Why Trump asked Ukraine's president about 'CrowdStrike'

In his now-infamous July phone call with Ukraine's president , President Donald Trump referred briefly to a long- discredited conspiracy theory that tries to cast doubt on Russia's role in the 2016 ha...

In gun buyback talk, how do you round up so many weapons?

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's recent vow to take away people's AR-15 and AK-47 rifles raises significant questions. Among them is how it might be possible to round up the millions ...

China drops WTO case asking to be granted ‘market economy’ status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is reported to have dropped the case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over its claim to be recognized as a market economy, which means it will have to accept co...

Did Biden go green enough? Green New Deal advocates split

WASHINGTON (AP) — The climate change activists who vaulted the Green New Deal to prominence in the 2020 presidential campaign got what they wanted this week: a Democratic front-runner moving straight ...

Watch your credit card rewards pile up with these 5 tips

Just because summer's approaching doesn't mean your wallet gets a vacation. From graduation season and Father's Day to the Fourth of July and back-to-school spending, you'll likely drop some dollars. ...

Taiwan Central Bank earns NT$60 million from special serial No. banknote auctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Bank of Taiwan has raked in nearly NT$60 million (US$19.2 million) for the government coffers over the past eight years through an unusual moneymaking method &...

Masters Notebook: 'I'll Take Tiger Woods for $1.2 Million'

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods won't be the only big winner if he finishes on top of the leaderboard at the Masters. A bettor in Las Vegas will pocket nearly $1.2 million if Woods w...

Hook 'em! Texas tops Lipscomb to win NIT championship

NEW YORK (AP) — Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb ...

Tulsa museum to feature musician Bob Dylan's paintings

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa museum will soon open a new Bob Dylan exhibit that will showcase 12 pastel portraits the musician painted. The Gilcrease Museum will display "Bob Dylan: F...

Police: Man arrested doesn't remember Seattle shootings

SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of randomly shooting at cars and a public bus in Seattle, leaving two people dead and two injured, told police afterward that he was in an alcoholic blackout and didn't re...

India fights fake news on social media ahead of election

Last week, the Election Commission of India met with representatives of top social media companies, including Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, TikTok and Twitter, to discuss how to avoid abuse of social me...

Millennial Money: There's more than 1 way to slay a debt

The saying that debt is easy to get into and hard to get out of hits home for younger Americans: At the end of 2018, 18- to 29-year-olds carried over $1 trillion in debt, according to the Federal Rese...

'He said, he said' - Who can you trust in Cohen-Trump saga?

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a "he said, he said" where the "he" -- no matter who he is -- has a credibility problem. The latest White House legal drama — whether or not the president's form...

Microsoft says Iran-linked hackers targeted businesses

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has detected cyberattacks linked to Iranian hackers that targeted thousands of people at more than 200 companies over the past two years. That's accor...

Science Says: People tend to believe informants like Cohen

WASHINGTON (AP) — We tend to believe informants like Michael Cohen, studies show and psychologists say. It doesn't matter if the person is behind bars or has confessed to lying, as C...