A final bow for 'Miss Val,' UCLA's Kondos Field to retire

Valorie Kondos Field nearly quit while she was behind. Nearly. Her first year as the women's gymnastics coach at UCLA in 1991 didn't go as planned. Neither did the second. Frustrated...

Michelle Obama to visit 10 cities for 'Becoming' book tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama will visit 10 cities to promote her memoir "Becoming," a tour featuring arenas and other performing centers to accommodate crowds far too big for any bookstore. ...

MACK photobook exhibition comes to MOOM Bookstore in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Bookworms in Taiwan should take note, for the rest of September, British publisher MACK has teamed up with Taipei’s MOOM bookstore to offer a unique exhibition of pho...

Alleged gang leader questioned about shootings outside Taipei mall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following at least three incidents involving different men firing guns in the air outside a Taipei shopping mall, police brought in a suspected gang leader for questioning, repo...

A journalist sees her worlds collide in nerve agent attack

SALISBURY, England (AP) — On a sunny afternoon, four figures in hazmat suits trawl among the swings and slides of Salisbury's Queen Elizabeth Gardens, looking for clues. Two of them ...

Causeway Bay Books owner confirms no Taipei store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Hong Kong-based Causeway Bay Books manager Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) confirmed Aug. 7 that he will not reopen his bookstore in Taipei after all this year ho...

MOCA Taipei’s exhibition explores intricate relationship of technology and justice in modern era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thirty years after the concept of transitional justice began to sweep across the globe, have we moved towards a more just world? The Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (MO...

Winners of Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants announced

The fifth Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants were announced Saturday, with eight migrant workers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam depicting such themes in their works as longing for fami...

7 Reasons why Taiwan is the best LGBT destination in Asia

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) bullyboy tactics have been having a good week. Not only have US Airlines caved into CCP demands over the use of the name Taiwan, but the East Asian ...

Entrust Datacard TruCredential ID Creator Software Goes Mobile

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2018--Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced the release of TruCredential 7.5 softw...

Taipei’s Nanxi District owes its tourist appeal to its fusion of old and new, artsy air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Characterized by its fusion of fashion vibes and elements evoking nostalgic memories and humanistic traits, Taipei's Nanxi (南西) Commercial District is poised to become...

Archivist, bookseller charged in $8M rare book theft scheme

A library archivist and an antique bookseller are charged with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps and photographs from a Pittsburgh library over a 20-year period. ...

Amazon Publishing’s Abigail Strom, author of Tell Me, Wins Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Tonight, Abigail Strom’s novel, , was awarded the Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award for Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length. Tell Me was pu...

Amazon Publishing’s Abigail Strom, author of Tell Me, Wins Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Tonight, Abigail Strom’s novel, , was awarded the Romance Writers of America 2018 RITA Award for Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length. Tell Me was pu...

After New York's electoral upset, eyes turn to Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley knew it was going to be tough mounting a primary challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman in Massachusetts, a state that often rewards politicians with near-lifet...