- U.S. Navy to start giving gay couples marriage benefits in Japan
- Sen. Harry Reid goes to hospital as a precaution
- Fla.’s Trey Radel exits rehab, ‘excited’ to resume congressional role
- U.S. nuclear general boozed it up, chased ‘hot women’ in Russia: report
- 45 Calif. students at one school test positive for tuberculosis exposure
- Rob Ford on women: Give them cash ‘and they are happy’
- Ku Klux Klan group holds recruitment meeting in Maryland
- Airport assassination: Mayor, 3 others killed at Manila airport
- Tea party-type lawmakers take mysterious, off-books trip to Mideast
- North Korea warns South: We’ll attack ‘without warning’
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China's "troubling" military buildup coincides with new efforts by Beijing to block the Navy from international waters near its coasts and field new missiles, submarines and cyberweapons, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific told Congress on Tuesday.
He is best known in Chinese and Western cinema for sleekly shot gangster thrillers like the "Young and Dangerous" series and "Infernal Affairs" trilogy. But Hong Kong director Andrew Lau says he has left his comfort zone with a brooding romance about a Hong Kong woman and an ailing mainland Chinese police officer.
Danish assault teams freed 16 Pakistanis and two Iranians held by suspected Somali pirates, a navy official said Monday.
It is time for the U.S. to stop panicking and start mining in the face of a possible shortage of "rare earth" mineral supplies from China, which dominates the global supply for the obscure minerals critical to the modern high-tech economy, according to market analysts and a growing number of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Just how weak is the 2102 Republican presidential field?
Beijing police on Sunday detained dozens of worshippers from an unapproved Christian church who were trying to hold services in a public space after they were evicted from their usual place of worship, a parishioner said.
Wracked in recent years by sectarian violence and economic collapse, Iraq has been enjoying a quiet resurgence this year even as its neighbors in the Middle East are striving to stave off economic meltdowns in the face of political unrest.
The $38 billion in budget cuts Republicans got Democrats to accept over the weekend amount to a non-dent in the $14.3 trillion federal debt and leaves tea party activists feeling let down by Republicans in Congress, despite the movement's apparently crucial role in pressuring GOP leaders to push as hard as they did on the budget.
In a world taken up with wars, terrorism, earthquakes, tsunamis, radiation, rising food prices and a possible famine in North Korea, there's a quiet fundamental debate going on.