KMT government might have been behind martial law-era homicide of Taiwanese dissident's family: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report concerning the triple homicide of family members of prominent Kaohsiung Incident dissident Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) suggests that the authoritarian Kuomintang (KMT...

American convicted of Yonghe murder sentenced to life in prison in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American man convicted of being the mastermind behind the grisly Yonghe murder has been handed a life sentence, while his accomplices have received sentences ranging f...

Trump courts black voters, but opposition remains deep

DETROIT (AP) — President Donald Trump brought African American guests to his State of the Union speech, ran a Super Bowl ad boasting how he’s making the criminal justice system more equitable for blac...

Book reveals 2 fathers linked by grief to 2015 Paris attacks

PARIS (AP) — Lola Salines happily accepted the last-minute concert ticket from a friend the night of Nov. 13, 2015. At 28, the Parisian had already created her own brand at a prestigious French publis...

AP FACT CHECK: Distortion in Trump's impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first formal response to impeachment charges, President Donald Trump misrepresented the testimony of a key witness who described an exchange of favors in the Ukraine matter. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's compulsive claims of 'biggest' ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — Size matters to President Donald Trump. So much that he exaggerates continually, sometimes spectacularly, the size of what he does. Just as his tax cuts are far fro...

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German police officer in hot water over Hitler lookalike

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they are considering disciplinary proceedings against an officer who failed to step in when an Adolf Hitler lookalike showed up at a motorbike meeting in the eastern st...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nanc...

Democrats call US killing of Iraqi general 'reckless'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Thursday that President Donald Trump has “tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox" with the targeted killing of Iran's top genera...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 26, the 360th day of 2019. There are five days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 26...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019

A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childho...

Wisconsin governor rejects 'Making a Murderer' pardon bid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Friday he will not consider a pardon request from a man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 N...

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he won't pardon Brendan Dassey, whose case spotlighted in 'Making a Murderer' series

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he won't pardon Brendan Dassey, whose case spotlighted in 'Making a Murderer' series.

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019

A sharecropper's son who rose through the seats of power to become one of the nation's most influential voices. A Republican who went on to lead the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal wing. A lauded writer ...