2012 Sports year end review

2012 Sports year end review…

AP source: Obama not making new ‘cliff’ offer

A person familiar with the details says President Barack Obama is not making a new ‘fiscal cliff’ offer at his high-stakes meeting with congressional leaders at the White House…

Video: Times Square New Year’s eve ball installed

Preparations are underway for the famous New Year’s Eve ball drop at New York’s Times Square…

Top 10 business stories of the year

The three largest economies – the United States, China and Japan – struggled again in 2012. The 17 countries that use the euro endured a third painful year…

US consumer confidence falls on fiscal cliff fears

U.S. consumer confidence tumbled in December, driven lower by fears of sharp tax increases and government spending cuts set to take effect next week…

Obama returns as US fiscal deadline days away

President Barack Obama was cutting short his holiday and returning to Washington on Thursday as no deal appeared in sight to avoid the year-end “fiscal cliff” of higher taxes and deep spending cuts…

US new home sales jump to highest in 2 years

Americans bought new homes last month at the fastest pace in more than two and a half years, adding to other recent evidence that the housing market is steadily recovering…

The controversy on circumcision

在美國,應否為初生男嬰做這手術的爭論,一直未有定論…

Attorney: Settlement reached in Toyota recall case

A plaintiffs’ attorney says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits over accelerations problems…

Some urge Boehner: let Dems pass fiscal cliff bill

Lawmakers say Congress probably could resolve the so-called “fiscal cliff” if Republican leaders let Democrats provide most of the votes…