Hong Kong primaries: What you need to know

What were the elections about? The Hong Kong primaries were held to select the most promising candidates from the democratic parties for the elections to the Hong Kong legislature in September 2020...

Blame game? Cuomo takes heat over NY nursing home study

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing blistering criticism over an internal report that found no strong link between a controversial state directive that sent thousands of recovering co...

Clashes erupt at Taiwan's legislature over Control Yuan appointment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang (KMT) had a physical confrontation in the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday morning (July 14) o...

Oregon, other states putting names of ousted police online

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in police custody, Oregon has released the names of over 1,700 officers whose transgressions over the past 50 years were so serious tha...

Hong Kong primaries: What you need to know

What were the elections about? The Hong Kong primaries were held to select the most promising candidates from the democratic parties for the elections to the Hong Kong legislature in September 2020...

Maine speaker drowns out rivals in bid to take on Collins

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — It's great to be identified early as the establishment-backed candidate and to benefit from millions of dollars in donations. It's not so great for the opponen...

Philippines' shutdown of top broadcaster impacts thousands of employees' families: Union heads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine Congress' decision not to renew the broadcasting license of a major TV network will affect the families of many of the company's approximately 11,00...

Over 200,000 vote in Hong Kong's pro-democracy primaries

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers turned up over the weekend to vote in an unofficial two-day primary election held by the city’s pro-democracy camp as it gears up to field candid...

The Latest: India cases pass 800,000 with record daily jump

NEW DELHI: India’s coronavirus cases have passed 800,000 with the biggest spike of 27,114 cases in the past 24 hours, causing nearly a dozen states to impose a partial lockdown in high-risk areas. ...

COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers' comp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes, essential workers who get the coronavirus on the job have no guarantee in most states they'll qualify for w...

Los Alamitos track on 10-day probation after horse deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Horse Racing Board on Friday put Los Alamitos on probation for 10 days while the track develops a plan to address an increase in horse deaths. The b...

Legislature confirms Examination Yuan nominees

The Legislature on Friday approved the appointment of 11 members of the Examination Yuan, the branch of government that is responsible for administering national civil servant exams and appointing, tr...

Biden's Iowa hires signal tightening in state Trump won big

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign has lined up a senior team in Iowa, a sign Democrats see the state where Republican Donald Trump beat them handily in 2016 as within reach. ...

Mississippi seeing big virus outbreak in state legislature

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Packed elevators and crowded committee rooms. Legislators sitting shoulder-to-shoulder on the House and Senate floor. People standing close to each other and talking, sometimes l...

Tennessee panel favors removing Confederate bust in Capitol

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee panel voted Thursday to recommend the bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader be moved from the state Capitol into the state museum, casting the...