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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 8 The Wall Street Journal on Trump's Senate nominees: Donald Trump now has t...

British track coach banned for life for sexual misconduct

LONDON (AP) — The coach who helped British track and field star Jessica Ennis-Hill to Olympic and world titles was effectively banned for life Tuesday for misconduct including “sexually physical behav...

Parkland shooter's prosecutor had bloody facts on his side

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The prosecutor seeking to sentence Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz to death let the facts speak for themselves as he presented his case: terrifying witness accounts; h...

Taiwan human rights activist calls Pelosi gutsy for standing up to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese human rights activist has shared his observations about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who he commends for being gutsy in defiance of Chinese coercion. Ya...

If China shot down Pelosi’s airplane, US would retaliate massively: Newt Gingrich

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former US House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich, who visited Taiwan in 1997, said in an interview with Fox News on Tuesday (Aug. 2) that House Speaker Nancy Pelos...

Ex-F1 race director Masi says he received death threats

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One's former race director Michael Masi has described the abuse he received on social media following last season's controversial call at the season-ending Abu Dhabi G...

Miami school board reverses itself, approves sex ed textbook

MIAMI (AP) — The board for Florida’s largest school district rescinded a decision made last week that rejected new sex education textbooks for middle and high school students. The de...

China accuses US of 'navigation bullying' in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China blasted a top U.S. Navy official Friday after he criticized Beijing’s increasingly aggressive actions in the South China Sea, saying it's America’s military deployment...

German Cabinet approves draft legislation to protect whistleblowers

Whistleblowers will be granted more legal protection and greater security as the German Cabinet approved a draft bill on Wednesday. While the European Union’s whistleblower directive should ha...

US fears China will blockade Taiwan Strait within 18 months: NYT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times on Monday (July 25) released an article citing Biden administration officials expressing concern that China will take military action that would impact ...

Pompeo offers to fly with Pelosi to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Sunday (July 24) posted a tweet offering to fly with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on her reported trip to Taiwan, while cong...

New California gun control law mimics Texas abortion measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial, first-in-the-nation gun control law patte...

Red Bull boss Horner calls for "zero tolerance" on fan abuse

PARIS (AP) — Red Bull team principal Christian Horner thinks fans should be able to express themselves at Formula One races because rivalries are common in sport. But Horner called on a “zero toleranc...

Taiwan vice president slams China for ignoring 6 years of goodwill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been ignoring goodwill from Taiwan for the past six years, Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Thursday (July 14). Since coming to power in 2016, President...

Legislative Speaker You Si-kun urges Taiwan, Czech Republic to jointly safeguard democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan President You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Tuesday (July 20) delivered a speech in the Czech Senate calling on Taiwan and the Czech Republic to work together in safegu...