2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help

Updated 06 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Army to force out 550 majors; some in Afghanistan

Army to force 550 majors to leave the service; some to get news while in Afghanistan

Updated 06 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at crash site by investigators working close to war zone

Updated 06 minutes, 47 seconds ago

North Korea holds California man called shy, smart

California man detained in North Korea described as shy, smart; he says he fears prison

Updated 18 minutes, 32 seconds ago

NKorea seeks UN meeting on US-SKorea drills

NKorea seeks emergency UN Security Council meeting to protest US-SKorea military exercises

Friday - 08/01/2014, 08:00pm EDT

S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

S&P 500 has its worst week since 2012 as geopolitical, Europe concerns worry US investors

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:54pm EDT

Sony surprises with first quarter profit

Sony surprises with quarterly profit after selling buildings, stake in video-game maker

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:44pm EDT

Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

Samsung's 2Q profit falls more than expected as smartphone sales slow

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:44pm EDT

AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blasts

AP PHOTOS: City streets become trenches of destruction after gas explosions in Taiwan

Friday - 08/01/2014, 07:14pm EDT

China bladder trade sending porpoise to extinction

China's appetite for fish bladders may send porpoise to brink of extinction

Friday - 08/01/2014, 06:06pm EDT

Evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

Residents allowed to return after Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 26, injure 267

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:00pm EDT

China says 9 suspects killed in Xinjiang raid

China says 9 suspects killed, 1 caught in Xinjiang police action amid rising militant violence

Friday - 08/01/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Brokering a truce in Gaza no easy deal for Kerry

Days of cajoling, dozens of phone calls in run-up to Gaza truce test Kerry's stamina

Friday - 08/01/2014, 10:52am EDT

Japan names 5 disputed islets in East China Sea

Japan names 5 disputed islets in East China Sea in bid to reinforce its claim

Friday - 08/01/2014, 10:38am EDT

5 suspected rebels killed in clash in Indonesia

5 suspected rebels killed, 2 soldiers wounded in clash in Indonesia's Papua province

Friday - 08/01/2014, 10:00am EDT

Image of Asia: Collecting alms in the rain

Image of Asia: Collecting alms in the street on a rainy afternoon in Myanmar

Friday - 08/01/2014, 09:50am EDT

Mud, rain hamper landslide rescue in India

Thick mud, rain hamper use of sniffer dogs, life-detecting equipment after India landslide

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:58am EDT

Macau casino revenue falls for 2nd straight month

After years of growth, Macau casino revenue falls for 2nd month as China graft clampdown bites

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:10am EDT

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

Days of hardball negotiating, cajoling and phone calls finally yield short truce in Gaza

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:00am EDT

Gas blasts kill dozens in Taiwanese port

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:28am EDT
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