US home prices rose 11.3% in 2013

US home prices rose about 11 percent in 2013….

Cleaver-weilding man tries to rob bank in China

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A man who intended to rob a bank was subdued in Shanghai, China, on Thursday…

UCSB student beaten and raped by a group of men

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A 19-year-old student at UC Santa Barbara was beaten and raped by a group of men this weekend…

LinkedIn to launch site in Chinese

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LinkedIn is launching its site in simplified Chinese, the written characters used on the mainland, as it works to expand in the country…

China’s naked run brings awareness to smog problem

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In China, more than 300 runners stripped down to their underwear for a “naked” run in Beijing….

One-day tickets at Disney World now more expensive

The cost of going to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World just got more expensive…

CNN says Piers Morgan’s talk show is ending

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CNN’s prime-time talk show “Piers Morgan Live” is coming to an end, the news channel said Sunday….

Woman who left baby on car roof pleads guilty

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An Arizona woman who left her 5-week-old baby in a car seat on the roof of her car when she drove off has pleaded guilty…

WhatsApp to add voice to messaging service

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WhatsApp, the popular messaging service for smartphones that’s being acquired by Facebook…

Motorists stuck in traffic scramble to save baby

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Drivers stuck in traffic on a Miami expressway rushed to help a woman who got of her car, holding a baby and screaming for help…

NYC mayor faces flap over SUV speeding video

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(中文) 紐約市長白思豪Bill de Blasio的兩輛SUV安保車被指違反多條交通規則,包括超速、闖停車標誌、換道不打燈等等…

18-year-old Chinese student leads police on hi-speed chase

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18-year-old Chinese student leads LA police on high-speed chase…

Tribal shooting suspect killed 3 relatives

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A former tribal leader killed her brother, nephew, niece and a worker at the headquarters of a small Native American tribe…

Family wants justice in 20-year-old’s killing

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An Ohio mother wants justice for her daughter who police say was strangled by her roommate…

China urges Obama to cancel Dalai Lama meeting

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China on Friday urged the United States to immediately cancel the planned meeting between President Barack Obama…

Asian parents against California’s SCA-5

Asian parents against California’s SCA-5…

Timeline: Sex photo scandals of Chinese officials

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Timeline: sex photo scandals of Chinese officials …

Eastman recalling 12,200 pairs of children’s shoes

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Eastman Footwear is recalling 12,200 pairs of children’s shoes because there’s a risk of cutting yourself on them….

Russian Sotnikova flies to gold

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It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a gold medal winner…

Bitcoin ATM arrives at Boston rail hub

A Bitcoin ATM has landed at a Boston rail hub, allowing commuters to learn about the digital currency…

Numbers show California drought getting worse

The record drought in California appears to be getting worse…

Porsche tells 911 GT3 owners to stop driving them

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Porsche is asking owners of its 911 GT3 models to stop driving them because they can develop engine problems and catch fire…

Police: Swastika carved into Ore. teen’s forehead

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(中文) 波特蘭一名16歲少年於2月10日遭到另外四名同齡人搶劫毆打,額頭上還被其中一人刻上了納粹標誌。四名疑犯現均已被捕…

Pizza worker caught urinating in sink is fired

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Health officials have temporarily shut down a southern West Virginia pizza restaurant after a district manager…

$687 million proposed to help California drought

Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers are proposing to spend $687 million to help drought-stricken communities…

Homeland Security warns airlines of new threat

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The Homeland Security Department is warning airlines to be on alert for explosives hidden in shoes….

Google aims to provide broadband in 34 more cities

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Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious…

Portland, Ore., woman, dog rescued from sinkhole

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A Portland fire official says a woman and her dog have been rescued unharmed after falling into a 20-foot-deep sinkhole…

Deadly car crash kills two in NYC

Deadly car crash killed two in NYC…

Lake Tahoe skiers killed after hitting trees

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Two skiers crashed into trees and died in separate incidents in Lake Tahoe, California last week…