Chicago inspectors find code violations at R. Kelly's studio

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago building inspectors have found code violations at R. Kelly's recording studio, including evidence the industrial space was used as a residence. Building Depart...

Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971. ...

Bus singer gives voice to Venezuela's growing diaspora

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to make ends meet while building a new life in Peru's capital. ...

The Latest: R. Kelly risks eviction from Chicago studio

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly risks being evicted from his Chicago recording studio unless he pays some $174,000 in back rent and other costs by Jan. 21. Court documents in a July lawsuit ...

Atlanta airport: More than 1 hour of waiting at checkpoints

ATLANTA (AP) — It was taking more than an hour for passengers to get through domestic checkpoints at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta on Monday, the first business day after security screeners m...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2019. There are 352 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 13, 19...

Lawyer: R. Kelly denies all sexual misconduct allegations

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for R. Kelly said Friday that the R&B star denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls, including those made in a recent documentary, ...

Ed Sheeran to start Asia tour in Taiwan in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- British crooner Ed Sheeran, who had canceled his previously scheduled concert in Taiwan in 2017 due to a bicycle accident, is going to kick off his Asia tour concert in Taiwan....

Pipe organ slated for demolition finds new life in China

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — An 800-pipe organ that was spared during the demolition of a New Hampshire church has been shipped to China, where it's serving as a bridge between two countries. ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Taipei 101 welcomes 2019 with stunning fireworks, light show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101, marked the entrance of 2019 with the most extravagant fireworks display and light show in the country. According to the Taipei ...

Bosnian Serbs cancel New Year's Eve concerts over protests

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb authorities have canceled New Year's Eve concerts over concerns of unrest after thousands demanded the interior minister's resignation over a student's...

A taste of home: Syrian TV-chef opens restaurant in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Tucked away in a former fast-food kiosk in the German capital lies a new restaurant whose owner hopes will provide a taste of home for the thousands of new arrivals who have fled Syria's...

Saudi prince's reform: Car race, concerts, but no criticism

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Women, some without headscarves, drove themselves to a Formula-E car race where thousands of young Saudis and hundreds of international visitors partied into the night at c...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, December 14 -23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As everyone gears up for the holidays, many are no doubt looking to do a little shopping and have a little fun over the upcoming weeks. For those in the Taipei area, the u...

Taipei announces details of 2019 countdown party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) announced in a Wednesday press release details of the city’s upcoming 2019 New Year’s Eve Countd...