White teen sentenced; planned to kill black churchgoers

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A white 17-year-old girl was sentenced Thursday to four years in juvenile detention for planning to stab north Georgia churchgoers to death because they were Black. ...

No. 18 Michigan faces difficult opener at No. 21 Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan hasn't left Minnesota with a loss since 1977. This time, the only fans in the seats will be family members of the players, drastically reducing the disad...

Protest at Kansas school after student told to remove hijab

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Officials at a Kansas high school are investigating after a student was told to remove her Islamic head scarf, known as a hijab, prompting other students to stage a demonstr...

Mute buttons and plexiglass: Inside the final 2020 debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While millions of people will be watching on television, only around 200 will be allowed inside the massive college arena in Nashville where President Donald Trump and his Demo...

Man U's Rashford keeps pressure on government to feed kids

Soccer star Marcus Rashford's campaign to feed poor students has sparked a partisan political battle that makes scoring goals for Manchester United seem trivial by comparison. The 22...

Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

Taiwan, UK sign MOU on education cooperation

Taipei, Oct. 21 (CNA) Taiwan and the United Kingdom on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to advance cooperation in English learning and education. The agreement was signed remotely and...

Tide goes for 14th straight in 'Third Saturday in October'

Here are things to watch in Week 5 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK Apologies to the purists: the “Third Saturday in October” rivalry between No. 2 ...

What does it mean to be Indigenous Taiwanese?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "I was in third grade when my dad brought the family back to the tribe; people were celebrating for a wedding, and at that time, my grandpa, who lived in the tribe wi...

Analysis: Racial inequity in who takes career, tech courses

Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her high school in Wilmington, Delaware. Kamara, who is Black, was enro...

Analysis: Racial inequity in who takes career, tech courses

Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her high school in Wilmington, Delaware. Kamara, who is Black, was enro...

In video classes teachers parse clues to student wellbeing

Christi Brouder had finally gotten her 10-year-old daughter settled on the hallway floor with a laptop and signed into a video class on Google Meet when the girl's 6-year-old brother leaped over compu...

Vaping, HTP use on rise among youth as Taiwan mulls tightening controls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With an amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act being reviewed before its first reading, a new report sheds light on the number of young Taiwanese exposed to the h...

COVID-19 deepens divide between Bangladesh's rural and urban students

Nine-year-old Subarna Akhter Sathi spends most of her days with friends at a local playground in Brahmanbaria, an eastern district of Bangladesh. Normally, Subarna would be in school or doing homework...

Teófimo López win excites Honduran Americans amid pain

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — It would have been just another Saturday night until Faridd Sierra got a phone call from his brother: come over. A fellow Honduran American is fighting for a unified boxing lig...