Photo of the Day: Taiwan coaster clears up CCP myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong tourist traveling in Taiwan last month took this photo of a coaster pointing out that the country has never been part of Communist China. The tourist took t...

With joy and sadness, UK lawmakers pack up in Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union — cardboard boxes and Union Jack socks and all. With the Brexit moment set for Friday at midnight Brussels time ( 11...

Analysis: NBA made a good call moving Lakers-Clippers game

The NBA absolutely made the right call in postponing Tuesday night’s game in Los Angeles between the Lakers and the Clippers. The entire league is grieving Kobe Bryant. It’s hard for...

Virus puts damper on Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday

BEIJING (AP) — Temples have locked their doors. The Forbidden City, Shanghai Disneyland and other major tourist destinations are closed. Restaurant reservations are being cancelled. ...

LSU title parade draws massive crowds

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball arena for a parade on Saturday honoring the football team's national cham...

Venezuelan theater becomes Plan B in lawmakers' turf battle

EL HATILLO, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition lawmakers are expected in the coming days to make their third attempt to get inside the legislative chamber in downtown Caracas, after twice this mon...

Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jur...

Nancy Pelosi hands out impeachment pens, a signing tradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi picked up pens lined up beside her and used them to sign a bit of her name on the impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. Then she...

Pelosi doles out impeachment pens, a signing tradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi picked up pens lined up beside her and used them to sign a bit of her name on the impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. Then she...

Ahead in the clouds: Alibaba plans to change the Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alibaba’s promise to the Olympic family is to bring its technological might to help organizers, broadcasters and fans. The Chinese tech giant's Olympic s...

Taiwan Presidential Office's 2020 flag-raising ceremony to start at 6:30 a.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first flag-raising ceremony of 2020 will be held in front of the Presidential Office Building at 6:30 a.m. Before the ceremony, which will be attended by President ...

Singer Etheridge, big Warren donors and souvenir wine bottle

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a Saturday evening in June 2018, with temperatures in the 70s and the Red Sox playing at Fenway Park, supporters of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren gathered at the City Winery...

Taiwan scenery-themed train tickets win Red Dot Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A collection of Taiwanese landscape-themed train tickets has received a Red Dot Award in the category of Brands and Communication Design. The winning work, “Formo...

Patriotism is the theme of Christmas at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating American patriotism at the White House this Christmas, incorporating red and blue into the traditional holiday green, adding a timeline of American...

Regulators stop sale of Montana mine waste `Bag O’Slag’

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Environmental regulators have put a halt to a Montana business association’s sale of sandwich bags of mining waste advertised as a “Bag O’Slag.” Environmental Pr...