AP FACT CHECK: Distortion in Trump's impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first formal response to impeachment charges, President Donald Trump misrepresented the testimony of a key witness who described an exchange of favors in the Ukraine matter. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's compulsive claims of 'biggest' ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — Size matters to President Donald Trump. So much that he exaggerates continually, sometimes spectacularly, the size of what he does. Just as his tax cuts are far fro...

Whole Han clan planned to emigrate from Taiwan to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image took another hit on Wednesday (Jan. 8) when news broke that he and his family had applied to emigrate ...

Queen Elizabeth's daughter is hardest-working royal, again!

LONDON (AP) — Being a member of the British royal family isn't the easiest job on earth, if TV shows and movies provide accurate pictures. But how much do the royals work? According...

Taiwanese woman dies in hit-and-run GrabCar accident in Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman who hailed a car in Malaysia with the GrabCar app was killed in a hit-and-run accident, and another Taiwanese woman was injured, reports said Saturday (D...

Willekes finishing up remarkable run for Michigan State

Almost a year to the day after breaking his leg, Kenny Willekes is ready for his Michigan State swan song. As usual, he's trying to think of himself as an underdog. ...

Sri Lanka ex-minister arrested over car accident get bail

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan court on Tuesday granted bail to a former Cabinet minister who was arrested last week over a years-old traffic accident, a detention the opposition claim is part...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2019. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 11:19 p.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight...

In death and life, Lebanese woman shows religious law fight

BEIRUT (AP) — Nadyn Jouny’s sister taped up two messages in her memory inside a closet at the family home — one of motherly love tinged with pain, another of defiance. The first Joun...

New wave of abuse suits could hit church like never before

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end of another long day trying to sign up new clients accusing the Roman Catholic Church of sexual abuse, lawyer Adam Slater gazes out the window of his high-rise Manhattan offi...

TRA train collides with car in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train collided with a small silver sedan in Taichung City Friday evening (Nov. 22), and while the TRA claimed that the driver had ca...

Tesla driver falls to death from ramp in New Taipei after crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tesla driver on a test-drive fell to his death from a highway ramp shortly after a crash on Sunday afternoon, leaving two passengers being treated at a hospital. The ...

AP sources: Ex-Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack plans to endorse Biden

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack plans to publicly endorse Joe Biden for president at a rally on Saturday, two people close to Biden’s campaign told The Associated Press. ...

SUV sent flying into FamilyMart in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An SUV was sent hurtling into a FamilyMart convenience store after it was struck by a vehicle running a red light in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City early Wednesday mor...

Winston throws for 358 yards, Bucs beat Cardinals 30-27

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston threw for 358 yards and one touchdown, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally to snap a four-game losing streak with a 30-27 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sun...