Black cops feel pain of Floyd's death, duty to their uniform

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Black police officers find themselves torn between two worlds: They feel the pain of seeing yet another black man killed at the hands of fellow officers, yet they must also ...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$15 tea drink, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The March to April round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 11 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$334,000) Special Prize, with one hitting the jackpot after sp...

Police: Retired St. Louis police captain killed amid unrest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A retired St. Louis police captain killed by people who broke into a pawn shop after protests turned violent was a gregarious and outspoken leader who mentored youths and insisted on ...

Taiwan’s stimulus voucher scheme to kick off July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Tuesday (June 2) that the stimulus vouchers aimed to boost Taiwan’s economy amid fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) wi...

Update: Taiwan's FamilyMart to start selling face masks on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FamilyMart on Tuesday (June 2) will be the first convenience store in Taiwan to sell Made-in-Taiwan face masks since the government relaxed restrictions on sales, while ma...

FamilyMart in Taiwan to sell surgical masks from Tuesday

A total of 20,000 boxes, each containing 50 surgical masks, will be on sale at FamilyMart convenience stores starting Tuesday, Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd. said Sunday. A 50-mask box will cost NT$24...

Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Murder.Brutality. Reprehensible.Indefensible. Police nationwide, in unequivocal and unprecedented language, have condemned the actions of Minneapolis police in the custody death of...

Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of Alabama

HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sparsely populated Lowndes County, deep in Alabama's old plantation country, has the sad distinction of having both the state’s highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst une...

Sitcom casts to do virtual reading for Asian Heritage Month

The casts of “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Kim's Convenience” are partnering for one night for charity. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the ensembles of both TV comed...

Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and lef...

False news swirls around Minneapolis officer in fatal arrest

A Minneapolis police officer videotaped on Monday holding a black man to the ground with his knee during an arrest has become the target of false claims on social media that attempt to tie him to poli...

Taiwan receipt lottery numbers for March, April announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (May 25). The winning number for t...

Taiwan state-owned liquor company to halt rubbing alcohol production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's state-owned liquor company will stop making rubbing alcohol for emergency domestic use as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is being brought under control i...

Lives Lost: Pakistani immigrant helped others in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a friend of the Khan family got a job working for a New Jersey politician, family patriarch Shafqat Khan was a regular sight at the politician's office, frequently droppi...

Coronavirus masks a boon for crooks who hide their faces

CHICAGO (AP) — The way the FBI tells it, William Rosario Lopez put on a surgical mask and walked into the Connecticut convenience store looking to the world like a typical pandemic-era shopper as he p...