Taiwan's envoy says she is not taking sides in US election

Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States said she is staying neutral on the U.S. presidential election because it is up to Americans, not people from other countries. "As a govern...

Meet K-Drama stars of new series 'KAIROS' on #TwitterBlueroom Live before its premiere

"Following Kpop, K-Drama is mesmerizing global fans--now on Twitter" Twitter announces the first live event of its kind for a K-Drama. Seungyun Kang of 'WINNER' will serve as the MC for 'T...

World Series draws record-low audience for 2nd night

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The World Series drew a record-low audience of television viewers for the second straight night. Tampa Bay’s 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 o...

Draw for European World Cup qualifying groups set for Dec. 7

ZURICH (AP) — The European qualifying groups for the 2022 World Cup will be drawn at FIFA headquarters on Dec. 7, soccer’s world body said Thursday. A gala ceremony with coaches of t...

Trump posts unedited '60 Minutes' interview before it airs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump posted his full, unedited interview with “60 Minutes” on Facebook before the show’s scheduled Sunday broadcast. The footage shows Trump growi...

Plot thickens over origins of pope's civil union endorsement

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Question swirled Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that ...

Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Zendaya won last month’s Emmy Award for top drama series actress, her triumph seemed to underscore the TV industry’s progress toward inclusivity. The “Euphori...

Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet for final debate

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their final debate Thursday (Oct. 22), one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumb...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 22, the 296th day of 2020. There are 70 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

COVID-19 deepens divide between Bangladesh's rural and urban students

Nine-year-old Subarna Akhter Sathi spends most of her days with friends at a local playground in Brahmanbaria, an eastern district of Bangladesh. Normally, Subarna would be in school or doing homework...

Thailand revokes emergency decree, protesters demand Prayuth resignation

Thailand's government on Thursday scrapped an emergency decree it imposed last week in Bangkok in an attempt to end months of student-led demonstrations. The emergency rules included a ban on pub...

Dodgers, Rays draw record-low TV World Series audience

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers' victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 drew a record-low audience of television viewers for a World Series game. Los Angeles' 8-3 ...

Thai protesters ask court to revoke order, continue rallies

BANGKOK (AP) — Student activists applied to a court Wednesday to revoke a state of emergency the government declared last week to try to rein in Thailand's growing protests. Demonstr...

Polish academics protest 'fundamentalist' education minister

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Activists dressed as security guards hung a banner over a Polish Education Ministry building early Wednesday to protest the appointment of a new minister whom they consider to be...

Disney’s Fox Sports to shut down 3 channels in Taiwan on Jan.1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Disney Group’s Fox Sports International announced Wednesday (Oct. 21) that it will stop broadcasting its three television sports channels in Taiwan on Jan. 1, 20...