House Democrat takes lonely stand as impeachment skeptic

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A freshman congressman from New Jersey is poised to be a lonely Democratic vote against the proposed impeachment process against President Donald Trump. Rep. Jef...

Uruguay's tight presidential vote appears headed to runoff

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's presidential election appeared headed for a runoff as neither leading candidate had enough support to win outright in a vote that could see the left lose power in ...

Uruguayans vote for president with eyes on likely runoff

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Fifteen years of leftist rule hangs in the balance as Uruguay faces a tight presidential election that is likely to head to a runoff vote. The left-leaning...

Revelers at Taiwan Pride 2019 enjoy safe space to express themselves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of thousands of people participated in the 2019 Taiwan Pride parade Saturday (Oct. 26) in central Taipei, with estimates of between 170,000 to 250,000, the larges...

Uruguay votes in election widely expected to go to runoff

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The center-left coalition that has governed Uruguay for 15 years is going into Sunday's presidential election as the front-runner, but spreading unease among voters is feedi...

Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on Thursday (Oct. 24). The inaugural EU-Taiwan LGBTI Hum...

Last same-sex couple pulls out of mass military wedding in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The last same-sex couple still registered to take part in a mass military wedding ceremony in Taiwan has pulled out, possibly as a result of public pressure, reports said ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2018. There are 86 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 19...

Activists want progress on same-sex marriage between Taiwanese and foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When the Legislative Yuan approved same-sex marriage in a historic vote last May, activists drew attention Tuesday (Oct. 1) to the fact that many marriages between a Taiwa...

Des Moines Register reporter out after offensive tweets

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines Register reporter who wrote about racist tweets posted years ago by an Iowa security guard is no longer employed by the Iowa newspaper because he also made offensi...

Banned rugby star Israel Folau plans to play for Tonga

SYDNEY (AP) — Banned rugby star Israel Folau is planning on making a return to international rugby league with Tonga. Rugby Australia terminated Folau's five-year contract in May aft...

Mormon leader reaffirms church's opposition to gay marriage

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed Tuesday the religion's opposition to gay marriage, saying God's law dictates that marriage is restricted to ...

The Latest: Mormon leader speaks about LGBT policies

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a speech by the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The leader of The Church...

Edmund White to receive honorary National Book Award

Winning an honorary National Book Award has Edmund White thinking about the more pleasurable moments of the writing life. "Everybody always complains about it, but it occurred to me ...

Bandwagon builds for LGBTQ diversity on children's TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilson Cruz, a co-star in the new Hulu animated children's series "The Bravest Knight," describes the show's dad couple this way: "We're not explaining homosexuality, or same-gender se...