California woman slaps cop to quit smoking

A california woman apparently took an extreme measure to try to quit smoking…

US woman convicted in killing of boyfriend

A U.S. woman has been convicted of first-degree murder in the gruesome killing of her one-time boyfriend…

Timeline: Guo Meimei and China Red Cross

Interactive timeline: Guo Meimei and China Red Cross…

China to impose harsher punishments on food safety

Infant food producers will be convicted guilty in China if the nutrient contents needed for infants’ growth in their products…

3 hikers found in San Bernardino Mountains

Three hikers who vanished during a weekend hike in the San Bernardino Mountains have been found safe…

China party punishes 21 officials in sex scandal

China’s ruling Communist Party has punished 21 officials over a scandal in which they allegedly were extorted…

Short traffic light forces pedestrians to jaywalk

A traffic crossing light at a zebra crossing in Guangzhou City lasts only two seconds, leaving pedestrians with no choice…

3 hikers missing in San Bernardino Mountains

The search has resumed for three hikers who vanished over the weekend while climbing a peak in the San Bernardino Mountains…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma quotes

Alibaba’s Jack Ma quotes…

At California port, some ships plug in to power up

In less than a year, many of the diesel-powered cargo ships docking at California ports won’t just tie up 〞 they’ll also plug in…

Boston bombing suspect’s friend to be released

A magistrate judge has agreed to release a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect…

Court: California cities can ban pot shops

California’s highest court says local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders…

Pfizer to sell viagra online

Pfizer announced Monday it is setting up its own site to sell viagra online….

Suspects seized in China’s fake mutton case

Lucrative profits were the major motivation behind the production and sale of fake mutton made from fox and other animals…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma at Stanford

Jack Ma gave speech at Stanford University before stepping down as Alibaba’s CEO…

Chinese housewives buy tons of gold

Chinese housewives, the driving force of the country’s enthusiastic gold buyers, are given credit…

US company identifies 7 killed in Afghani plane crash

A U.S. cargo plane company has released the names of seven people killed when one of its planes crashed in Afghanistan…

US suicide rate rises sharply among middle-aged

Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade…

Scientists find cannibalism at American settlement

Scientists say they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists…

Poisoned yogurt kills 2 Chinese children

Chinese state media say two girls have died after eating poisoned yogurt placed outside their kindergarten…

Mother overpowers baby snatcher

A mother overpowered an intruder who snatched her 15-month-old baby…

12-year-old Ye to become youngest on European Tour

A Chinese golf prodigy will set the record for the youngest player in a European Tour event…

Raped 5-year-old girl dies in India

A 5-year-old girl, who was raped on 18 April in the town of Gansour, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, has died…

Yahoo CEO ranked 2nd on company’s 2012 pay scale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer emerged as the Internet company’s second highest paid executive…

Driver of stolen van arrested during high-speed pursuit

It was a dangerous day on the road for los angeles drivers…

Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

Queen Beatrix has signed the official act of abdication at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam…

US home prices rise by most in nearly 7 years

U.S. home prices rose in February compared with a year ago by the most in nearly seven years…

US investigates added caffeine in foods

Looking for a new way to get that jolt of caffeine energy? Food companies are betting snacks…

Three tourists from Taiwan killed in bus crash in Hunan

Three female tourists from Taiwan were killed and one seriously injured after a bus overturned and plunged…

Small plane crashes after midair collision near LA

Officials say two small airplanes apparently collided in midair over Southern California mountains…