| 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....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Chin Peng, a tough former communist guerrilla who led a bloody but failed insurgency against British rule in Malaysia in the late 1940s and early 1950s, died Monday in Bangkok after decades in exile. He was 88.
Chin Peng, whose real name was Ong Boon...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:35 AM
LONDON (AP) — About one in four men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. About one in 10 admitted raping a woman who was not their partner.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Vanessa Hudgens is kind of a good girl. At least that's what her Marie Claire interview makes her out to be: a "good girl gone badass," to be exact.
The "High School Musical" alum, 24, covers the fashion and beauty mag's October issue and her feature...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Scientists have discovered the third known species of walking shark in Indonesia. Which means that there are, apparently, other walking shark species. And also, that sharks walk.
Time to take a moment to let that sink in. Meanwhile, watch the video...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A man travels to Indonesia and contracts the measles. He then visits a church in Texas, sickening 21 people — at least so far. Who should feel responsible? The unvaccinated man who contracted the disease or the ministers at the church who’ve...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:15 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Remember being too short to see the animals when you visited a zoo? I wore out my dad's shoulders as a kid. No shoulder climbing is required at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo (kidszoo.org).
"Kids can see directly into animal exhibits...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The headlines this week came out of Egypt, where deadly clashes and sectarian tensions have spread across the country after security forces stormed two Cairo sit-ins, killing hurndreds of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
That fried shrimp is going to hit you in the gut, and the wallet.
Prices for the tiny crustaceans are soaring because of a disease that’s crimping supplies in Thailand, Vietnam and China, the three largest producers of shrimp in the world....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where a shooting star from the Perseid meteor shower burns up in the atmosphere in Hungary. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in August when the Earth passes through debris and dust of the Swift-...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:49 AM
MAUMERE, Indonesia — Lava from an erupting volcano killed six people sleeping in a beach village on a small island in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, after ash and smoke from the volcano shot about a mile into the air, officials said.