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Dutch PM Rutte condemns threats to teacher over cartoon

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday that threats that forced a teacher in the port city of Rotterdam to go hiding after some students objected to a political cart...

Danish PM defends newspaper cartoon that angered Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday (Jan. 28) defended a political cartoon, published by Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, that has drawn the ire of Beijing...

Photo of the Day: China's 'win-win' debt diplomacy ploy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday (Sept. 10), an American illustrator on social media posted his latest cartoon, which mocked China's debt diplomacy masked as a "win-win" deal. Allan...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 1 The Charlotte Observer on a mass shooting on the campus of UNC-Charlott...

Native Americans say movement to end 'redface' is slow

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed as relics of the past: the Indian maiden on the butter container at the ...

1770s cartoon commemorating Boston Tea Party to be auctioned

BOSTON (AP) — A political cartoon published shortly after the Boston Tea Party is hitting the auction block. Heritage Auctions says the rare print celebrating the Dec. 16, 1773, act ...

Copy of Ben Franklin's 'Join or Die' cartoon up for auction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A copy of the "Join or Die" political cartoon that appeared in Benjamin Franklin's Pennsylvania Gazette newspaper in 1754 is up for auction. Nate D. Sanders Aucti...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 9, the 129th day of 2018. There are 236 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 9, 19...

Rauner says no comment on political cartoon as 'white male'

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is sidestepping comment on a political cartoon critics have called racist, saying he doesn't have anything to add to the discussion "as a white male." ...

Nigerian political cartoonist takes aim at ailing leader

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Few Nigerians think it's funny that their president is on extended medical leave in London for the second time this year. But Mike Asukwo sharpens his pencil as he plans his next...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 9, the 129th day of 2017. There are 236 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 9, 1754...

Political cartoon depicts 2017 world situation as ‘new semester’

Taipei (Taiwan News) – With Donald Trump’s inauguration as America's 45th president taking place on Friday, a Japanese cartoonist made a political cartoon titled “The new semeste...