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'Twitter philanthropy' reveals chasms in social safety net

Single father Billy Price was already struggling to make ends meet before someone broke into his Michigan storage unit, stole his identity and ruined his credit. Price filed a police...

Defense: 'Wrong person on trial' in death, beheading

KEENE, N.H. (AP) — The lawyer for a New Hampshire man accused of killing his wife's co-worker after he discovered they were texting — and then forcing her to behead him — told jurors at the start of h...

California tribe confronts crisis of missing, murdered women

YUROK RESERVATION, Calif. (AP) — The young mother had behaved erratically for months, hitchhiking and wandering naked through two Native American reservations and a small town clustered along Northern...

Taiwan legislator pushes for law amendment after experiencing dating violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) issued a statement on Thursday (Dec. 2) to talk about her next move a day after admitting in public that sh...

Taiwan’s stalking prevention bill signed into law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Stalking and Harassment Prevention Act (跟蹤騷擾防制法) was signed into law by President Tsai In-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Dec. 1) and will go into effect six months after its ...

1 in 5 women in Taiwan has been in abusive relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One in five women in Taiwan has fallen victim to an abusive relationship, according to a report published by the Ministry of Health and Welfare on Tuesday (Nov. 30). Co...

Former lover of woman who plotted to kill husband found dead

SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — The former lover and later informant against a Florida woman convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband has died. Mohamed Shihadeh, 40, w...

Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking

When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrin...

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go's in Rock Hall on first try

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go's were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole Ki...

China's aggression will get it no love: Palauan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau's President Surangel Whipps Jr. likened China's approach to diplomacy to an abusive relationship on Monday (March 30), the third day of the Pacific island...

Protesters say out with Cyprus' 'Satanic' Eurovision entry

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dozens of Orthodox Christian faithful held up wooden crosses and sang Church hymns outside of Cyprus' state broadcaster on Saturday to demand the withdrawal o...

Cyprus Church says 'satanic' Eurovision entry must be yanked

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Orthodox Church of Cyprus on Tuesday called for the withdrawal of the country’s controversial entry into this year’s Eurovision song contest titled “El Diablo,” charging tha...

Top French political expert accused of incestuous sex abuse

PARIS (AP) — The prosecutor for Paris opened an investigation Tuesday into accusations of incestuous sexual abuse involving a prominent French political expert, Olivier Duhamel. Par...

FKA twigs sues Shia LaBeouf, alleging abusive relationship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer FKA twigs filed a lawsuit Friday alleging that Shia LaBeouf was physically and emotionally abusive during their relationship from 2018 to 2019, saying her experience was part...

Projects to focus on missing, murdered Indigenous peoples

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and five other states will participate in pilot projects to better coordinate investigative efforts surrounding cases of missing or murdered Indigenous peoples, U.S. Atto...