Rumbia, the sixth tropical storm to hit China this year, is moving northwest after landing in South China on Tuesday morning.
A centuries-old skull of a white man found in Australia is raising questions about whether Captain Cook really was the first European to land on the east coast.
The website of China's top agency for handling official complaints crashed temporarily on Monday.
With millions of graduates flooding severely depleted job markets this summer, European Union leaders have pledged to take immediate action.
The death of a 6-year-old girl from a dog bite on the neck has set off another national debate about dogs.
Police have detained more than a dozen foreigners on suspicion of stealing clothing from well-known stores in Shanghai.
The US Supreme Court first struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied federal benefits to married gay and lesbian couples.
Domestic and foreign water purifier suppliers are expanding in China, where households are feeling the pain of clean water shortages.
The number of individual mobile subscribers in the Asia Pacific region was 1.5 billion by the end of 2012.
France-based Carrefour SA, the world's second largest retailer by revenue, denied on Tuesday that it is considering selling its China business.
Trade union authorities are mediating a dispute in which a US company executive is being held captive by his workers at a Beijing plant.
Beijing orchard farmers are boosting the city's economy and job market by finding valuable uses for land under their trees, authorities say.