TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A celebrated Taiwanese director could face criminal charges over a ruse that let an award-winning Chinese cinematographer use false papers to visit a Taiwanese naval base to scout sights for a new feature film.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and human rights activists are pushing for a cut in the more than $70 million in annual U.S. aid to Cambodia if its prime minister, Hun Sen, extends his 28-year rule in unfair elections
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago, candidate Barack Obama stood before Iowa voters and unveiled a plan designed to extend health care to all Americans.
“We can do this,” he said with confidence. “The time has come for
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil stayed above $101 a barrel Thursday after being jerked higher by unrest in Egypt and a fall in U.S. energy stockpiles that suggests a recovery in demand.
Benchmark crude for August
HONOLULU (AP) — Five people were injured when two slow-moving trains on a sight-seeing tour of a pineapple plantation collided in central Oahu.
Paramedics took a 41-year-old woman to the hospital in serious but stable condition Wednesday afternoon.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian President Evo Morales is calling the rerouting of his plane over suspicions that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was aboard a provocation to Latin America.
His presidential plane arrived home in
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged Egypt’s military to hand back control to a democratic, civilian government without delay, but stopped short of calling the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi a coup.
In a carefully worded statement
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI on Wednesday investigated an incident that took place aboard a passenger flight that landed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch wrote in an email to The Charlotte Observer on
Today is Thursday, July 4, the 185th day of 2013. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates
The retirement of a North Texas teacher means he’s concluding a 40-year streak of wearing the same 1970s-era polyester shirt and brown sweater vest for his school photograph.
Wichita blanked for the 3rd straight game with no runs in last 33 innings.
DENVER (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig left the team’s game against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night with a bruised left hip an inning after running into the right-field wall making a catch.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it has proposed a working-level talk with North Korea to discuss restarting a shuttered joint industrial complex in the North.
Seoul’s Unification Ministry said Thursday its proposed talk will also
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea proposes working-level talk Saturday with North Korea about industrial park.
TORONTO (AP) — Max Scherzer worked into the seventh inning to become the first pitcher in 27 years to get off to a 13-0 start, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays