| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Christopher Koch, one of Australia's most acclaimed novelists, whose 1978 thriller "The Year of Living Dangerously" illuminated the political and cultural turmoil in Indonesia after World War II, died of cancer Monday in Hobart, Australia. He was 81....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:23 PM
President Obama's decision to skip two Asia-Pacific summits this week to deal with the U.S. government shutdown and threatened debt default allowed Chinese leaders to strut the world stage as regional superpower envoys and have their way on critical...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Mike and Anne Howard met in 2006, married in 2011 and left New York to begin their honeymoon on Jan. 22, 2012. No big deal, right?
Except that more than 600 days and 28 countries later, the honeymoon continues. They were headed into the Irish...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
NEW DELHI -- Myanmar on Tuesday released 56 political prisoners, according to local media quoting government officials, part of a pledge to free all political detainees by the end of the year.
The prisoners, including more than a dozen from Myanmar&...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
After 34 years of hostility between the United States and Iran, President Obama and his newly inaugurated Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani are poised to cross paths next week and possibly signal a mutual desire to defrost their countries' troubled...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Greatest Hits: Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao has lost a little of the shine off his superstardom after losing his last two fights. He will try to reverse course on Nov. 23 when he takes on Brandon Rios on Nov. 23 on HBO pay-per-view beginning at 6...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:36 PM
SACRAMENTO — On a day when immigrant-rights activists nationwide rallied for action from Washington, Gov. Jerry Brown put California at the vanguard of change, signing sweeping laws aimed at speeding the assimilation of those in the country...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Turkey brought to life a 150-year-old vision of the Ottoman sultans on Tuesday with the opening of a submerged tunnel linking Europe and Asia and repurposing the fabled Silk Route from caravan to rail service.
The $4-billion Marmaray project will...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Protesters gathered outside the Los Angeles headquarters of Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams to protest working conditions at the company, which is under a state investigation for breaking labor laws including paying some employees below minimum wage....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
FLORENCIA, Colombia — The expansion of China's middle class isn't some abstract notion in this sweltering corner of Colombia's Amazon River basin.
It's driving a private-public partnership trying to steer the local economy away from illegal coca...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Fears of impending terrorist strikes against Western targets in the Muslim world reached fever pitch Tuesday after a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, the evacuation of diplomatic missions in Africa and Europe and the approaching end of Ramadan and symbolic...