Pulitzer-winning photojournalist Yannis Behrakis dead at 58

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Yannis Behrakis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, has died. He was 58. His death Saturday was confirmed by his employers, Reuters, where he had worked ...

Taiwanese photographer takes 1st place in intl. underwater photography contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese photographer has been awarded first place a in world-class underwater photography competition, called “World Shoot Out.” In the “Wide Angl...

Fiery kapok flowers bloom along a country road in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fiery flowers are blossoming on kapok trees along a country road in Tainan City’s Baihe District (白河) in SW Taiwan, and the bloom is expected to last through the fou...

Marella Agnelli, widow of Fiat tycoon, dies at 91 in Turin

ROME (AP) — Italian state TV and news agency ANSA say Marella Agnelli, widow of Fiat tycoon Gianni Agnelli and a 20th-century symbol of elegance, has died at her family home in Turin, in Italy's north...

Taipei Lantern Fest grand finale to feature Tokyo Disney carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival will reach its climax when a carnival parade takes place in Ximending on Sunday (Feb. 24), bringing an end to the nine-day event with ente...

Taiwan Presidential Office building to host centennial celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office revealed the visual design and animation Monday for an upcoming campaign to celebrate the centennial of the building where Taiwan’s leaders h...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

A dying disk: Warm weather deteriorates river's wheel of ice

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Maine's giant spinning ice disk may soon meet its end because of unseasonably warm weather. The Portland Press Herald reports the disk in the Presumpscot Rive...

Authorities: Photographer drugged, raped young models

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A professional photographer drugged and sexually assaulted young models or aspiring models he worked with in Oregon and California, federal and state authorities said Wednesda...

Photojournalist is remembered as innovator, problem-solver

ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Dietz, who helped photojournalists to document history on the world's biggest stages, died while on assignment to cover the Super Bowl in Atlanta. He was 53. Dietz...

Ginsburg makes first public appearance since cancer surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery, attending a concert in her honor given by her daughter-in-law and oth...

Two Taiwanese nominated in Sony World Photography Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Two Taiwanese photographers have been nominated in this year’s Sony World Photography Awards. The nominees of the international photography competition were announ...

Android users exposed to data theft risk for using photo editing apps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beauty apps available on the Google Play Store for mobile devices running the Android operating system could pose data security risks to users, a Taiwanese IT security com...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2019. There are 339 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, ...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being...