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Photo of the Day: 'Communist Bandit Pastries' spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, a Chinese American netizen shared a photo of an eatery in southwestern Taiwan called "Communist Bandit Pastries" (共匪餅). When asked by Taiwan News w...

Credit Suisse indicted over alleged ties to Bulgarian mafia

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss attorney general’s office said Thursday it has filed an indictment against bank Credit Suisse for allegedly failing to do enough to stop money laundering linked to drug traffic...

EXPLAINER: How do other democratic nations select leaders?

The way the United States will formally choose its president on Monday stands in stark contrast to how most of the world’s democracies select leaders. In other democratic countries, ...

EXPLAINER: What’s in store when the Electoral College meets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast their ballots for president more than a month ago, but the votes that officially matter will be cast Monday. That's when the Electoral College meets. T...

EXPLAINER: What’s in store when the Electoral College meets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast their ballots for president more than a month ago, but the votes that officially matter will be cast Monday. That's when the Electoral College meets. T...

EXPLAINER: The Electoral College meets Monday to cast votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast their ballots for president more than a month ago, but the votes that officially matter will be cast Monday. That's when the Electoral College meets. T...

Wyoming official quits after calling COVID-19 communist plot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming Department of Health official who falsely described the coronavirus and development of vaccines against it as a communist plot has resigned, a department spokeswoman sa...

Romania election: Liberals and Social Democrats in neck-and-neck race, exit polls show

Romania's parliamentary election appeared too close to call, with exit polls released Sunday evening showing a dead-heat between the governing liberals and the left-wing opposition. While Prime M...

The Latest: India's daily cases below 50,000 for a month

NEW DELHI — India has registered 36,652 confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. India’s health ministry on Saturday also recorded 512 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking to...

Romania: Election expected to usher in 'European' generation

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians will vote Sunday in a legislative election expected to restore some measure of stability in a country with one of the European Union's highest emigration rates, and...

Rage and hope fuel women's revolt over abortion in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Karolina Micula had used her bare chest in political protest once before. When Poland’s right-wing government first tried to restrict abortion rights, the actre...

Polish police attempt to block protest against abortion ruling

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Warsaw and other Polish cities on Saturday to voice their opposition to further proposed restrictions to the country's abortion law. Police attempted to break u...

Women-led protests against police violence planned in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Women's rights activists who have led weeks of protests over a restrictive abortion ruling in Poland are calling on people to join nationwide demonstrations against police violen...

'America is back': Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” p...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25, the 330th day of 2020. There are 36 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. ...