| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The rising death toll from a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in southwestern China's Yunnan province is putting the spotlight on the poor quality of construction in the rugged, mountainous terrain.
By late Monday, 398 people were reported dead and 1,891...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Even newspaper companies don't want to depend on newspapers any longer.
Gannett Co. once had a reputation for being the nation's most disciplined manager of print publications that could be as large as USA Today and as small as the Palladium-Item of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations.
The Hunt Valley broadcaster said it earned $41.3 million, or 42 cents per...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The story was a grabber: Islamic State, the fundamentalist Al Qaeda breakway group formerly known as ISIS, was planning the genital mutilation of as many as 4 million Iraqi women and girls.
The BBC and other news agencies quoted the U.N.’s...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:22 AM
A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin:
Today we announce a reorganization involving three of our most important news departments. These changes will advance our efforts to produce a digital report...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been released after 10 months of detention by Russian authorities and the damaged icebreaker is now limping back home to Amsterdam, the environmental activist group said Friday.
The Arctic Sunrise was...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported.
Libyan border security forces opened fire when a...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Major news stories -- including the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager in Missouri by a white police officer, and escalating tensions in the Middle East -- helped boost ratings for cable news channels during August.
Fox News was...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The videos are shocking, repulsive and horrifying. Yet they would likely attract tens of thousands of viewers who have few qualms about watching appalling content. As a broadcaster, do you put them on the air or hold back?
Many TV-news outlets are...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of...