China threatens to detain visiting Americans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned United States officials that it may detain American citizens in retaliation for the prosecution of Chinese scientists in the U.S. who allegedly lied about...

Influencers behaving badly: Mexico kicks them out of ruins

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeological authorities in Mexico said Tuesday they kicked cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "i...

US issues sweeping new travel warning for China, Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday issued a sweeping new advisory warning against travel to mainland China and Hong Kong, citing the risk of “arbitrary detention" and “arbitrary...

Connecticut stadium to serve as Toronto FC's temporary home

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Toronto FC has announced plans to move at least its next home game to Connecticut for the upcoming phase of the Major League Soccer season. Toronto will host t...

French national's nude photoshoot lands her in trouble in India

A French tourist arrested for shooting in the nude in a holy Indian city will face charges and could be imprisoned if found guilty. A 27-year-old French tourist who has been staying in the northern...

Bad week for Mexico tourism capped by mis-translations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — It has been a bad week for Mexican tourism promotion, and it got worse Friday when the English language version of the country’s tourism website appeared with hilarious mis-translat...

US lists Taiwan as low-risk after lifting global 'Do not Travel' advisory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government has included Taiwan among a select list of low-risk destinations after lifting its global "Do Not Travel" advisory. Due to an improvement ...

Mexico resort pulls controversial 'anything goes' tourism ad

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican coastal city of Acapulco pulled a pair of controversial video ads Thursday touting the faded resort’s reputation as an “anything goes” tourism destination because they w...

US health agency relaxes travel advice for several countries

NEW YORK (AP) — If Taiwan or Greenland is in your travel plans, U.S. public health officials say you can go ahead and pack your bags. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention o...

34 states, Puerto Rico, DC must now quarantine in NY, NJ, CT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Travelers from 34 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, must now quarantine for 14 days when they travel to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. ...

31 states now on NY, CT, NJ quarantine list as COVID spikes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Residents from 31 states must now quarantine for 14 days when arriving in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as dozens of states experience rising positive COVID-19 rates. ...

New pressure on Ohio governor, once hailed for virus action

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Early during the coronavirus outbreak, Ohio’s Republican governor appeared prophetic with his decisive steps to ban spectators from a sports expo, shut down all schools before an...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to resume flights to New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) announced Wednesday (July 15) that it would resume flights to New York by the end of the month following an interruption caused by the Wuhan coronavir...

4 more states added to NY's coronavirus quarantine list

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added four more states to New York's quarantine list on Tuesday as he sought to contain the spread of COVID-19 from regions of the country where infectio...

New York outlines the when and hows of a return to school

New York parents and educators got some long-awaited answers to their back-to-school questions Monday, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying schools will be allowed to open in areas where the coronavirus is u...