King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to the nation, Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leade...

Kamala Harris jumps into presidential race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidentia...

EU slaps sanctions on Syrians, Russians over attacks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is imposing sanctions on Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack in Britain and a Syrian research center as the bloc steps up its action against the use of chemical...

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. The National Weather...

Taiwan arrests suspected organizers of missing Vietnamese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced today that they have arrested seven people suspected of devising the plan for 152 Vietnamese tourists to go miss...

NBA players, coaches appreciate chance to play on MLK Day

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant cherishes the opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by playing basketball on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights leader. "What ...

Pope visit to CentAm highlights church ministry to migrants

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — When Pope Francis visits Panama this week, he arrives not only as the first Latin American pontiff to visit Central America but as perhaps the world's most prominent advocate for...

'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a loc...

Trump urges Americans to 'be careful' amid winter storm

President Donald Trump is warning Americans affected by the winter storm to "be careful." The storm is bringing some of the coldest temperatures of the season as it tracked east Satu...

Protesters to rally against Macedonia deal in central Athens

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesters are gathering in central Athens for a rally against the Greek-Macedonia name deal. The protest is being staged outside Greece's Parliament, which is ...

Taiwan Pavilion shines at a luxury travel exhibition in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Pavilion was recognized with two awards at India’s leading trade show on business; meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE); and luxury tr...

Irving has 32 as Celtics rally in 4th quarter, top Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday night for their third straight win. After trailing for most ...

Taiwan composer’s prize-winning score to premiere in Seattle

Taiwan composer Lin Chia-ying’s prize-winning piece “Ascolsia” is set to be performed by the Seattle Symphony in a world premiere at its Celebrate Asia concert Jan. 27 in the U.S. ci...

'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a loc...

The Latest: Trump's plan trades protection for immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 11:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is expected to announce later Saturday that he ...