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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2019. There are 35 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 2...

Kiwi student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

A language program student from New Zealand on Thursday won the top prize in a Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei where foreign nationals described their experiences in Taiwan or shared other ...

A look at what protesters in Chile have to say

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Once the fuse was lit, the anger couldn't be contained. The spark that ignited protests in Chile was a rise in subway fares, but 12 days later the government has failed to conta...

British Office holds reception to promote climate change action

The British Office, the representative office of the United Kingdom in Taiwan, held a reception in Taipei Thursday to urge people to act immediately against climate change. The environmentally frie...

Nicaragua court frees prisoner in death of Brazilian student

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A court in Nicaragua on Tuesday ordered the release of a suspected armed pro-government civilian sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of Brazilian medical student ...

Fertility doc told to provide DNA sample for paternity test

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A judge says a Vermont fertility doctor accused of using his own sperm to impregnate a patient must turn over a sample of his DNA for paternity testing. A Flor...

Shortening trainee doctor hours hasn't harmed patients

When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answ...

Jarrett to become seventh Andretti to run at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The handsome young man with the easy smile and famous last name had just turned his first laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he grabbed a cellphone to call his father, who wa...

Woman arrested in southern Taiwan on suspicion of arson, patricide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 28 year old woman has been arrested in Tainan on suspicion of arson in a fire at her family home, which resulted in the death of her father and the injury of two other f...

Bills seek special consent for pelvic exams under anesthesia

Savanah Harshbarger estimates she performed as many as 10 pelvic exams last year on patients before gynecologic surgeries, feeling for fibroid tumors or other abnormalities. The Duke...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 6, the 126th day of 2019. There are 239 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 6, 1954,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 20, the 110th day of 2019. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 2...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2019. There are 303 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 3, 19...

Black Virginia voters feel betrayed, left in no-win scenario

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Eva Siakam's choice to campaign for Ralph Northam in 2017 was a simple one: He was a Democrat and endorsed by Barack Obama, America's first black president. But ...

Leningrad siege survivors recall their ordeal after 75 years

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Tamara Chernykh, 81, still can't forget those tiny pieces of bread that her granny used to put under her pillow as a night treat for a starving four-year-old girl in besi...