Obama, Romney say China needs to play by the rules

President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney sparred over China during a debate on foreign policy Monday night…

FDA investigating 5 reported deaths with Monster drink

The Food and Drug Administration says it’s investigating reports of five deaths and a non-fatal heart attack linked to highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drinks…

Attempted baby snatcher caught on video

A disguised pregnant woman stole a baby in a maternity ward in east China’s Nanjing City but failed to get out the hospital…

Smaller iPad but at what price?

Those who follow Apple believe they have figured out most of the particulars of a smaller iPad expected to be revealed on Tuesday…

States first storm of season brings 2 feet of snow to Sierras

The first major storm of the season on Monday brought snow to the Sierra Nevada and rain across the rest of the region…

SF: One man dead in Tenderloin homicide

A man was found dead in an apparent homicide in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Sunday morning, police said today…

Jobless rates drop sharply across CA

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county’s rate fell below 6 percent…

China’s navy drills amid isles dispute with Japan

China flexed some maritime muscle Friday in its dispute with Japan over a chain of uninhabited islands…

Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers

The release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock…

Tallest man in US gets custom-made tennis shoes

It was a tall order to fill, but the tallest man in the United States now has his own custom-made tennis shoes…

2nd presidential debate tops social media

Last night’s presidential debate was the top political event of all time in social media…

China Foreign Ministry official on fisherman’s death in SKorea

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it has lodged a protest with South Korea over the death of a Chinese fisherman…

First Wingsuit Flying World Championship

The world’s top wingsuit fliers took to the skies over the Chinese city of Zhangjiajie on Wednesday…

Chinese warships cross waters near Japan island

Japanese military officials said they closely watching seven Chinese warships spotted in waters off a southern island Tuesday. ..

Foxconn finds underage interns working in factory

Electronics manufacturer Foxconn said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China…

Chinese fisherman dies resisting arrest by SKorea

[;zh]韓國當局透露,一名中國漁民於10月16日涉嫌在韓海域非法捕魚,被韓國海警用橡皮彈射中後身亡…Authorities say a Chinese fisherman has died after being shot with a rubber bullet by a South Korean officer…

Microsoft tablet Surface to start at $499

Microsoft says its first tablet computer, the Surface, will start at $499 when it goes on sale Oct. 26…

900 tents extend in shape of dragon on China beach

Nine hundred tents extending in a shape of dragon on a beach of Qingdao city in east China’s Shandong Province…

China begins aircraft carrier flight training

China has begun flight training on its first aircraft carrier, with photographs posted on websites Monday showing navy pilots practicing touch-and-go landing exercises…

World matched record for hottest September

The globe last month matched a record for the hottest September…

Kindle customers may get credit via settlements

Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases…

San Leandro: police ask for help to find suspect

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who stabbed a man after he intervened in a fight involving a woman in San Leandro…

Endeavour creeps across LA as trip to museum

The US space shuttle Endeavour arrived at the California Science Center on Sunday, its final resting place…

US affirms steep tariffs on China solar panels

The Obama administration upheld steep tariffs on Chinese solar panels, finding that improper trade practices have undermined…

Chinese authors sue Apple for copyright infringement

A group of eight Chinese authors brought U.S. electronic company Apple Inc. to court on Thursday, alleging its online store sells unlicensed copies of their books…

Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel prize for literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, a cause of pride for a government that had disowned the only previous Chinese winner of the award, an exiled critic…

China boycotting IMF meeting over dispute with Japan

China’s central bank governor and finance minister won’t be attending International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meetings…

SpaceX Dragon capsule arrives at space station

A private company successfully delivered a half-ton of supplies to the International Space Station early Wednesday…

Teenage twins in China accused of killing 6

Chinese state media say police have detained teenage twin brothers suspected of hacking to death six members of a family in northeastern China…

Live roach-eating contest winner dies

The winner of a roach-eating contest in South Florida died shortly after downing dozens of the live bugs as well as worms, authorities said Monday…