Changing electorate could affect New Hampshire's primary

New Hampshire has been holding the first-in-the-nation presidential primary for 100 years, but a significant number of Tuesday's ballots could be cast by newcomers to that storied tradition. ...

Youth parole officer kept job amid child abuse investigation

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former employee of a New Hampshire youth detention center continued working with children in a state job for nine months after police began investigating allegations that he h...

Venetian islands revamp traditions to counter depopulation

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venetian island of Burano’s charms are rooted in its fishing legacy: the colorful fishermen's cottages, the traditional butter cookies that kept fishermen going at sea and the...

First 'new immigrant' legislator looks back on achievements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After almost four years in the legislature, Cambodian-born Lin Li-chan (林麗蟬) shared her life experience at a forum held by the Fair Winds Foundation on Jan. 4. Lin made...

7 changes to affect foreigners living in Taiwan in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple changes will go into effect in Taiwan in the new year. Here is a list of several that foreigners living in the country should know. Increase of minimum monthly...

Taiwan's new Taiwanese celebrate Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New migrant families took part in an event that included singing Taiwan Christmas songs and making gingerbread houses at Station Front Metro Mall, in Taipei, on Saturday (...

Taiwan to continue empowering immigrants: interior minister

The government will continue to empower immigrants and their children through financial assistance and relaxation of immigration policies, Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) said in a forum S...

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in California

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a rare visit to California, a Democratic stronghold where he is expected to rake in millions of dollars during a series of fundraisers for his ...

As 2020 Democrats come to Texas, GOP looks to key suburbs

PROSPER, Texas (AP) — Thirty new students are from Arizona, and nearly 100 moved from California. But the small town of Prosper, Texas, is expecting more growth — a lot more — so it built a $53 millio...

Abrams to 2020 Democrats: Go after 'unlikely' voters

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Stacey Abrams dove headlong Monday into Democrats' debate over how to win in 2020, urging her party's leaders and presidential candidates to treat her diversifying state as a ...

Han says he won't accept migrants 'causing trouble' in Taiwan after 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is sure to stir more controversy after he said he will not accept migrants who "...

Facing future under CCP, more Hong Kongers head to safe shores of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a result of the troubling social instability in Hong Kong, more and more residents of the city are looking at Taiwan as a potential new home, with a huge spike in Hong Konge...

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there. ...

The Latest: Denver voters turn in ballots in mayor's race

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver's runoff mayoral election (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Denver voters are turning in their ballots in a runoff mayoral election ch...

120 cases reported of foreigners working illegally in New Taipei hospitals over 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 120 cases of foreign workers being illegally employed as caregivers at hospitals in New Taipei City have been reported over the past five years, resulting in over NT...