Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back to 1998, marking the latest charges against a man trailed for decades by lur...

Border agents install razor wire at El Paso bridges

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at Texas ports of entry across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups of migrants wait to seek asylum...

The Latest: Rocks thrown at Venezuela opposition caravan

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9 a.m. An opposition lawmaker travelling across Venezuela to collect huma...

Rape by Taiwanese abortion doctor exposed after wife tried to catch mistress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after the shocking news that a doctor at an abortion clinic had raped his patient while she was undergoing an abortion procedure in his clinic in Taoyuan, Taiwan, it has ...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A fire that raced through part of a historic district of Bangladesh's capital took hours to extinguish and killed dozens. Firefighters and residents frantically worked to douse the flames in the dense...

Vigilantes hurl eggs at alleged rapist's abortion clinic in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Vigilantes tossed eggs at the clinic and car owned by a doctor early this morning, after news broke yesterday that he had raped a migrant worker while she was undergoing an abo...

From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State fighters facing defeat in Syria are slipping across the border into Iraq, where they are destabilizing the country's fragile security, U.S. and Iraqi officials say. ...

Battle of Taiwanese tennis titans taking place in Dubai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the 2019 Dubai Tennis Championships in the women’s doubles, a match between Taiwanese tennis titans is happening today when the Chan sisters face off against Hsie...

Cellphone internet access bringing changes fast to Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — After a tornado slammed Havana in late January, Mijail Ramirez complained on Twitter that authorities were threatening to evict him from his damaged home. A week later he said the govern...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. At least 43 ...

Taiwanese students chop leg off Chiang Kai-shek equestrian statue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The leg of an equestrian statue of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) was cut off by college students early this morning on the campus of National Chengchi University (NCCU) to retaliate ag...

Man murdered in S. Taiwan over car crash that occurred 18 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 38 year old Kaohsiung man, surnamed Chen (陳), was murdered on Friday morning, Feb. 22, outside of his home in the city’s Fengshan District, by a former friend, surnamed...

USA Today editor apologizes for yearbook blackface photo

PHOENIX (AP) — The editor of USA Today apologized Thursday for an image portraying blackface that was published in the Arizona State University yearbook on her watch. Nicole Carroll ...

GOP fundraiser admits fraud; accused of spending on escorts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A GOP fundraiser and former congressional candidate from Rhode Island has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud and violating campaign law after prosecutors say he used more tha...

Tennessee gov. says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was 17 when he joined the Kappa Alpha fraternity at Auburn University, which every spring held an "Old South" party where he and other members dressed i...