WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to scrap his Asia trip is a setback for his much-advertised pledge to shift the focus of foreign policy to the Pacific and a boost for China’s attempt […]
ROME (AP) — The U.N. food agency says one-third of all food produced in the world gets wasted, amounting to a loss of $750 billion a year. The Rome-based Food and Agricultural Organization said in […]
Sometimes you might wish your car was half the size so it could fit in a tight parking spot. Well, the technology is already here. An experimental electric car called the “Armadillo-T” and made in […]
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who caught a fish known as “Frankenfish” has set a world record. Caleb Newton hooked the 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead in a creek in northern Virginia during a […]
TripAdvisor survey reveals that Los Angeles is the 6th most expensive city in the U.S. to visit. The TripIndex Cities survey compares the cost of a hotel stay, cocktail, two course dinner with a bottle […]
The 19-year-old seamstress who survived for 17 days in the rubble of a collapsed garment factory in Bangladesh will not be going back to factory work. She’s been given a new job at an international […]
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — More than 70 years ago, at age 14, Kim Bok-dong was ordered to work by Korea’s Japanese occupiers. She was told she was going to a military uniform factory, but ended […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Betty Liu, the anchor of Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop with Betty Liu,” a daily business morning news program that covers the opening of U.S. markets and financial, economic and political news from around the world. She also hosts the weekday half-hour program “In the Loop at the Half” at noon on Bloomberg Radio.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At 72, Joan Baez is not short of events to anticipate: She has her mother’s 100th birthday party, a summer tour of Australia and a new passion — painting — to explore.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google is announcing a $3 million gift to three nonprofits working to use technology and data to combat human trafficking worldwide.