Exhausted cities face another challenge: a surge in violence

NEW YORK (AP) — Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the nation are facing yet another challenge: a surge in...

Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms

WASHINGTON (AP) — On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that...

French academic warns Beijing's intent of 'absorbing' Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the implementation of Hong Kong's new national security law, Jean-Francois Di Meglio, president of the French independent think tank Asia Centre, warned on...

Klopp, the eccentric who put Liverpool back on its perch

Jürgen Klopp was two months into his tenure as Liverpool manager when he strode onto the Anfield turf, cajoled his players into lining up with him at the edge of the penalty area, and made them thanks...

Nevada men alleged to have 'boogaloo' ties plead not guilty

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three men that prosecutors say have ties to an anti-government movement and tried to spark violence during recent Las Vegas protests pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal explosives...

Business Highlights

___ Stocks slide on Wall Street as new coronavirus cases surge NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slumped on Wall Street after new coronavirus cases in the U.S. hit their highe...

Twitter bans pro-Trump meme maker for copyright violations

A conservative social media user whose far-right memes have been praised and reposted by President Donald Trump has been kicked off Twitter for repeated copyright violations. Logan C...

Photo of the Day: New Taiwan-India Milk Tea Alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme showing a new online alliance between Taiwan and India is trending on Twitter as both countries have had to deal with aggressive military actions by China. In ea...

China ordered assault on Indian troops: US report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Chinese general ordered last week's bloody attack on Indian troops, according to a U.S. intelligence source. On Monday U.S. News & World Report cited a...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan stands with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inspired by a meme showing Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists supporting India, Taiwan News has created a meme expressing Taiwan's solidarity with India, as both ...

Photo of the Day: Exit the Dragon - Enter India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian dairy cooperative early this month posted an illustration of its iconic mascot turning down a product from a Chinese dragon, drawing nearly 1 million likes and t...

Public health workers fighting virus face growing threats

Emily Brown was stretched thin. As the director of the Rio Grande County Public Health Department in rural Colorado, she was working 12- and 14-hour days, struggling to respond to th...

New USAID adviser sparks furor over past anti-Islam comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Muslim American groups are calling for the dismissal of a newly appointed religious freedom adviser for the U.S. Agency for International Development, citing past online posts tha...

Virus restrictions fuel anti-government 'boogaloo' movement

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — They carry high-powered rifles and wear tactical gear, but their Hawaiian shirts and leis are what stand out in the crowds that have formed at state capital buildings to prot...

Photo of the Day: 'How's life in China?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme mocking communist China's brutal authoritarian rule has resurfaced and continues to resonate among netizens amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. O...