Army's use of TikTok app raises concerns on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill. Demo...

For 'Joy of Cooking' revision, editors mixed marriage, food

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine carefully testing several thousand recipes for a beloved cookbook. Then imagine coming up with 600 brand new ones. Now imagine doing all that in your home kitchen. Without a di...

Apparent meteor flashes across night sky in St. Louis area

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An apparent meteor has brightened the night sky over St. Louis. The National Weather Service posted a video of the flashing light streaking across the area Monday ni...

AP Photos: Portraits of Hong Kong's masked protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — For many protesters in Hong Kong, identity is entwined with surveillance. Their signature masks, umbrellas and top-to-bottom black outfits shield them not only from ...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t...

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social...

Twitter accounts push propaganda photos of Turkish soldiers

As Turkish forces invaded northern Syria in early October, supporters of the offensive launched a different kind of campaign — online. Dozens of images claiming to show Turkey's sold...

Spain repeats election as Catalan crisis boosts far right

MADRID (AP) — Spain is holding its fourth general election in as many years — and the second this year — amid voter distrust and a renewed Catalan independence bid that has bolstered the far right. ...

Indian influencers praise Taiwan's freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular travel blogger and influencer Aakash Malhotra and his girlfriend Aparajita Misra became the fourth group to participate in the "Spend a Night @ Taiwan's P...

Texas governor opens homeless campsite amid feud with Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Republican governor said Thursday he is creating a homeless campsite on state land in the capital of Austin, escalating a battle with the city's liberal leaders over people...

Christian comedian John Crist cancels tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian comedian John Crist has canceled his tour and a planned Netflix special is on hold after he acknowledged mistreating women. Crist, who often skewers...

Videos criticizing instructor as 'anti-white' spark probe

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah university has opened an investigation after a student's YouTube videos calling debate-team teachings "anti-white" gained widespread attention online, sparking threats target...

Malaysian student shoots 3 awe-inspiring timelapse videos of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a parting gift following four years of study in Taiwan, a 23-year-old Malaysian student has released the second and third installments of a trilogy of timelapse videos ...