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Top US health official meets with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in highest-level summit for decades

Alex Azar, the United States Health and Human Services secretary, met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen Monday, the highest-level meeting between Washington and the self-ruled island in decades.

Teen who shared photo of packed high school hallway says she's receiving threats

A teen who shared a photo of a crowded hallway at her Georgia high school last week says she has been receiving threats after the image went viral.

Black British politician accuses police of racial profiling after her car was stopped

A British Member of Parliament says she believes she was the victim of racial profiling, after she and a friend -- who are both Black -- were stopped by police while driving in London on Sunday.

Joe Biden just destroyed one of Trump's biggest attack lines

Joe Biden on Saturday utterly devastated one of President Donald Trump's most repeated attack lines against the former Vice President. And the irony is Fox News helped him do it.

The 23-year-old major winner who's made breaking records a habit

As the PGA Championship entered its final day on Sunday and, at one point, six players shared the lead, all attention was on the usual suspects: Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose.

Atlanta couple warning dog owners about grain-free diets

A Georgia couple is warning others about a special diet for dogs after their perfectly healthy Golden Retriever suddenly died.

'Prayer Ride for Linda Stoltzfoos' draws thousands of people to Lancaster County

"I don't want to call it an event," said host Brendan Veale. "It's a prayer ride." On bikes, in cars, trucks, and emergency vehicles, and wearing or riding with something yellow, which is Linda Stoltzfoos' favorite color, thousands of people ...

Assaulting a worker who's enforcing masks is now a felony under a new Illinois law

Anyone who assaults an employee enforcing the use of masks can now be prosecuted as aggravated battery in Illinois.

Air passenger traffic is down 75% but TSA found 3 times the rate of guns it did in July last year

Despite a sharp decrease in air travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration said the rate of guns found per passenger screened at airport security checkpoints last month was up three times over last year's figure.

Foot Locker is booming as people spend their stimulus on sneakers

Consumers have more money in their pockets thanks to government stimulus checks — and apparently many are using it at malls and online to buy new sneakers, which is good news for Foot Locker.

Democratic women leaders call out sexist news coverage of female vice presidential candidates

A group of Democratic women leaders is calling out sexist coverage of female Democratic vice presidential contenders — and they're asking that newsrooms do better.

Everything you've heard about picking a vice president is wrong

Sometime this week -- maybe as soon as today! -- Joe Biden will announce his vice presidential running mate. Until that moment, the speculation over who he might pick (and why) will run rampant. And the vast majority of it ...

US airport traffic climbs to new pandemic-era high

Traffic at airport security checkpoints reached a new high this weekend, crossing 800,000 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic caused passenger numbers to plummet. The Transportation Security Administration said it screen

Fabio Jakobsen, cyclist who suffered horrific crash, can achieve comeback, says team doctor

Fabio Jakobsen, the Dutch cyclist who sustained serious facial injuries in a horrifying crash last week in Poland, is expected to make a comeback to cycling, his team doctor said.

Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks that need hospitalization, study says

The calm before the storm isn't really so calm, at least not for anyone with asthma or other severe breathing disorders, new research shows.