| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Jack Nicholson called them "Dernsies." At least, he did when referring to Bruce Dern, the "Nebraska" star who appeared in the 1971 film "Drive, He Said," which Nicholson directed. So what are "Dernsies"?
"It's not something I set out to do and not...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Only Muslims have the right to refer to their god as Allah, a Malaysian appeals court ruled Monday, setting off angry outcries among Christians and opposition political leaders that the government is oppressing minority faiths.
The name of Allah has...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:57 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares reached new highs Tuesday after an upgrade from an analyst and a report that the social network may have gotten its foot in the door in China.
Shares have more than doubled in the last 52 weeks. They were up $1.69, or 4%...
| May 15, 2009
Hugh Van Es, a Dutch photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War and recorded the most famous image of the fall of Saigon in 1975 -- a group of people scaling a stairway to a CIA helicopter on a rooftop -- died Friday morning in Hong Kong, his wife said....
| May 25, 1989
BEIJING -- Conflicting official news reports Wednesday and early today--some painting a rosy picture of the situation in Beijing, others stressing enforcement of martial law--marked an epic battle for control of China raging through the top leadership,...
| Jun 21, 2010
In the anti-Communist hysteria of early 1950s America, nuclear physicist Joan Hinton was labeled "The Atom Spy Who Got Away."
Recruited at 22 to help develop the atom bomb, she was so repulsed when the U.S. dropped it on Japan during World War II that...
| Jun 9, 2009
| 1:59 PM
HONG KONG -- An unidentified assailant hurled acid in a busy shopping district, injuring 24 pedestrians including a 4-year old girl, police said Tuesday.
Police said a bottle of corrosive liquid was thrown on a crowd in the Mong Kok district on Monday...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Dr. Judy Kuriansky is a world renowned radio advice host, clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist, popular lecturer, newspaper columnist, and author of many books. She is a pioneer of radio call-in advice, and more recently of Internet advice. ...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Hong Kong -- The daughter of the tycoon who on Tuesday offered HK$500 million (US$64 million) to any man who would marry her found the proposal "quite entertaining," she told CNN.
Gigi Chao said her father, property developer Cecil Chao Sze-tsung, "loves...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:30 AM
More than a dozen firefighters in Arizona died this weekend, political demonstrations in Brazil were suppressed by more than 10,000 troops, and Egypt is seeing resurgent political demonstrations of its own. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
WASHINGTON — Suspected terrorists have changed how they communicate and have become more difficult to track as a result of former contractor Edward Snowden’s disclosures about U.S. surveillance operations, according to current and former...