Egypt TV host gets year in prison for interviewing gay man

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced a TV presenter to a year in prison for interviewing a gay sex worker on his show. Mohammed el-Gheiti was found guilty of encouraging immo...

Taiwan composer’s prize-winning score to premiere in Seattle

Taiwan composer Lin Chia-ying’s prize-winning piece “Ascolsia” is set to be performed by the Seattle Symphony in a world premiere at its Celebrate Asia concert Jan. 27 in the U.S. ci...

Why Taiwan should make more of a fuss about its recycling success story

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - Für Elise, or Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor to give it its full and proper title, is one of Ludwig van Beethoven’s most popular compositions. But it was very nearly ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2019. There are 347 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Jan. 18, 1...

Vuitton's Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson. ...

Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as several others gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell. Co...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 18 - 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With a host of activities and events, there is something for everyone coming up in Taipei. Well-known DJ Yo Hey Li will put on a sensational selection of African fu...

Interview: ‘crazy artsy fartsy Japanese dude with a snare drum’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The moniker above is attributed to Kiyasu on a flyer posted to his Instagram to advertise an upcoming tour stop in Quezon City, Philippines. It is likely something many...

Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IN DAY 24 Congress returns to Washing...

Aretha Franklin honored with star-studded tribute concert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Celine Dion and more took the stage to relive some of the late Aretha Franklin's biggest hits in a tribute concert. The star-studded mu...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 14, 19...

Winners of the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Winners of the 2019 Critics' Choice Awards, presented Thursday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California: Film: "Roma" Actor: Chr...

Beautiful! Carole King shows up as herself in Broadway bio

NEW YORK (AP) — Anything can happen in live theater, and audience members seeing "Beautiful," the life story of Carole King, got a surprise when King appeared in the role of herself to celebrate the s...

Heat hang on late, top Grizzlies 112-108

MIAMI (AP) — Justise Winslow scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had a huge blocked shot in the final seconds and the Miami Heat beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-108 on Saturday night. Josh ...