American academic, Taoist experts exchange views on US-China relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There could not be a better time for deeper understanding," especially between China and the United States, Professor Fu-Kuo Liu (劉復國), director of National Chengchi ...

U. of Miami professor pleads guilty in Venezuela graft case

MIAMI (AP) — A University of Miami professor blamed a controversial law enforcement informant for his career-ending decision to try and hide $3 million in proceeds from a corruption scheme run by a bu...

Greece lifts its lockdown on hotels, pools, golf courses

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lifted lockdown restrictions Monday for hotels, open-air cinemas, golf courses and public swimming pools as the country ramped up preparations for the crucial summer touri...

Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Autumn was closing in fast on northern Nevada when Martin Sander took one last look around the excavation site in the Augusta Mountains 150 miles (241 kilometers) east of Reno. ...

Taiwan's Cabinet spokesperson says leaked data is many years old

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of a massive government data leak, Cabinet Spokesperson Ting I-ming (丁怡銘) announced on Saturday (May 30) that upon initial analysis by government cy...

Business Highlights

___ Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet ‘glorifying violence’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump’s tweets about pr...

US consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending plunged by a record-shattering 13.6% in April as the viral pandemic shuttered businesses, forced millions of layoffs and sent the economy into a deep recession...

AP PHOTOS: Romanian port city marks Easter late due to virus

CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — Stretching the church calendar, Orthodox Easter arrived over a month late in a Romanian city on the shores of the Black Sea. Wanting to give worshippers the...

Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trial

Emilio DiPalma was, as he liked to say, just a kid from western Massachusetts when he found himself in a front-row seat to history as a courtroom guard in Nuremberg, Germany, during the first and most...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 27 The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President Donald Trump's tw...

Suspect in date killing of Utah woman called 'monster'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of a Utah woman who police say was killed last weekend after meeting a man via the popular dating app Tinder have called the suspect a “monster” who took their daughter...

Virus stalls work to keep alive a rare rhino subspecies

NANYUKI, Kenya (AP) — It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic. Groundbreaking work to keep a...

Mexico cancels incomplete soccer season over virus concerns

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's professional soccer league has decided to cancel the season without crowning a champion for the first time in its history due to the uncertainty generated by the pandemic. ...

Palestinians say they were not informed of UAE-Israel flight

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it was not informed about a shipment of coronavirus aid sent by the United Arab Emirates to Israel earlier this week on the first known direct commercia...

Biden accuser's life marred by abuse and financial hardship

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been easy. Her earliest childhoo...