The Economist features Taiwan scholar’s Wuhan virus graphic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A graphic designed by a Taiwanese chemist to illustrate case predictions of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak was featured in an article from The Economist on Wednesday (Feb....

Coronavirus could be unkillable: top Taiwanese researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academia Sinica, Taiwan's top research institution, on Monday (Feb. 3) warned that the Wuhan coronavirus could easily make a strong comeback next year even if it tempo...

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for other accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial, it’s the prosecution’s supporting witnesses who...

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for other accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial, it’s the prosecution’s supporting witnesses who ...

Mexican women protest murders of activists, target monuments

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Several hundred feminist activists warmed up with chants Saturday next to a monument to murdered Mexican women before filling a street in the capital and dousing female police offic...

German lawmaker's office window riddled with bullet holes

BERLIN (AP) — A black German lawmaker said Wednesday that bullet holes were found in the window of his constituency office in the eastern city of Halle. Karamba Diaby said on Faceboo...

Report: More than 24,000 tainted drug convictions tossed

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of drug convictions have been tossed in Massachusetts because of a former state drug lab chemist who worked while high almost every day. A report filed Tuesda...

Hong Kong protesters and police face off ahead of city-wide strike

HONG KONG (AP) — On one end of a Hong Kong street, protesters dressed in black ducked behind umbrellas and makeshift barricades, occasionally throwing bricks or slinging rocks. On the other end,...

103-year-old ex-chemist to be honored for work on penicillin

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The story is family lore. In 1942, chemist Robert Walton, then in his late 20s, was drafted following the attacks on Pearl Harbor and boarded a bus in Rahway, New Jersey, for bas...

Cabinet of curiosities: 11,000 ink samples at Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Ink Library at the U.S. Secret Service contains more than 15,000 samples dating back to the 1920s. The collection is the result of one man, Antoni...

Initial Kentucky Derby DQ led to failed 4-year legal odyssey

Dancer's Image crossed the finish line first in the 1968 Kentucky Derby, only to become the first horse ever disqualified days later as the result of a positive drug test. It was the...

Black workers had long history with fed jobs before shutdown

DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and generations of other African-Americans, federal government jobs have long been a path to the middle class and a way to provide a comfortable life for their familie...

German plastic floods Southeast Asia

"Something for the whole family" — a German breakfast spread slogan is still legible on a faded yellow plastic lid. Members of the environmental organization Greenpeace found the lid i...

A tender tale: Charles Barkley and a Chinese chemist

Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ernie Johnson delivers a behind-the-scenes look at friend and "Inside the NBA" colleague Charles Barkley in the latest PodcastOne Sports Now episode. J...

More cases potentially tainted by high lab worker tossed out

BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has ordered the dismissal of more drug cases potentially tainted by a former chemist authorities say was high almost every day for the eight years she ...