Students keep driving protests demanding change in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Nearly two months ago, Catalina Santana jumped a turnstile in the Santiago metro and helped launch a movement that changed the course of Chilean history. Stud...

Wild duck season arrives in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wild duck season will kick off at Huajiang Wild Duck Nature Park in Taipei on Saturday (Dec. 7), allowing visitors to learn more about the city’s wetland ecology and...

Japanese students amazed to meet Taiwan's president on Presidential Office tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (Dec. 4), a group of Japanese high school students at the Presidential Office were listening attentively to a tour guide introducing the building while a life...

Children of immigrants break down cultural barriers in Taipei performance

Close to 90 children from new immigrant families showcased their talents and skills at a presentation in Taipei on Sunday that validated classes held by local foundations designed to help them avoid b...

Agnes Pilgrim, global advocate of indigenous rights, dies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Agnes Baker Pilgrim, the oldest member of Oregon’s Takelma tribe and a vocal advocate for clean water and Native American rights, has died. She was 95. Pilgrim,...

Melania Trump encourages students to avoid drug abuse

BALTIMORE (AP) — Melania Trump is encouraging students not to abuse drugs, saying it will keep them from achieving their goals. The first lady is addressing hundreds of middle and hi...

Fears spread in churches after girl accused of mayhem plot

ATLANTA (AP) — A bishop in a historically black denomination is urging hundreds of churches to lock their doors during services after police said a white 16-year-old girl collected several kitchen kni...

Hong Kong police releases Taiwan student arrested at PolyU

Hong Kong (CNA) – A Taiwanese high school girl was released on bail Wednesday from a Hong Kong police station, one day after she was arrested while attempting to leave the police-besieged Hong K...

New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs Inc., saying the company used deceptive marketing practices to reel in young users. ...

Police: White teen girl aimed to attack black Georgia church

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say a white teenage girl is accused of plotting to attack a mostly black church in north Georgia. Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish said in a Tuesda...

New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker. Attorney General Letitia James announced the lawsuit on Tuesday against San Fran...

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens

When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One to fly to a Kentucky campaign rally two weeks ago, a plan was in place for him to give final approval to a plan to ban most flavored e-cigarettes. ...

Hong Kong police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police warned protesters on Thursday that they were moving “one step closer to terrorism” by sinking the city into chaos, as riot squads skirmished with mi...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 12 The Los Angeles Times on the U.S. Supreme Court hearing on efforts to overturn the Deferred...

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___ Board of Google parent investigating sexual misconduct cases SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alphabet's board of directors is investigating claims of sexual misconduct mad...