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Rick Astley revisits his career-making song with 'gratitude'

NEW YORK (AP) — How does Rick Astley handle one of his songs being part of the biggest internet meme of all time? He rolls with it, obviously. “Listen, let’s face it, ‘Never Gonna Gi...

EXPLAINER: How platforms dealt with 'RINO hunting' video

Washington (AP) — When a GOP Missouri U.S. Senate candidate released a video Monday in which he cocked a gun after calling for a hunt of fellow Republicans who he believes are “RINOs,” or Republicans ...

Zelenskyy hails Ukraine's possible EU membership — live updates

Zelenskyy has talked up the contribution his country would to the EU Kaliningrad faces Lithuanian blockade Ukrainian filmmaker from Mariupol freed by Russian forces This was last updated at 03:00 ...

Goalkeeper secures spot in World Cup and in Aussie folklore

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — There were two diametrically different ways Andrew Redmayne stood to be remembered after he sprang into a distracting dance routine across the goal-line during the decisive ...

A summer job: Good for the teenage soul and wallet

It’s been a rough couple of years, especially for teenagers. Between the shutdowns and the shift to contactless everything — including education — adolescents got a pretty raw deal. They could use a b...

Anonymous hacks Chinese educational site to mark Tiananmen massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous on Saturday (June 4) hacked into a Chinese government educational website to commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massac...

Light show celebrates opening of Taipei’s new landmark arts center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The eye-catching Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) will transform into a luminous feature every night as part of a marathon light show being held between now and its sc...

Ethics panel opens investigation into GOP's Madison Cawthorn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is investigating allegations that Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn had a conflict of interest in a cryptocurrency he promoted and engaged in an improper re...

Netflix Taiwan apologizes for meme mocking COVID rapid test 'shortage'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netflix Taiwan issued a public apology after receiving backlash for posting a meme about people “unable to purchase rapid tests” on Saturday (May 21). In a ...

EXPLAINER: ESG investing and the debate surrounding it

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the latest sign ESG investing is now mainstream after starting as a niche corner of Wall Street: It's become the target of Republican politicians and billionaire Elon Musk amid ...

CEO of FTX crypto exchange buys big stake in Robinhood

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX has bought a 7.6% stake in Robinhood Markets, according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Thursday. Samuel Bankman-Fried sai...

Fed: Inflation, Ukraine biggest threats to financial system

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Monday that Russia's war in Ukraine and surging inflation are now the greatest threats facing the global financial system, supplanting the coronavirus pandemic...

Anonymous warns China not to 'try anything stupid against Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hacker group Anonymous defaced a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) website and warned Beijing to "not try anything stupid against Taiwan" in the wake of Russia&#...

Biden visits Lockheed plant as weapons stockpile strained

TROY, Ala. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday credited the assembly line workers at a Javelin missile plant for doing lifesaving work in building the antitank weapons that are being sent to Ukraine...

Push to arm Ukraine putting strain on US weapons stockpile

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes take off almost daily from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware — hulking C-17s loaded up with Javelins, Stingers, howitzers and other material being hustled to Eastern Europe...