China retaliates against news media in latest feud with US

BEIJING (AP) — China has ordered six U.S.-based news media to file detailed information about their operations in China the latest volley in a monthslong battle with the Trump administration. ...

Pompeo says US designates six more Chinese media firms as foreign missions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday the State Department was designating the U.S. operations of six more China-based media companies as foreign missions, ...

US hits Chinese media with new restrictions, upping tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Chinese media outlets in the U.S. with new restrictions, a move that will further foment tensions in already deteriorating ties between the world’...

China threatens India's media again after Taiwan minister's interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has once again attempted to tell India's media what to say about Taiwan, with the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Friday (Oct. 16) remonstrating about an inter...

Ancient stone patterns add new wrinkle to pipeline debate

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — Images from an underwater vehicle seem to reveal stone patterns on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan, possible evidence of Native American artifact...

China instructs Indian media how to report on Taiwan’s National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of Taiwan’s National Day on Friday (Oct. 10), the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Wednesday sent a letter to Indian media with instructions on how to “pr...

Ex-Tigers hurler Denny McLain selling off sports memorabilia

WIXOM, Mich. (AP) — Former Detroit Tigers pitching ace and two-time Cy Young award winner Denny McLain wants to part with baseball bats, pennants, trading cards and a few thousand other pieces of spor...

What's in a name? Maybe a seat on a Detroit-area court

DETROIT (AP) — A man seeking to become a judge could get a boost on Election Day after changing his last name to one that has long been associated with Detroit-area courts. Nicholas ...

Lake Michigan drownings surge to new high in 2020

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Drownings in Lake Michigan have reached record levels with at least 53 people dead so far this year, according to a water safety advocacy group. The Great ...

China fires back at US over environment, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — U.S.-China friction flared again Monday, with Beijing firing back at accusations by Washington that it is a leading cause of global environmental damage and has reneged on its promise n...

'Power of positive': Michigan conjoined twins separated

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Doctors at the University of Michigan have separated 1-year-old conjoined twin sisters. Sarabeth and Amelia Irwin of Petersburg, Michigan, each had their own ...

Trump downplays legacy of slavery in appeal to white voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified efforts to appeal to his core base of white voters on Thursday by downplaying the historical legacy of slavery in the United States and blasting ef...

Oops: VP Mike Pence missing from some Michigan ballots

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump ... and “Spike?” Local election clerks in Michigan downloading absentee ballots for residents overseas were given ballots that listed Tru...

Video of 12-year-old girl tackled by Hong Kong police sparks outrage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video footage of a 12-year-old girl being body-slammed to the ground by Hong Kong police Sunday (Sept. 6) has prompted outrage across social media. The video, shared by...

Environment activists blockade UK newspaper printing plants

LONDON (AP) — Environmental activists have blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution of several national newspapers on Saturday. The group Extinction Rebelli...