Assange, Ecuador had relationship akin to a testy telenovela

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the Ecuadorians who granted him asylum had the ups and downs of a telenovela. Once close allies, t...

Experts warn of cyber threats ahead of Israel's election

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Israel prepares to hold a national election next week, experts say it is vulnerable to the kind of foreign hacks and cyber campaigns that have disrupted the political process in ot...

After 19 years, Wallows finally releases band's first album

NEW YORK (AP) — In their early days, the Beatles were called Johnny and the Moondogs and Coldplay went by Pectoralz. The rock band Wallows is no different. Over the years, the trio h...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 18 Star Tribune of Minneapolis urges political leaders to foster better...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. LIGHTS, CAMERA, CLUES Chicago's vast network of surveilla...

Cellphone internet access bringing changes fast to Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — After a tornado slammed Havana in late January, Mijail Ramirez complained on Twitter that authorities were threatening to evict him from his damaged home. A week later he said the govern...

Claims in El Chapo case highlight perils of 'Googling juror'

NEW YORK (AP) — Claims of jury misconduct in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have drawn new attention to the digital-age challenge courts face in preventing jurors from scouring media...

It’s time for Taiwan to get less serious about Communist China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Cross-straits relations are undoubtedly a serious matter. They are about the preservation of Taiwan’s hard-earned freedoms and democracy, facing down the hosti...

EU reaches tentative deal on copyright in digital age

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has reached a tentative breakthrough deal on copyright issues in the digital age, which it claims will better reward authors, artists and journalists and empower the...

Heidi Toffler, assisted on 'Future Shock,' dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — Heidi Toffler, who collaborated with husband Alvin Toffler on the best-selling "Future Shock" and other influential books, has died. Toffler died Feb. 6 at her home i...

Taiwan-US 'family bond' is Taiwan’s past and future

In the 40 years since the Taiwan Relations Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress, Taiwan-U.S. relations have transcended ordinary bilateral relations to become a 'special relationship' similar ...

Taiwan-US 'family bond' is Taiwan’s past and future

In the 40 years since the Taiwan Relations Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress, Taiwan-U.S. relations have transcended ordinary bilateral relations to become a 'special relationship' similar ...

Warhol exhibit includes old favorites, new insights

NEW YORK (AP) — The 25-foot long "Camouflage Last Supper," one of Andy Warhol's last and most personal works, floods a full wall of a room on the fifth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 12 The Telegraph on British Prime Minister Theresa May surviving her lea...

Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

DETROIT (AP) — For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and get hired by an automaker or parts supplier. If you worked hard and didn'...