US jobless rate falls to lowest in 4 years

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in four years, indicating Friday that employers are confident about the economy…

Five-year-old kidnapped boy rescued by Chinese police

A five-year-old boy who was stolen by a 53-year-old woman in Nanchang city, East China’s Jiangxi Province…

Lion kills person at California animal sanctuary

Authorities say a lion has killed someone at a private animal sanctuary in Central California…

Family: Woman denied CPR wanted no intervention

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy…

Social media becomes recruiting grounds for pimps

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have become recruiting grounds for pimps…

George Lucas proposes museum in San Francisco

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco’s Presidio that would house…

Nation’s capital gets snowstorm

Residents in and around Washington, D.C. are bracing for possible power outages, as a storm dumps some wet, heavy snow on the region…

China missing baby killed by car thief

Changchun police have launched a city-wide hunt for a two-month-old baby left in a car which disappeared Monday morning….

China to issue specific regulations on baby formula

The Chinese mainland will issue specific regulations on baby formula products in the near future, an official said on Monday…

China destroys Ikea cake, Nestle chocolate

中國官方消息,近兩頓瑞典宜家進口的巧克力蛋糕因違反中國食品質量標準被銷毀。另外,上海檢驗檢疫局本週表示,包括卡夫奶油乾酪、2.7噸雀巢巧克力棒在內的多種進口食品因質檢不過關被銷毀。Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.

CA nurse cleared of any crime

Police in Bakersfield, California say they did not find any signs of “criminal misconduct” after a nurse at a senior living facility refused to…

Yellowstone delays opening due to budget cuts

Yellowstone National Park is delaying its opening because of across the board federal budget cuts that went into effect Friday…

French cognac may contain plasticizers in China

The recent scandal over three brands of French cognac being blocked from entry into the Chinese market…

San Francisco’s Bay Bridge prepares to shine

After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco’s “other” bridge is getting a chance to shine…

Baby born after parents killed in NYC crash dies

A baby delivered prematurely after his parents were killed in a New York City hit-and-run accident died Monday…

Scientists: Baby born with HIV apparently cured

A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists said…

Calif. woman dies after nurse refuses to do CPR

A county official says a dispatcher followed general protocols when she pleaded with an independent living facility nurse to…

Leaving NKorea, Rodman calls Kims ‘great leaders’

Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an “awesome guy”…

Facebook to unveil new look for newsfeed

The online social network sent out invites for the unveiling of its retooled News Feed…

Police: Missing children found safe with father

Police say the seven children who have been missing since Saturday from their home in Fresno have been found safe with their father…

Chinese man suffers from ‘hippo neck’

A 46-year-old man in Fushun, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, has been diagnosed as benign symmetric lipomatosis in his neck…

Guests sue hotel where Elisa Lam’s body found

Two former guests are suing the owners of a hotel where a woman’s remains were found in water tank…

Myanmar drug lord Naw Kham executed

Myanmar drug lord Naw Kham, who was convicted of murdering 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River in 2011, was executed on Friday afternoon…

Chances of a horse meat scandal in the US?

The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has not spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to rest easier …

Calif. mayor puts lock-picking class in newsletter

The mayor of a California city struggling with a spike in burglaries and other crimes is apologizing for promoting a class about how to pick locks…

Oracle’s CEO purchases Island Air

Larry Ellison recently completed the billion dollar package by purchasing Island Air…

CA father accused of killing nine-year-old son

A father in California is accused of killing his nine-year-old son…

CA police search for missing dad and seven children

The search continues in California for seven children who have been missing for days…

CA student set camera to catch teacher stealing money

A California student sets up a hidden video camera hoping to catch a thief…

Marine killed in Calif skydiving accident

A Marine from Camp Pendleton has been killed in a skydiving accident in Riverside County…