In speech at Trump hotel, Gillibrand to call Trump a coward

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is calling President Donald Trump a "coward" who "punches down" and says that he is "tearing apart the moral fabric of our country....

Born into al-Qaida: Hamza bin Laden's rise to prominence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The boy is only 12 years old and looks even younger and smaller kneeling next to the wreckage of a helicopter, flanked by masked jihadis carrying Kalashnikov assault...

New York inaugurates its $25 billion mini-city, Hudson Yards

NEW YORK (AP) — A towering sculpture called Vessel — made up of 2,500 twisting steps the public can climb — is scheduled to open Friday as the visual centerpiece of Hudson Yards, a $25 billion urban c...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2019. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, 19...

Manafort family business defends name as cousin sits in jail

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — What do you do if you share a name with one of the most infamous figures to emerge from the special counsel's investigation into Russia? Paul Manafort's daugh...

Anti-Muslim signs at W. Va. Capitol roil state, draw outrage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An anti-Muslim poster outside the West Virginia House of Delegates chamber falsely connecting a freshman congresswoman to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has drawn strong rebuk...

Commemoration held at trade center site for 1993 bombing

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowd has marked the anniversary of the 1993 bombing at the old World Trade Center that foreshadowed 9/11. A bell tolled at the Sept. 11 memorial plaza on Tuesday t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2019. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1...

Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett was arrested in Chicago early Thursday, one day after prosecutors charged him with filing a false police report for what he claimed was a racist and homophobic att...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion i...

Slovakia to promote its children's books at Taipei book fair

The national booth Slovakia is setting up at the upcoming 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature children's books, as the landlocked country in Central Europe seeks to boost...

Taipei International Book Exhibition opens Feb. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition is to begin following the New Year holidays. CNA reports the fair will feature a number of stars including singer/songwrit...

YouTube promises to stop promoting misleading videos

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — If you believe the world is flat, don't count on YouTube recommending videos supporting your theory. That's because YouTube is promising to stop promoting so...

Tribute to 9/11 workers takes shape in granite country

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A memorial paying homage to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is taking shape in Vermont, where workers are chipping at and ...