Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to list the names of 21 Republican senators who he says have “repeatedly expressed contempt” for Donald Trump and his fitness to ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's flailing effort resting on mendacity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's flailing attempt to cling to office after voters decisively chose to oust him has taken the country into a dark and fictional place. Accord...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 17 The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on a recent judicial decision expanding ...

Takeaways from Vatican's McCarrick report as US bishops meet

By The Associated Press (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops are holding their annual fall assembly virtually this week with the Vatican's recent report on the rise and fall of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore ...

Trump putting democracy to the test after his loss to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winston Churchill was not known for leaving his thoughts unspoken. One of them was this: "It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other ...

Vatican's McCarrick report forces debate on power and abuse

ROME (AP) — The Vatican’s report into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has raised uncomfortable questions the Holy See will have to confront going forward, chief among them what it’s going to do about c...

Australia to prosecute troops for war crimes in Afghanistan

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Thursday announced a new investigative agency to build criminal cases against Australian special forces suspected of committing war crimes in Afghanistan. ...

Taiwan will not buy made-in-China version of Pfizer vaccine: CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to rumors that the Pfizer vaccine will be made in China for the Asia market, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) chief said Taiwan will never b...

Trump campaign seeks hand recount in Georgia, could get it

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans are making more demands of Georgia’s chief elections officer as they seek to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s 12,000-vote lead in the state's presidential race. ...

US official says UN has 'lack of curiosity' on Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — The United Nations is not doing enough to investigate reported abuses in China’s Xinjiang region against members of Muslim minority groups, the U.S. envoy for women’s issues said Thursd...

Panthers, Falcons look to put mental mistakes behind them

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Thursday night games may not be all that popular among NFL players. For the Falcons and Panthers, this week’s NFC South matchup can’t get here soon enough. It’...

Six of China's largest semiconductor projects now halted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leading Chinese chipmaker confirmed the rumor on Sunday (Oct. 4) that the U.S. is placing export restrictions on its suppliers and warned of a potential impact on its ...

Chinese fighter jet taken down by bird

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After many weeks of constant intrusions into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) by People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) warplanes, Chinese state...

Preakness 2020: No fans, no traffic, no booze, no May heat

BALTIMORE (AP) — There was no traffic jam, no one hawking souvenirs or food outside Pimlico Race Course and not a six-pack in sight. The scene inside the track on Saturday was even w...

Trump, social media, right-wing news stir up antifa scares

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — The group gathered around the town square, waiting for the arrival of what has become a new American boogeyman: antifa. Michael Johnson and others were certai...