Taipei mayoral election – Is Ko Wen-je over the hill?

By Joyce Weng Taipei, Nov. 15-Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), who has no political background, won the Taipei mayoral election four years ago with 853,983 votes. But...
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

OAKFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty.A company wants to alter...
Florida school massacre panel to hear from criticized deputy

Florida school massacre panel to hear from criticized deputy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The then-sheriff's deputy on campus during the Florida high school massacre is scheduled to testify Thursday before a state...
Bangladesh says Rohingya who volunteer will go to Myanmar

Bangladesh says Rohingya who volunteer will go to Myanmar

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh authorities say repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar will begin Thursday as scheduled if people are willing...
Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing

Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now...
Experts look ways to curb deaths as fires get more severe

Experts look ways to curb deaths as fires get more severe

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation...
Heroic California cop who died in bar shooting is mourned

Heroic California cop who died in bar shooting is mourned

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies knew him as a cop's cop, one who would "go to the ends of the earth" to...
Southern California fire scorches huge swath of public lands

Southern California fire scorches huge swath of public lands

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction...
Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border slept in overcrowded shelters and in...
Gov's race: Dems doubt Kemp's claim of 'insurmountable lead

Gov's race: Dems doubt Kemp's claim of 'insurmountable lead

ATLANTA (AP) — As Democrats ratcheted up their attacks on Georgia Republican Brian Kemp, he claimed Wednesday that results certified by county election officials...