Worst performing stocks of 2013

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Fortune magazine has released its list of the 15 worst performing stocks of 2013…

Clinton will decide on 2016 ‘sometime next year’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she hasn’t made up her mind about whether to run for president…

NYC college bans fraternity after student’s death

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A college in New York City has banned a fraternity after a student’s death in an alleged initiation ritual in Pennsylvania…

Chinese cartoon producer blamed after kids burned

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A Chinese court has ruled that the producer of a hit kids’ cartoon was partly to blame for the injuries suffered by two children…

Passengers take down armed robber on Seattle bus

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Surveillance video from a Metro bus in Seattle shows the dramatic takedown of an armed man who was…

SF to give priority to housing projects

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這棟在Mission 區的房子,有四個出租單位。屋主計劃將這些單位轉為TIC 共同契約公寓。當中三個單位的租戶已經接受了屋主的搬遷協議,剩下一個單位的兩名長期租戶…

Official: No mechanical issues in Walker car crash


Investigators have found no evidence that the Porsche carrying actor Paul Walker had mechanical problems…

Baucus as nominee for Ambassador to China

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Democratic officials say President Barack Obama intends to nominate Montana Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China…

Stores extend hours for holiday shoppers

USA Today reports macy’s, nordstrom, target and toys r us have announced extended hours to make sure you …

Lawyer: Accused Harvard student was under pressure

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A Harvard University student accused of making bomb threats to get out of a final exam has made…

Zhang Ziyi settles libel case against US website


Zhang Ziyi settles libel case against US website…

Blind man, guide dog struck by NYC subway

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A blind man who was hit by a New York City subway train says his guide dog tried to save him from falling…

Woman loses 110 pounds to join the Army

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Karyna Douglass was a woman with a mission….

Harvard student accused of making campus bomb hoax

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Federal prosecutors say a Harvard University student trying to get out of taking a final exam made the bomb threats…

Timeline: 2013 crime review


Timeline: 2013 crime review…

Google’s top searches peer into society’s mindset

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Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google’s search engine this year…

Doctors in China save man’s hand by attaching it to ankle

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Some doctors in China deserve a hand — of applause — for a very creative surgery to save a man’s hand….

Shanghai zookeeper mauled to death by tiger

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A keeper at Shanghai’s zoo was mauled to death by a rare South China tiger Tuesday after entering its enclosure to clean it…

Girl is brain dead after surgery to remove tonsils

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A 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after going into surgery to remove her tonsils…

Groom killed while helping motorist in snow

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A man married less than seven hours was killed along with a stranded motorist he stopped to help…

China Investigates Ex-Security Chief Zhou Yongkang

China Investigates Ex-Security Chief Zhou Yongkang…

San Francisco offers free Wi-Fi along Market St.


San Francisco is offering free Internet access along one of its main thoroughfares….

Google deal adds to company’s robotics toolbox

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Google may build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the ambitious Internet company expands…

China: Motorcyclist challenges traffic law

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For most people, there are not many ways to drive a motorcycle. But this man surnamed Gao from east China’s Jiangxi Province…

Lottery jackpot already reaches $586 million

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The mega millions jackpot has risen to a staggering five-hundred-86 million dollars for Tuesday’s drawing…

US teacher disciplined for ‘Santa is white’ remark

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A high school teacher in New Mexico has been disciplined after a parent says the man told his black son that Santa Claus is white…

Germ-killing soaps could pose health risks


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps…

Top executive Wu Zhiyang detained on rape charge

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Top executive Wu Zhiyang detained on rape charge…

California man rents movie from Redbox, gets porn

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A Northern California man who rented a children’s movie from DVD kiosk operator Redbox got something very different instead….

Jack Ma named Financial Times Person of the Year

Jack Ma named Financial Times Person of the Year 2013….