LeBron's worlds collide as son's team, alma mater ,eet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — They crowded into Nationwide Arena, 13,000 strong, cheering every shot, roaring with every basket. Many were not there to see the game. They came to see LeBron....

Mayor of beach resort angers Taiwanese with Chinese flag on his business card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The mayor of Hengchun angered Taiwanese by handing out business cards in the United States showing the five-star flag of communist China, reports said Saturday (December 1...

Brazil's Amazon at a Crossroads

TRAIRAO, Brazil (AP) — Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt roads that lead away from a national forest, carrying ...

What's next: How UK's election Thursday will affect Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The national election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party doesn't fare we...

Taipei City mayor says harbor town of Keelung should be part of capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The harbor city of Keelung should become part of Taipei City if it wants to improve its development, the capital’s outspoken mayor, Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), said Wednesday (...

What's next: How UK's election Thursday will affect Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The national election in Britain Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party does not fare well...

Paralyzed Humboldt crash survivor takes first steps

The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The 6-foot-1, 190-pound defenseman ...

America’s influence, once so dominant, waning under Trump

It’s whispered in NATO meeting rooms and celebrated in China’s halls of power. It’s lamented in the capital cities of key U.S. allies and welcomed in the Kremlin. Three years into Do...

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...

North Carolina Rep. Holding won't seek 2020 reelection

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Rep. George Holding announced on Friday he won't run for reelection — the victim of a congressional map redrawn following a court order that now makes ...

NC lawmaker may challenge Sen. Tillis after district redrawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Walker may challenge GOP Sen. Thom Tillis for the party's Senate nomination next year or might run against either of two GOP House colleagues in t...

Olympic champion Biles to headline post-Olympic tour

Simone Biles wants to bring gymnastics to the masses and plans to bring some of her friends along for the ride. The Olympic and world champion is headlining a tour in the fall of 202...

Chen most common surname in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. online lending firm NetCredit last week showed that Chen is the most common surname in Taiwan. Collecting data from Ancestry.com and Oxford University, Wang wa...

APEC Automotive Dialogue opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Asia-Pacific dialogue about the automobile industry opened on Wednesday (Dec. 4) in Taipei, with more than 100 officials and business representatives from across the re...

Judges: New North Carolina Congress map will be used in 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges ordered a new U.S. House district map that Republican state legislators drew last month be used in the 2020 elections, deciding on Monday there wasn’t the ti...