- US stocks edge lower in afternoon trading Updated: Mar-11-14 2:50 pm
- Chinese film stunt man on missing Malaysia flight Updated: Mar-11-14 1:39 pm
- Malaysian military says missing jet changed course Updated: Mar-11-14 1:37 pm
- K-pop group managed by Jackie Chan debuting album Updated: Mar-11-14 11:40 am
- Japan marks 3rd anniversary of tsunami disasters Updated: Mar-11-14 11:20 am
- Markets recover poise after big sell-off Updated: Mar-11-14 10:55 am
- Oil falls below $101 as crude stocks seen rising Updated: Mar-11-14 9:46 am
- China picks owners for 5 new private banks Updated: Mar-11-14 9:23 am
- Japan lab weighing retraction of stem cell paper Updated: Mar-11-14 8:52 am
- Philippines protests China stopping troop resupply Updated: Mar-11-14 5:37 am
- SKorea, Canada reach free trade agreement Updated: Mar-11-14 3:13 am
- China may ax interest rate controls within 2 years Updated: Mar-11-14 1:26 am
- Ellison favors Hawaii for next America's Cup Updated: Mar-11-14 12:15 am
- Man learns diving to look for wife lost in tsunami Updated: Mar-10-14 11:49 pm
- Airline's lack of information angers relatives Updated: Mar-10-14 10:17 pm
- How can jet disappear? In the ocean, it's not hard Updated: Mar-10-14 8:23 pm
- Hoping to isolate Russia, US woos China on Ukraine Updated: Mar-10-14 8:21 pm
- Japan beat Sweden late to reach Algarve final Updated: Mar-10-14 7:45 pm
- Japanese bitcoin exchange files US bankruptcy case Updated: Mar-10-14 5:47 pm
- Massachusetts governor has nuclear plant concerns Updated: Mar-10-14 5:11 pm
- Soybeans, copper futures drop on China slowdown Updated: Mar-10-14 4:13 pm
- US stocks slip on signs of weakness in China Updated: Mar-10-14 4:10 pm
- NKorea: Not a single vote cast against Kim Jong Un Updated: Mar-10-14 3:23 pm
- Japan: Won't change apology on forced prostitution Updated: Mar-10-14 3:22 pm
- Canada PM in South Korea for expected trade deal Updated: Mar-10-14 11:13 am
Stocks shifted into negative territory Tuesday afternoon after a brief upswing earlier in the day as investors focused on companies such as General Motors, Men's Wearhouse and American Eagle Outfitters in the absence of major economic data.
HONG KONG - A stunt man whose credits include the acclaimed martial arts epic "The Grandmaster" and other films was among the passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
HONG KONG - Jackie Chan is transforming himself from action film superstar to K-pop band manager.
TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
LONDON - Global stocks recovered their poise Tuesday following a sell-off the previous day when investors were particularly gripped by concerns over the Chinese economy.
The price of oil dropped below $101 a barrel Tuesday on expectations U.S. crude stocks rose last week.
BEIJING - Ten companies including Internet giants Alibaba and Tencent have been picked to invest in China's first five privately owned banks, the industry's chief regulator said Tuesday.
TOKYO - A Japanese government-funded laboratory said Tuesday it is considering retracting a research paper describing a simple way of turning ordinary cells from mice into stem cells.
MANILA, Philippines - The Chinese coast guard prevented delivery of supplies to Filipino soldiers guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea and an envoy rejected a Philippine protest over the interference, officials said Tuesday.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea and Canada reached a free trade agreement Tuesday that the two governments hope will boost exports and investment.
BEIJING - China is likely to ease controls on interest rates paid on bank savings within two years and will allow wider use of its tightly controlled currency for trade and investment, the central bank governor said Tuesday.
SAN DIEGO - Software billionaire Larry Ellison says in a book excerpt that he'd like to have the next America's Cup in Hawaii, although his sailing team CEO says officials are still in the process of picking a venue.
TAKENOURA, Japan - On a chilly morning last weekend, a 57-year-old Japanese man adjusted his diving mask before heading out to sea from the tsunami-hit northeast coast.
BEIJING - The anguished hours had turned into a day and a half. Fed up with awaiting word on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, relatives of passengers in Beijing lashed out at the carrier with a handwritten ultimatum and an impromptu news conference.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - In an age when people assume that any bit of information is just a click away, the thought that a jetliner could simply disappear over the ocean for more than two days is staggering. But Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is hardly the first reminder of how big the seas are, and of how agonizing it can be to try to find something lost in them.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is stepping up its attempts to court China's support for isolating Russia over its military intervention in Ukraine.
FARO, Portugal - Aya Miyama scored a last-minute penalty on Monday as Japan beat Sweden 2-1 to advance to the Algarve Cup final.
The collapse of Japan's Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange is spilling into U.S. bankruptcy court as the company scrambles for legal cover after losing digital currency valued at $473 million.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick pledged on Monday to write a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, expressing concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
Soybean futures fell sharply Monday following news of a slowdown in Chinese trade.
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower following disappointing economic news from China and Japan.
PYONGYANG, North Korea - With no one else on the ballot, state media reported Monday that supreme leader Kim Jong Un was not only elected to the highest legislative body in North Korea, he won with the unanimous approval of his district, which had 100 percent turnout.
TOKYO - Japan said Monday it is not planning to change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II, but will continue to re-examine a study on which it was based.
OTTAWA, Ontario - Canada's prime minister has traveled to South Korea, where he is widely expected to announce a free-trade deal.