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…

Ca lawmakers propose jury duty for non-citizens

Lawmakers in california are trying to decide whether a “jury of peers” has to mean US citizens…

China says more people arrested after deadly clash

Police have arrested more suspects in connection with a clash between authorities and assailants that left 21 people dead…

Authorities: Student shoots self in Ohio classroom

A student at an Ohio Catholic high school is in critical condition after police say he pulled out a gun and shot himself…

One World Trade Center is rising

One World Trade Center already is New York’s tallest building…

Alibaba buys 18 percent stake in Sina’s Weibo

Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce company, has agreed to buy an 18 percent stake in Sina Corp.’s Weibo…

No. Ca. girl stabbed to death

(中文) 上週六中午,北加州一名8歲女孩Leila Fowler被發現身中數刀,死在位於Valley Springs的家中…

Infographic: Jewelry scam

Infographic: Jewelry scam

Boston Marathon bombing suspect out of hospital

The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to…

Police seek BMW driver in “road rage” incident

(中文) 加州洛杉磯警方消息稱,一輛寶馬車於本月初故意撞到一名騎車人。警方正在緝捕肇事司機,稱他涉嫌意圖謀殺…Police in california are looking for a man caught on surveillance video ramming his b-m-w into a bicyclist…

French family donates looted bronzes to China

The family that runs French luxury-goods conglomerate Kering won plaudits from Beijing on Friday…

Apple CEO auctions coffee talk with anyone paying $180,000

For anyone who’s ever wanted to meet Apple CEO Tim Cook, this may be your chance…