and staff who have gone unm...

'Like quicksand': Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sea of shifting soybean kernels had risen to Jay Butterfield's knees inside a tall grain bin on his Ohio farm. "I knew I was in trouble then," the 70-year-o...

Closing time of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei adjusted to 6 p.m. in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The closing time of Shifen Waterfall Park (十分瀑布公園) in Pingxi District, New Taipei City for the next four months from June 1 to Sep. 30 has been adjusted to 6 p.m., an hour later ...

A singer goes missing in China's effort to erase Tiananmen

BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Th...

'Charming' Waimushan sea swim to take place this weekend in Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 3,200 meter Waimushan sea swim (外木山海上長泳) will take place in Keelung City (基隆市) at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday (May 26), United Daily reported. Participants will start the s...

Understanding China/CCP: Is Huawei’s ‘no-spy agreement’ really going to work?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Chinese company Huawei, founded in Shenzhen in 1987, has become one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of telecom equipment in the world. It claims to be a private ...

China totally bans Wikipedia ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --. Beijing has blocked all language editions of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday (May 15), reports Reuters. Samantha Lien, communicatio...

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images

WASHINGTON (AP) — The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media posts: plaques of anti-Semitic verses, talk of retr...

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images

WASHINGTON (AP) — The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media posts: plaques of anti-Semitic verses, talk of retr...

Summer Movie Preview: Capturing the essence of Elton John

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sir Elton John gave actor Taron Egerton some unlikely advice for portraying him in "Rocketman": Don't do an impression. Sing the songs the way you want. It was a fre...

Taichung Prefectural Hall in central Taiwan designated as national historic monument

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung Prefectural Hall (台中州廳), now Taichung City Hall, has been successfully upgraded from a municipal historic monument to national status in Jan. this year. Taichung Ci...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle route changes from May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwan Tourist Shuttle (台灣好行) routes in Taoyuan will be replaced by new routes starting May 1. This will enable passengers to "travel between transportation hu...

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

LONDON (AP) — The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creati...

EU to hold final vote on contentious copyright reform

A controversial reform on EU copyright law aimed at ensuring the rights of artists and news publishers in the digital age is to face a final vote by the bloc's member states on Monday. The vote wi...

EU Parliament approves controversial copyright reform

The European Parliament on Tuesday voted to approve a controversial new copyright law that hands more power to news publishers and record companies. The deal brings measures that would make platforms...