For some, a DNA test produces only uncertainty about health

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, Katie Burns got a phone call that shows what can happen in medicine when information runs ahead of knowledge. Burns learned that a genetic test of her fetu...

AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know

WASHINGTON (AP) — Curiosity about ancestry is the main reason Americans seek genetic testing. But large segments of the public also want to know if they're at risk for various medical conditions — eve...

Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are happy to say President Donald Trump undermined American democracy. That he patted Vladimir Putin on the back for interfering in U.S. elections. That he's being blackmai...

Almost half of the public does not believe Taiwan ex-President Ma is innocent: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Almost half the public does not believe former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is innocent of breach of trust, according to an opinion poll by the Taiwan NextGen Foundat...

Most Filipinos have 'little trust' in China, disapprove of Manila's S. China Sea policy 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A survey in the Philippines by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) organization has found that the majority of Filipinos are deeply unsatisfied with the government’s S...

Indian engineer wins Taiwan News World Cup Photo Contest 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Balaji Jadavar (吉奈特) is the official winner of the Taiwan News World Cup Photo Contest for his photo of himself standing next to a cardboard cutout of Team Portugal's ...

Nigeria's ruling party wins race for governor in south state

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, has narrowly won the race for governor of Ekiti state in the country's south, electoral officials announced Sunday. ...

Summit fever: Trump reaches for big moment with Putin

HELSINKI (AP) — A face-to-face sitdown with a long-feared foe. Endless media hype. Huge ratings. Although President Donald Trump has met with Russia's Vladimir Putin twice before, he...

Summit fever: Trump reaches for big moment with Putin

HELSINKI (AP) — A face-to-face sitdown with a long-feared foe. Endless media hype. Huge ratings. Although President Donald Trump has met with Russia's Vladimir Putin twice before, he...

German poll finds most doubt US as reliable security partner

BERLIN (AP) — An opinion poll for Germany's public broadcaster ZDF finds most Germans don't think the United States is a reliable partner in safeguarding Europe's security. Of the 1,...

Former Iowa Gov. Ray's legacy contrasts with modern GOP

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Regarded as a savior to many Vietnam War refugees and as a political centrist willing to cross party lines, former Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray will be remembered at a funeral Frida...

This National Mac & Cheese Day, Kraft Mac & Cheese Turns to Fans to Make History

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Kraft Mac & Cheese, a staple on American tables for over 80 years, has alternated featuring a spoon and fork on the front of its iconic “bl...

Survey: Most people think world is more dangerous than it was 2 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to survey data from the Global Challenges Foundation, a majority of people surveyed believe the world is currently more dangerous than it was two years ago. T...

AP sources: Kavanaugh was Trump's early favorite for court

WASHINGTON (AP) — In calls from the Oval Office, from Air Force One, and from his New Jersey golf club, President Donald Trump returned over and over to the same question as he mulled his next Supreme...

PepsiCo revenue is on the rise

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo is reporting strong earnings for the second quarter and rising revenue. The company earned $1.82 billion, or $1.28 per share. Adjusted for one-time gain...