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Cartoon of the Day: Foreign media fearmongering vs. Taiwanese tranquility

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to contrast the sensationalistic coverage by foreign media of China's military exercises wi...

Today in History: August 16, Elvis Presley dies at 42

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2022. There are 137 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 16, ...

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with felony assault with a firearm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies Monday for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood last year, prosecutors said. The Los Angeles C...

Rock icon Melissa Etheridge announces solo off-Broadway show

NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Melissa Etheridge has found a new stage: The Grammy- and Oscar-winner will unveil a solo show mixing her music and stories off-Broadway. “Melissa Etheridge: My...

Today in History: August 15, Woodstock opens

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2022. There are 138 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 15, 1...

Fundraiser helps preserve legacy of Taiwan's late activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiang Wei-shui’s Cultural Foundation is holding a fundraiser for the first time in 16 years as it seeks to better preserve Taiwan’s cultural heritage. The ...

Audio Interface Market Size, Share Analysis | Statistics, Opportunities and Reports 2031

The latest research report provides a complete assessment of the Audio Interface market for the forecast year 2022-2031, which is beneficial for companies regardless of their size and revenue. This su...

Svika Pick, prolific Israeli singer-songwriter, dies at 72

JERUSALEM (AP) — Svika Pick, a pillar of Israel's music industry who gained international attention after his song won the Eurovision Song Contest, has died. He was 72. Pick, known a...

GOP candidates stress urgency at annual Nevada cookout

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Standing in front of 1,500 Republicans at a rural ranch backdropped by the Sierra Nevada mountains, Nevada’s Republican governor candidate Joe Lombardo referenced the “elepha...

Afghan rights leader heartbroken after year of Taliban rule

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A year after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, prominent Afghan rights activist Sima Samar is still heartbroken over what happened to her country. Samar, a f...

Spain: 1 killed when wind collapses parts of festival stage

MADRID (AP) — Part of a temporary concert stage collapsed in strong wind Saturday at an outdoor music festival in eastern Spain, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, regional authorities ...

Spain: Stage collapse at Medusa festival kills one person amid strong winds

One person died, and at least 40 others were injured when high winds caused parts of the main stage at a dance music festival in Spain to collapse on Saturday. Violent gusts of wind tore off parts of...

Russians are increasingly flocking to visa-free Serbia

The Krov community center is located in a narrow top-floor apartment in central Belgrade. The wood-covered main room is reminiscent of West German party cellars from the 1970s. Normally, it's a hu...

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as...

Judds asks court to seal report of death investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death. ...