2020 Taiwan elections: battle of the generations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 general elections in Taiwan have been called a faceoff between the younger and older generations, with surveys showing that at least 50 percent of first-time vote...

OK boomer, Jill Filipovic is writing a book about you

NEW YORK (AP) — OK boomer, someone’s writing a book about you. Jill Filipovic, the author, journalist and attorney, has a deal with the Simon & Schuster imprint One Signal Books ...

7 questions heading into 10-candidate Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there were 10. The Democratic Party's strongest presidential contenders — according to polls and fundraising, at least — meet on the same debate stage for ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Orlando Sentinel on why it won't endorse Donald Trump for preside...

Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden , is too entrenched in the past. ...

Review: Toxic masculinity in a sitcom package in 'Shaft'

The latest "Shaft ," which adds a new generation of bad mother------- to the mix, is not what you might expect. It's not gritty or raw or even attempting to be all that cool. Instead it maintains into...

'Eva Stories': Remembering the Holocaust with Instagram

"Today I turn 13! Getting ice cream with my cousin!" Geotag: Park. Hashtag: #thisis13. The words in English and Hebrew sit at the bottom of the shaky hand-filmed phone video. Girls giggle a...

Pete Townshend novel, 'The Age of Anxiety,' out in November

NEW YORK (AP) — The Who's Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel. Hachette Books announced Tuesday that the British composer-guitarist...

Americans Admit to Flossing in the Car, on an Airplane, on a Date, and Even in a Work Meeting – but Experts Say It’s Still Not Enough

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--A new national survey released today reveals Americans are, in fact, flossing; albeit in somewhat odd places: nearly four in 10 (39 percent) of U.S. adults admi...

Upset of Democratic House leader points to party divisions

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump's party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president's hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly f...

Aziz Ansari story sparks heated debate over #MeToo Movement

The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history...

Who's in charge in Zimbabwe? Here are the leading players

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Who's in charge in Zimbabwe? What just happened? Here's a look at the players in a fast-moving political drama that has President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of stat...

Poll finds Las Vegas shooting doesn't alter opinions on guns

ATLANTA (AP) — The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds. The nation is closely divided on whether restricti...

In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — She dances beneath portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for their lea...

In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — She dances beneath 10-foot portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for t...