Hearing examines video that wasn't disclosed in terror case

PHOENIX (AP) — Surveillance video taken on the day that two Phoenix men left for suburban Dallas to attack a 2015 Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest shows them in religious clothing, one of the men with...

You CAN try this at home: Cookbook serves up TV, movie foods

It all started with a fictional turkey burger. Andrew Rea's YouTube video series "Binging with Babish" was born in 2016 when he attempted to recreate the "fussy little burger" descri...

LeBron James airballs answer to China-NBA dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite having over a week to "educate" himself about a tweet sent by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA...

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the...

Beijing threatens Prague for canceling sister-city ties, Czech Pirate Party responds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, after the city of Prague announced plans to formally terminate its sister-city relationship with Beijing, the Chinese embassy on Wednesday (Oct. 9) sent...

'South Park' creators mock NBA's kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The creators of the cartoon comedy "South Park" posted a mock apology to China on Tuesday (Oct. 8) after the NBA kowtowed to the communist country to limit damag...

Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

'OK' hand gesture, 'Bowlcut' added to hate symbols database

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The "OK" hand gesture, a mass killer's bowl-style haircut and an anthropomorphic moon wearing sunglasses are among 36 new entries in a Jewish civil rights group's online datab...

Review: A yeti prompts a China travelogue in 'Abominable'

"Abominable" is just about the most cuddly piece of East-West synergy a corporation could dream up. The first co-production between DreamWorks Animation and the Shanghai-based Pearl ...

Photo of the Day: One country, one system, one-eye point-of-view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 12), an American illustrator on social media posted his latest cartoon, which refers to a female Kong Kong protestor who suffered severe damage to her eye as...

Smartphone, Matchbox cars among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. The...

Photo of the Day: China's 'win-win' debt diplomacy ploy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday (Sept. 10), an American illustrator on social media posted his latest cartoon, which mocked China's debt diplomacy masked as a "win-win" deal. Allan...

Photo of the Day: The Chinese Business Partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 5), an American illustrator posted a cartoon on Reddit showing a man wearing a USA T-shirt angrily pointing at a man wearing a sweater that reads "China...

Upcoming events in Taipei, August 8-18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It is now halfway into the summer vacation, which means that kids might be feeling bored at home and parents are running out of plans. Nevertheless, there is still a lot t...