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  • Is volatile fuel used in racing cars a new power source for ships?

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships, highlighting its potential in an industry under pressure to cut emissions. From next year, shipping firms will have to cut...
  • Learn from others to revive American exceptionalism

    As America is celebrating her 238th birthday today, our nation is faced with serious challenges both internationally and domestically. Just a few months ago, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. Today, Iraq is falling apart and exposing America to much...
  • North Korea launches two short-range Scud missiles in breach of U.N. sanctions

    North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into seas east off its coast on Sunday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, in a breach of U.N. resolutions against the use of ballistic missile technology by the isolated country. The launch...
  • The Week in Pictures | June 23–29, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, the World Cup in Brazil took center stage as fans across the globe rooted on their teams. Thirty-two teams began the tournament and only 16 are left as we enter the knockout stage....
  • China's Xi to visit South Korea, suggesting impatience with North

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North. Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings

    World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings
    How much is Orlando enjoying the World Cup? Just look at the ratings. Twenty-one of the top 22 sports broadcasts last week were World Cup matches, and the United States team brought in more viewers than anything in prime time. The United States-...
  • U.S. World Cup players regrouped quickly after Portugal game

    U.S. World Cup players regrouped quickly after Portugal game
    In the aftermath of Sunday's tie with Portugal, many U.S. players described the final seconds as an emotional roller coaster, with Portugal's last-minute goal denying the U.S. certain advancement to the round of 16 at the World Cup. But U.S....
  • Prosecutors lay out case against crew in South Korea ferry sinking

    Prosecutors lay out case against crew in South Korea ferry sinking
    The trial of the captain and crew of the Sewol ferry continued Tuesday, with prosecutors saying they will show how passengers were not properly evacuated from the vessel as it began to sink, a tragedy that resulted in the loss of about 300 lives in...
  • Belgium captain doubtful for U.S. game

    Belgium captain doubtful for U.S. game
    Belgium is hoping for a quick recovery over the weekend from top defenders Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen as both remain doubtful for their World Cup match against the United States on Tuesday. Anthony Vanden Borre was ruled out of the...
  • U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round

    U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round
    Belgium and the U.S. had quite different experiences advancing to the round of 16, although fans of both teams probably lost a good bit of sleep along the way. Belgium advanced cleanly at the top of its group with three wins, but each came on late...