CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling hospital technician accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through needles tainted with his own blood reached an agreement with prosecutors that would give him a sentence of as little
BEIJING (AP) — The family of a British businessman who was murdered by the wife of an influential Chinese politician is seeking compensation from his killer, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Beijing attorney Li Xiaolin said lawyers representing Neil
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge’s stinging rebuke of the police department’s stop-and-frisk policy as discriminatory could effectively gut the tactic, ushering in a return to the days of high violent crime rates and ending New York’s
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have imposed millions of dollars in civil penalties against energy companies that risk the dependability of the U.S. electrical grid since new rules following the 2003 Northeast blackout made such fines possible, including
A power blackout beginning the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2003, cascaded from northeast Ohio to seven other states and parts of Canada, reaching 50 million people. Some of the immediate and long-term effects:
THE DARK SIDE: Outages
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asiana Airlines Inc. has offered $10,000 to each of the 288 surviving passengers of the flight that crash landed in San Francisco last month.
Asiana spokeswoman Lee Hyomin said Tuesday the payout is
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party is enforcing a 48-hour general strike across the country to denounce a court decision that its registration with the Election Commission is invalid.
On Aug. 1, a High Court panel
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose modestly Tuesday as traders waited for more economic news from the U.S.
Benchmark crude for September delivery was up 20 cents to $106.31 a barrel at midday Bangkok time in
BANGKOK (AP) — Japan’s Nikkei stock index posted solid gains Tuesday on hopes for more monetary stimulus and helped pull markets up elsewhere in Asia.
The Tokyo benchmark rose 2 percent to 13,794.59, rebounding from a moderate drop
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing authorities are planning to demolish a bizarre rooftop villa embedded in rocks, trees and bushes that allegedly was built illegally atop a 26-story apartment block in the capital.
Haidian district urban management official Dai