Taiwan to amend Medical Law which may affect med students studying abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) plans to amend the Physicians Act by implementing a screening test and lowering the quota for dental clinical practicums for fore...

Five Taiwan school children complete part of Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails as pathway to graduation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many outdoor enthusiasts in Taiwan make pilgrimages to the Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails, but the trails can also serve as pathways to graduation. That was the case fo...

Lawmakers must hash out differences in Ohio budget proposals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House and Senate agree the next state budget should lower income taxes for individuals, but the size of that cut is among sticking points to be hashed out as they face a...

Viktor Hovland tops Jack Nicklaus' amateur record at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Viktor Hovland ended his amateur career in style. Hovland shot a 4-under 67 in the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday to finish the we...

Unemployment rate dropped for black Americans in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate for black Americans declined in May to 6.2% from 6.7% in April. The rate is now at its lowest point since November. The decline in the rate, t...

Matthew McConaughey receives original high school diploma

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating. McConaughey was given his original diploma Friday ...

Oldest Medal of Honor recipient dies at 98 in Oregon

BEND, Ore. (AP) — World War II veteran Bob Maxwell, the nation's oldest Medal of Honor recipient, has died in Oregon more than seven decades after grabbing a blanket and throwing himself on a German h...

91-year-old WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson

DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old World War II veteran has finally received his high school diploma, eight decades after leaving school to support his family. Pete Sabedra walked acros...

Jobless rate for women hits lowest level since 1953

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several demographic groups benefited from strong job gains in April, including women, Asians and Hispanics. The jobless rate for adult women fell to 3.1%, the lowes...

Cohen's prison reality: 'The Situation' and Shabbat services

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Situation" and the Fyre Festival fraudster are already there. President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, is up next. It's not reality TV. I...

Game of Thrones: Arya's got skillz

WASHINGTON (AP) — What does it take to kill the Night King? Definitely not a pair of fire-exhaling dragons. The Night King turns out to be flame retardant. Nor does...

Singapore only approves medical diplomas from NTU Medical School for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Singapore has decided not to recognize 57 foreign medical education diplomas from January 1, 2020, covering 20 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Austr...

Oxford University to rethink degree given to Brunei sultan

LONDON (AP) — The University of Oxford says it will reconsider an honorary degree it awarded the Sultan of Brunei following the outcry over new Islamic laws in the Southeast Asian nation that punish g...

Unemployment rate for college graduates fell in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — The path of unemployment rates in March diverged along education levels. For people without high school diplomas, unemployment jumped to 5.9%, the highest level in ...

Money, opportunity part of one-and-done's winding past

Spencer Haywood set the stage, Michael Jordan made it bigger and Kevin Durant super-sized it when he helped usher in the one-and-done era. Decades after those players made their groundbreaking departu...