Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-20 08:10 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 24 1 2 China 74,546 2,115 3 Hong Kong 65 ...

The Economist features Taiwan scholar’s Wuhan virus graphic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A graphic designed by a Taiwanese chemist to illustrate case predictions of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak was featured in an article from The Economist on Wednesday (Feb....

Prosecutors nearing finish as last Weinstein accuser returns

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial are on schedule to rest their case Thursday after more than two weeks of testimony, including graphic accounts from six among scores of wo...

For media, Iowa is a confusing carnival of democracy

NEW YORK (AP) — As MSNBC's Katy Tur wandered through a gym in Des Moines during her network's coverage of the Iowa caucuses Monday, she found a voter wearing a Bernie Sanders button sitting with suppo...

UK to announce new rules for militants after street stabbing

LONDON (AP) — The British government plans to announce new rules for the imprisonment of convicted terrorists after an Islamic militant who was recently released from prison stabbed two people in sout...

Week 2 at Weinstein trial: Four accusers and a chihuahua

NEW YORK (AP) — The second week of testimony at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial ended on a bit of a cliffhanger. The woman he's charged with raping testified Friday, giving an often vi...

Thiem beats Zverev to reach 1st Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Locked in an even-as-can-be Australian Open semifinal, Dominic Thiem looked up at his guest box, patted his belly and stuck out his tongue, as if to indicate he was feeling...

Trump defense counsel Ken Starr says impeachment is 'hell'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment, he said, “is hell.” A measure of "last resort.” A bad habit to be kicked. With that, Ken Starr, the man whose years-long probe led to the impeachment o...

James passes Bryant on NBA scoring list in Lakers' loss

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With a tribute to Kobe Bryant written on his Nikes, LeBron James moved past the retired Los Angeles great for third place on the NBA's career scoring list, scoring 29 points in the...

2 lawyers on Trump defense team shared Epstein as a client

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the lawyers on President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team have shared another client: Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr both helped the late hedge fund manager and sex offe...

Weinstein trial turns to accusers, starting with Sciorra

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, actress Annabella Sciorra felt powerless against Harvey Weinstein, keeping to all but a few friends the allegation that the once-revered Hollywood honcho pinned her to a be...

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against t...

UN says at least 19 killed in tribal clashes in Abyei region

CAIRO (AP) — At least 19 people were killed in an attack Wednesday in the disputed Abyei region on the Sudan-South Sudan border, a U.N. peacekeeping mission said. The mission, known ...

ACLU pressing Nat'l Archives on censored women's march photo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding answers from the National Archives in the wake of a scandal over politically motivated edits to a photo of the 2017 Women's March. ...

Splendid shadow art exhibited in S. Taiwan

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — Chimei Museum has launched an exhibition titled “Beyond The Shadows” that features international artists’ installations and graphic artworks and will run...