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ND lawmaker quits panel leadership after texts with inmate

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's longest-serving state senator resigned Wednesday as head of a powerful panel that oversees the Legislature's business between sessions, just days after a published...

US nuclear agency opens massive office complex in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with the U.S. agency undergoing a multibillion-dollar modernization effort that includes the production of plutonium cores for the nation's nuclear arsenal celebrate...

Foreign minister thanks US House minority leader for supporting Taiwan's defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (April 19) expressed gratitude to U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for calling on the U.S. to take immediate ste...

Foreign ministry lambasts scholar for misquoting US senator during Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) criticized Tamkang University professor Chen I-hsin (陳一新) for misquoting U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menend...

US house minority leader says Biden should act faster to strengthen Taiwan's defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an important lesson for the U.S. on how to respond to a possible Chinese attack on Taiwan, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said ...

US Congressional delegation in Taiwan tells China to ‘choose wisely’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who heads a Congressional delegation in Taiwan, urged China to “choose wisely” during a press conference held at the Ministry of F...

US Senator Robert Portman promotes idea of FTA with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the United States Congress delegation visiting Taipei said Friday (April 15) that a free trade agreement (FTA) with Taiwan was more important than the country&r...

China holds military drills during visit to Taiwan by US Congress members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China announced military drills in the waters and airspace near Taiwan Friday (April 15) as a delegation of senior United States Congress members met with President Tsai I...

Pelosi positive for COVID-19, was at White House with Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, a day after appearing unmasked at a White House event with President Joe Biden. Pelosi, D-Calif., recei...

Pelosi positive for COVID-19, was at White House with Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, a day after appearing unmasked at a White House event with President Joe Biden. Pelosi received a positive test ...

US nuclear agency sued over public records requests

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A watchdog group is suing the National Nuclear Security Administration over its failure to release public records related to the U.S. government’s plans to manufacture key com...

Election will fill US House seat left by Trump ally Nunes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Voters in California’s sprawling farm belt will fill a congressional seat Tuesday left vacant after Republican Rep. Devin Nunes resigned in the middle of his term to lead former Pre...

Vulnerable Democrats warn Biden about reopening asylum

PHOENIX (AP) — The Biden administration's decision to end sweeping asylum limits at the border this May satisfied demands by prominent Democrats eagerly awaiting the end of a program created by Donald...

ICE to stop using Alabama jail, limit use of 3 others

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration authorities announced Friday that they'll stop housing detainees at an Alabama jail with a history of problems and will limit the use of three other detention cen...

Abandoned lobster traps in Long Island Sound to be removed

Two decades after Connecticut's lobster industry collapsed, federal funding has been approved to begin removing some of the hundreds of thousands of derelict lobster traps left on the floor of the Lon...