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An unexpected rise in pressure inside a troubled reactor set back efforts to bring Japan's overheating, leaking nuclear complex under control Sunday as concerns grew that as-yet minor contamination of food and water is spreading.
Fears of nuclear fallout grew during a wet Sunday after officials reported traces of radioactive elements in milk, spinach, water and rain across northern and central Japan and technicians continued to battle overheated reactors at the Fukushima power plant.
When China launched threatening war games off Taiwan 15 years ago on the eve of an election on the self-governing island, the U.S. deployed two aircraft carriers, and China quickly backed down.
Yoshiki has sold more than 30 million records. Concerts by his heavy metal band X Japan pack stadiums. Everywhere he goes, he is trailed by screaming fans. But that's just being big in Japan.
Democratic Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts wants to attack Libya to assist the rebels fighting longtime leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi, but what is he willing to do for the democracy of Taiwan?
Buoyed by President Hu Jintao's successful visit to Washington, China's relations with the U.S. are warming again, after a year of disputes over issues from Taiwan to Internet freedom, China's foreign minister said Monday.
Authorities are investigating a Taiwan-based surrogacy company on charges of human trafficking in an Internet racket that may have forced some Vietnamese women to breed for cash.
U.S. intelligence agencies are working on a major strategic assessment of the national security dangers posed by China's large-scale holdings of U.S. debt, according to people close to the inquiry.
The first text message said: "Mommy, I got buried." About 40 minutes later: "Mommy, I can't move my right hand." Then, a brief call from New Zealand's earthquake rubble to parents in the Philippines pleading to send help.