12/11/2013 1:31amWatched around the clock, bathed twice a day and otherwise pampered, five white elephants are munching on choice greenery in Myanmar's vast, remote and surreal capital. Above them soars a shimmering, gold-plated pagoda.
12/11/2013 2:07amGeneral Motors Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017, with nearly 2,900 jobs to be lost, because of high production costs and competition.
12/11/2013 3:52amThe Democrat Party has seen the enemy.
12/11/2013 6:13amAn overnight fire at a farmers' market in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen killed at least 16 people and injured five others, local authorities said Wednesday.
12/11/2013 6:22amA dozen residents of a central Chinese city protested the demolition of their homes by drinking pesticide in Beijing in a desperate bid for attention that underscores the failures of a decades-old petitioning system.
12/11/2013 10:15amThe main lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden fled Pakistan on Wednesday after receiving death threats from militants, his colleagues said.
12/11/2013 11:41amAmerica's top military officer warned the withdrawal of most U.S. and allied forces from Afghanistan by the end of next year could reverse gains made in the war against the Taliban and further destabilize the region.
12/11/2013 7:00pmA Seoul court denied Samsung's claim that Apple violated three of its patent related to short message services.
12/11/2013 8:25pmNew Zealand's government on Thursday dropped all charges against the former boss of a coal mine where 29 miners died in an explosion and instead accepted a financial settlement _ a decision that left some of the victim's relatives angry.
12/11/2013 10:48pmAustralia's highest court struck down a landmark law on Thursday that had begun allowing the country's first gay marriages, shattering the dreams of more than two dozen same-sex newlyweds whose marriages will now be annulled less than a week after their weddings.