| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:20 AM
The Department of Agriculture reported recently that in four of America's largest cities — New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Denver — nearly one home out of 100 keeps chickens either for a fresh egg supply or as pets, giving rise to chicken...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Hong Kong authorities announced an investigation Tuesday into the collision of two passenger boats that killed at least 38 people in the territory's deadliest ferry accident in recent memory.
The crash happened Monday evening, a night when Hong Kong's...
| 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. ...
| Mar 24, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The author, as the Op-Ed notes in the credit line, is the president of the United States. "We are living through a time of global economic challenges that cannot be met by half measures or the isolated......
| 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...