05/11/2014 12:30amVietnam allowed several hundred demonstrators to stage a noisy rally outside the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi on Sunday against Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in the contested South China Sea that has triggered a tense standoff and raised fears of confrontation.
05/11/2014 2:30amFederal land managers have given final approval to plans for a major mine project in northeastern Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has issued a record of decision on the final environmental impact statement for Barrick-Dee Mining Venture's proposed Arturo Mine Project. Plans call for expansion of the Dee Gold Mine, an open-pit gold mine that is closed and undergoing reclamation.
05/11/2014 3:21amVietnam and the Philippines are pushing for stronger action to confront China's aggressive behavior in the South China Sea at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Myanmar.
05/11/2014 4:11amHeavy rain caused a retaining wall to collapse at a recycling plant in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Sunday, killing 18 people, state media reported.
05/11/2014 5:20amSevere storms often knock out electricity and cause food to spoil, so the U.S. Agriculture Department has released tips on cutting food spoilage and guarding against foodborne illness when it happens.
05/11/2014 6:31amRep. Mike Rogers wants to be a "productive conservative" on the radio dial who fosters "smart debate" during the daily show he will host after leaving Congress in January.
05/11/2014 6:41amNew Hampshire's House and Senate are acting this week on competing plans to address a court ruling that found the state's tax on hospitals unconstitutional.
05/11/2014 7:40amA new study of the super-rich finds that London has become the capital of the world's wealthiest, with more billionaires than any other city.
05/11/2014 7:52amFar from the ocean beaches that were lavished with money and attention after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy is the other Jersey shore.
05/11/2014 8:00amBritain's leader sought Sunday to deflect criticism that he's been working too closely with U.S. drugmaker Pfizer in its proposed $106-billion takeover of the Anglo-Swedish firm AstraZeneca.
05/11/2014 8:30amVietnam and the Philippines pushed for stronger action to confront China's aggressive behavior in the South China Sea at a Southeast Asian summit Sunday that was hosted for the first time by Myanmar, a former pariah state now eager to show off its fragile democratic reforms.
05/11/2014 8:40amHarold Johnson has a carved cane his father bought him from Mexico and a walking stick that's taller than he is.
05/11/2014 8:52amA company accused of falsely advertising the health benefits of its nationally distributed Dreamfields Pasta has agreed to pay $5 million to consumers as part of a class-action settlement.
05/11/2014 9:10amConstruction delays mean Pearl River Community College won't be holding its upcoming graduation ceremonies at the college's new coliseum.
05/11/2014 9:20amA US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.
05/11/2014 9:40amHow Arkansas' candidates for governor vary or agree on issues in advance of the 2014 primary
05/11/2014 10:11amIdaho U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says federal labor laws should permit 16- and 17-year-olds to work in mechanized logging operations, provided they're under parental supervision.
05/11/2014 10:31amDon Young has had high-flying adventures.
05/11/2014 11:10amItaly's interior minister is pushing for an anti-corruption task force to keep mobsters from infiltrating lucrative construction and services contracts for Milan's Expo 2015 world fair.
05/11/2014 12:41pmFighting in Iraq's western Anbar province, now in its fifth month, appears to have bogged down, with government forces unable to drive out Islamic militants who took over one of the area's main cities. But the impact is being felt much further, with the repercussions rippling through the country's economy to hit consumers and businesses.
05/11/2014 1:10pmThe government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.
05/11/2014 2:11pmNBC, which rebounded this season from a stubborn ratings slump, will try to build on its gains with a dozen new series that include dramas starring Debra Messing and Katherine Heigl and a pair of comedies produced by Will Ferrell.
05/11/2014 3:21pmThe chairman of the Samsung business empire was reportedly in stable condition at a Seoul hospital Sunday after suffering a heart attack.
05/11/2014 3:40pmThe families of 14,000 Arizona children who lost health coverage earlier this year are likely paying more for fewer benefits under the Affordable Care Act, according to newly released study.
05/11/2014 3:41pmWhen the North Carolina General Assembly returns to work Wednesday for its annual session, Republicans in charge say they're committed to raising salaries for teachers and state employees.
05/11/2014 5:00pmLithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite took a big step Sunday toward winning re-election, dominating the first round of voting in the Baltic country's sixth presidential ballot since it regained independence in 1991.
05/11/2014 5:00pmA California attorney has been fined $3,000 for zapping a witness with a trick pen during a Utah trial over whether electrical currents from a power plant are harming cows.
05/11/2014 6:31pmA protest in eastern China over a plan to build a waste incinerator turned violent, with state media reporting that at least 10 demonstrators and 29 police officers were injured in clashes.
05/11/2014 6:41pmFederal land managers are seeking public comment on their proposal to nominate 193 parcels of public land for potential oil and gas leasing in eastern Nevada.
05/11/2014 8:21pmAsian markets were mostly higher Monday after a rebound in U.S. tech stocks pushed the Dow Jones industrial average to a record close.
05/11/2014 8:30pmSamsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun-hee remained hospitalized in stable condition Monday after being treated for a heart attack, company officials said.
05/11/2014 9:21pmChina's president has told the country to get used to slower growth, damping expectations of a new stimulus.