Shunned by his party, Iowa's Steve King fights for his seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's compared immigrants crossing the border illegally to cattle. His Republican opponents in next week's p...

'Be Like Mike' jingle almost didn't happen, says creator

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Last Dance,” ESPN’s docuseries detailing the 1998 and final season of the Chicago Bulls championship dynasty, has served as a reminder to basketball fans of the greatness of Micha...

Photo of the Day: Stitch spotted in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign resident of Taipei took this photo of a small child engulfed by an umbrella featuring the head of the character Stitch from the Disney animated film "Lilo &...

Biden pressed to choose a black woman as his running mate

DETROIT (AP) — After a devastating start to the Democratic primary, Joe Biden's campaign was revived when black voters in South Carolina and throughout the South overwhelmingly sided with him. Now tha...

In a US now in puppy love, Labs still tops, but corgis rise

NEW YORK (AP) — America's dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and spurs so much adoption and fostering that some shelters' kennels have emptied....

Photo of the Day: Taiwan 'Bubble Tea Passport'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist has created these whimsical designs for a new Taiwanese passport based on the country's famous drink, as legislators and members of the public call ...

In The Pits: NASCAR facing big decision on when to race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The virtual racing has been cute and kept everyone entertained but NASCAR needs to get back to the real thing, quickly, for the financial and mental health of the sport. ...

Video lists 20 ways Taiwan is fighting off coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan sees its second day with zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in a week, an American blogger has created a video expounding on how the plucky island co...

China to ban online gaming, chatting with foreigners outside Great Firewall: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After blocking a popular Nintendo game "Animal Crossing," the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is taking its political censorship to the extreme by disconnecting Ch...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan joins Eight-Nation Alliance to crush China in Twitter war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This meme including Taiwan in a new take on the Boxer Rebellion surfaced on Tuesday (April 14), as a growing number of nationalities join Thai netizens in their flame war ...

Thais use humor to defeat Chinese in Twitter war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Thai netizens found themselves embroiled in a massive flamewar with Chinese on Twitter, they used self-deprecating humor to counter insults hurled by their online ad...

Exclusive: Taiwan's Powercall targets videoconferencing space as Zoom worries loom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People using popular videoconferencing tool Zoom, which routes some of its traffic through China, have recently been warned of privacy risks and are seeking safer alternat...

A look at some of the offerings on new mobile platform Quibi

NEW YORK (AP) — Quibi may specialize in small, bite-sized videos, but its volume of shows is large. The media platform launches Monday with 175 new original shows — everything from scripted series, co...

'Strega Nona' author Tomie dePaola is dead at age 85

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday ...

Gov. DeSantis, wife Casey announce birth of baby Mamie

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his wife Casey announced on Twitter on Monday morning the arrival of their third child, a girl named Mamie. And then he crossed the state to upda...