Taiwan

Renegade Province: the grail?

Collecting....Last week Jon Sullivan, the scholar of things Taiwan and China, apparently located the first use of "renegade province" to describe Taiwan in the English-language media. Is it this NYTimes piece from 1982? Can't find an earlier one about Taiwan...Last Tuesday, Peking and Washington ann...

Judge homers, Robertson escapes jam to lift Yanks over Jays

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his fifth home run, David Robertson pitched out of an eighth-inning jam and the New York Yankees overcame some shaky defense on a chilly night to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday night. Judge lofted a solo shot to make it 4-2 in the seventh. He [̷...

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

MIAMI (AP) — A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Ben Simmons finished with 19 po...

State auditor: California doing a poor job on homelessness

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation’s largest homeless population and needs to provide statewide leadership to address the problem, the state auditor said Thursday in a report that also singled out problems with homeless services in Los Angeles Cou...