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Han returns to work as Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has returned to his office at the Kaohsiung City Government Monday morning (Jan. 13) after a devastating loss in S...

The 2020 Taiwan Presidential Elections: A Laowai's Perspective

As a foreigner living in Taiwan, I cannot vote, but I have lived 11 years of my life here and it is hard to escape having a personal perspective on domestic politics. The Best KMT Candidate? It...

Recall campaign against Taiwan’s Kaohsiung mayor plans Dec. 21 march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizers of a campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) want to see 100,000 people take part in a march on Dec. 21, just weeks before the presidential...

The Latest: Official rejects bid to recall Alaska governor

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on an effort to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy (all times local): 3 p.m. An election official has rejected an effort to recall Al...

Alaska governor cites Trump as he faces recall campaign

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fight is brewing over whether Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy should be recalled from office. His critics say he's incompetent and has recklessly tried to slash spe...

LA mayor targeted by recall effort over homeless crisis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has be...

Timeline of key events in life of Gov. Scott Walker

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Key moments in the life of outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Nov. 2, 1967: Scott Walker is born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to mother Patricia, a bookkeep...

AP Exclusive: California judge in rape case has no regrets

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Judge Aaron Persky says he has no regrets. The Northern California judge says he would handle the sexual assault case of former Stanford University swimm...

Stanford professor in recall effort receives rape threat

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Stanford University law professor who is leading an effort to recall a judge over his handling of a high-profile sexual assault case received an envelope Wednesday containing wh...

California council decries member's anti-military comments

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — City Council members in the Los Angeles suburb of Pico Rivera condemned remarks by a colleague who was captured on video calling members of the U.S. military "the lowest of ...

Taiwan Sunflower Movement leader survives recall vote over same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Power Party Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) will hold on to his seat in the Legislative Yuan because the number of voters who agreed Saturday with the recall brought by...