New Taipei woman receives death penalty for strangling her 2 kids

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei woman was sentenced to death on Wednesday (Nov. 25) for murdering her two young children, prompting her attorney to criticize the court's decision as bein...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 7, the 312th day of 2020. There are 54 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 7,...

Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virus

MIAMI (AP) — At LIV, one of the most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs in one of the world's biggest party destinations, there's a velvet-roped VIP area, and then there's a secret VIP area. The parti...

Online entertainment poll marks Taiwanese artists with Chinese flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese stars from supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” actor Chang Chen (張震) have been identified with China's flag instead...

Shania Twain reflects on breakout album that changed country

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The record that turned Shania Twain from a struggling singer-songwriter from Canada into a global superstar also changed country music for years to come. Twa...

All Blacks lock Haden, known for lineout dive, dies aged 69

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All Blacks lock Andy Haden, whose feigned fall from a lineout won New Zealand a match-winning penalty against Wales in 1978 and earned him lasting notoriety, has died. H...

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Today in History Today is Monday, July 20, the 202nd day of 2020. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20...

Tyra Banks waltzing in as new 'Dancing With the Stars' host

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyra Banks will be showing off her moves as solo host of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” The supermodel, actor and businesswoman who co-created “America’s Next Top...

Patriots hope winning still in fashion for new QB Newton

One is a man of a million fedoras. The other is all about the hoodie. But whether Cam Newton and Bill Belichick can take the New England Patriots back to the Super...

Fans turn up heat for ABC's canceled 'Baker and the Beauty'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With cries for equality and justice ringing in the streets, a petition drive to rescue a canceled television series may seem inconsequential. But among the advocat...

Luxury fashion challenged to confront racist attitudes

MILAN (AP) — When luxury fashion lined up social media posts to show solidarity with Black Lives Matters protests, brands got a whole lot of blowback. Transgender model and actress ...

Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande unveil charity song for virus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American pop singers Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande released a video single titled "Stuck With U" on Friday (May 8) featuring the two in quarantine. The ...

Brady: It was 'just time' to leave Pats for new challenge

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady says it was “just time” to move on from the New England Patriots and begin another chapter in his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The six-time Supe...

Gigi Hadid nixed from potential Weinstein juror list

NEW YORK (AP) — The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial narrowed once again Thursday, including the dismissal of supermodel Gigi Hadid. Hadid, 24, was spotted s...

Jury selection at Weinstein's rape trial enters sixth day

NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection at Harvey Weinstein's New York City rape trail resumed Tuesday, a day after supermodel Gigi Hadid caused a stir by emerging as a potential juror. Hundr...