US to beef up missile defense against NKorea

The Pentagon announced Friday it will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptors to a West Coast-based missile defense system…

Pope Francis: A humble image, but complex past

On the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica just after a rain shower Wednesday, wearing unadorned white robes, the new Pope Francis appeared to strike the same tone of simplicity and pastoral humility…

Suspected NKorea propaganda video ridicules America

Suspected NKorea propaganda video ridicules America…

Photo Gallery: Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe…

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

Photo Gallery: Black smoke rises in Vatican City

Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney late on Tuesday, signalling that cardinals had failed to elect a pope…

Lawyers: Close hearing in Canada body parts case

Lawyers for the Canadian porn actor who is accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to political parties…

Volkswagen’s new hybrid gets 261 MPG!?

Volkswagen’s coming out with a new hybrid car that the company claims would get the equivalent of 261 miles per gallon!

UN approves new sanctions against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council voted for new sanctions on North Korea, while Pyongyang threatened a nuclear strike against the United States…

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”…

Photo Gallery: Dennis Rodman visits North Korea

Dennis Rodman watched a basketball game with the authoritarian leader on Thursday and later drank and dined on sushi with him…

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…

British crash survivor leaped from Egypt balloon

The Briton, Michael Rennie, escaped with only minor injuries and no burns, a neurologist who is treating him at a Cairo hospital…

Toxicology results needed in Elisa Lam’s death

According to offcials in The Los Angeles Coroner’f office, the autopsy on the 21 years old Canadian student Elisa Lam is inconclusive. They need more tests on toxicology to determine…

Balloon crash in Egypt’s Luxor kills 19 tourists

At least 19 tourists were killed in one of the world’s deadliest ballooning accidents…

Photo gallery: Egypt hot air balloon crash

圖集: 埃及熱氣球意外 19名死難者包括9港客…
Photo gallery: Egypt hot air balloon crash….

Oldest marathon runner finishes last race at 101

The world’s oldest marathon runner ran his last race on Sunday at the age of 101…

Ikea withdraws meatballs in 21 European countries

Swedish furnishings giant Ikea says it is withdrawing meatballs from stores in 21 European countries…

Pistorius goes free on bail

Nine days after his arrest in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius has been released on bail…

Pistorius disputes murder charge in court

In an emotionally wrenching hearing Tuesday, a judge upgraded the charge against Oscar Pistorius to premeditated murder…

Meteor shattered over Russia is unrelated to asteroid passing earth

The asteroid 2012 DA14 passes earth at the closest distance, hours after a different and unrelated meteor shattered over Russia injuring more than 1,000 people…

Meteor explodes over Russia, nearly 1,000 injured

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday…

Photo Gallery: Meteor explodes over Russia

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday…

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa…

Funny finds for your Valentine’s Day

Funny finds for your Valentine’s Day…

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IOC cuts wrestling from 2020 Olympic program

The IOC cut wrestling from the program for the 2020 Olympics on Tuesday…

Photo Gallery: North Korea nuclear test sparks protest

North Korea conducted its third nuclear test on Tuesday in defiance of U.N. resolutions, drawing condemnation from people in South Korea…

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China netizens response to NKorea nuke test

(中文) 2月12日,朝鮮再次進行核試驗,中國外交部發表聲明,稱中方對此表示堅決反對。中國的公共知識分子和知名網絡草根也紛紛在社交媒體上就此事作出評論…

China calls in NKorean ambassador over nuke test

China’s foreign minister called North Korea’s ambassador in for a dressing-down Tuesday and demanded his country’s cease making further threats…

North Korea nuke test could test China’s patience

North Korea’s nuclear test Tuesday could push China to take a tougher stance against its longtime ally…