| 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 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 4, 2014
| 4:35 PM
BEIJING Heavy rains on Monday complicated rescue efforts in south China's mountainous Yunnan province, where a major earthquake Sunday killed at least 398 people and injured more than 2,000 others.
Roads were blocked and telecommunications down in and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Russia launched massive air-force exercises in territory along its border with Ukraine on Monday that will include air-to-ground firing practices and missile tests, the Defense Ministry announced in Moscow.
The war games, coinciding with another buildup...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:07 PM
China reported that 96 people were killed in last week’s clashes in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, making it the deadliest incident of ethnic unrest in the country since 2009.
After days of secrecy shrouding the incident in Shache, the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A brief video of bison purportedly “running for their lives" to escape a pending eruption of Yellowstone National Park's "super-volcano" had federal officials scrambling Thursday to allay fears in the region recently rattled by a spate of...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:29 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In the midst of a high-profile fight over the governor's office, civil-rights and media organizations are asking the Florida Supreme Court to force Gov. Rick Scott and other candidates to disclose more details about their personal wealth....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:38 AM
North Korea will put two Americans on trial for “hostile acts,” the nation announced Monday through its official news agency.
The Korean Central News Agency reported that Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller would be tried for “...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Chinese police shot dead 13 attackers in the country's restive Xinjiang region, after the group drove a car into a Kashgar police station and detonated an explosive device, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
Three police officers...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Ukraine’s election authorities said Saturday that they are unable to operate polling places for Sunday’s presidential election in areas representing about 10% of the population and that separatist threats against anyone trying to cast...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday.
Shortly after returning to...