Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-19 23:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 24 1 2 China 74,187 2,009 3 Hong Kong 65 ...

Taiwanese group calls for changing China Airlines to 'Formosa Airlines'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-Taiwan independence group on Monday (Feb. 3) called for the word "China" to be removed from the name of Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines to avo...

South Carolina's Confederate Relic Room ponders name change

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's military museum covers 250 years of artifacts and stories of brave soldiers fighting for their country, from men with muskets facing the British before the U.S. ...

Philadelphia, City of Brotherly Love, changes to sisterhood

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia, otherwise known as the City of Brotherly Love, changed its nickname Thursday in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. The city's hon...

It's Barty time at Australian Open; local hope is into semis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There's a Barty going on Down Under. It's already bigger than the Barty party that took over Melbourne Park last year. That ended with Ash Barty's loss to...

Erasing Evo: Bolivian bid to remove his image draws backlash

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A man with a sledgehammer pounded at the bust of his country's former leader adorning a huge sports stadium that his government had built and named after the then long-reigning ...

Troubled boxing body AIBA looks to change its name

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Amateur boxing's troubled governing body AIBA is considering a name change after it was cut out of organizing the Olympic tournaments this year. AIBA's ...

Wisconsin governor lights 'holiday' tree; choir sings carols

Madison, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers lit the state Capitol's “holiday tree” while praising scientists as a choir sang Christmas carols Friday in an odd juxtaposition of the two sides of the ...

Phony 'fact check' account on Twitter raises new concerns

The deception was easy to pull off and came with barely any consequences. Britain’s Conservative Party changed the name of its press office’s Twitter account to “factcheckUK&rdquo...

Hedge fund Alden becomes Tribune’s largest shareholder

NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund Alden Global Capital is now the largest shareholder of Tribune Publishing, the company that owns the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News. ...

Name change for ‘midget’ division in Canadian hockey

TORONTO (AP) — The term “midget” is being dropped from youth divisions in Canadian hockey because the governing body aims to be more inclusive. Hockey Canada says it wanted to be sur...

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly ...

KMT wants to remove ‘Taiwan’ from Taipei-Prague sister city agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sister city agreement between the Czech capital of Prague and Taipei stalled Friday (November 8) because a Kuomintang (KMT) party member at the Taipei City Council wante...

Mayor: Roxbury residents support 'Nubian Square' name change

BOSTON (AP) — An effort to rename the square in a historically black Boston neighborhood to Nubian Square isn't dead, despite the failure of a citywide referendum. Democratic Mayor M...

Kansas City votes to remove King's name from historic street

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year after the city co...