China approves new law to protect whistleblowers and prevent epidemics

Beijing passed a new law on Saturday to protect whistleblowers who disclose information about public health emergencies as part of wider efforts to improve its handling of disease outbreaks. Chinese ...

White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as th...

White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as th...

Taiwan educational publisher owner apologizes for workplace bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group Chairman Lee Wan-chi (李萬吉) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) apologized for the workplace bullying of a former employee suspected a...

Vatican putting 2 priests on trial accused of abuse, coverup

ROME (AP) — Two priests are going on trial in the Vatican’s criminal tribunal this week, one accused of sexually abusing an altar boy who served at papal Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica, and the other ...

‘Whistleblower’ of Taiwan company owner's quarantine violation bullied

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An employee of Taiwan's Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group reportedly suffered workplace bullying after she was accused of being the "whistleblower" beh...

Whistleblower who alleged White House virus failures resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking government whistleblower who alleges the Trump administration fumbled its coronavirus response resigned Tuesday, saying he has been forced out. Lawye...

A capsule look at the Astros-Athletics playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-five playoff series between the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics in Los Angeles beginning Monday: ___ Season Series: Athletics won...

Trump adds to election anxiety by pushing legal boundaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has floated the unconstitutional idea of delaying the Nov. 3 election. His administration may have violated a judge's order on the 2020 census and could be hel...

House Intelligence panel to subpoena DHS over whistleblower

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday he will subpoena the Department of Homeland Security after a department whistleblower wasn’t allowed access to document...

FIFA challenged at court by Porto in Football Leaks case

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA is being challenged by Portuguese champion Porto in a case of third-party ownership of a player’s economic rights revealed in the “Football Leaks” series. The Cour...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 26, the 270th day of 2020. There are 96 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

Egyptian police disperse rare, small protests; 10 arrested

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Egyptian police dispersed exceptionally rare, small street protests that erupted in a northeastern province on Friday and arrested 10 demonstrators, a security offic...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2020. There are 97 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 2...

Astros magic number 1 for AL playoff spot after win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Bregman's three extra-base hits included one of Houston's four home runs, and the Astros trimmed their magic number to one for clinching the American League’s last playoff...