- Bipartisan probe faults gov't with migrant child abuse Updated: Jan-28-16 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
- Chinese journalist who defected is missing from Thailand Updated: Jan-22-16 11:33 am
BEIJING - A Chinese journalist who said he was fed up with a life as a government informant and fled China last year has been missing from Thailand since Jan. 11, his wife said Friday, raising concerns he might have been abducted by Chinese agents.
- Auto recalls last year break annual record set in 2014 Updated: Jan-21-16 4:59 pm
DETROIT - Automobile recalls hit another record last year as stronger government enforcement and widening recalls of exploding air bags pushed the total above 51 million vehicles.
- Auto industry agrees to cooperate with government on safety Updated: Jan-15-16 1:14 pm
DETROIT - After two tumultuous years of recalls, fines and friction, the government and the auto industry struck a peace treaty of sorts by agreeing to cooperate on safety issues in the future.
- CDC: Strong signs Brazil birth defects are tied to mosquito Updated: Jan-13-16 3:58 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Researchers have found the strongest evidence so far of a possible link between a mosquito-borne virus and a surge of birth defects in Brazil, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
- A look at decades of propaganda battles between the Koreas Updated: Jan-08-16 5:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's resumption of anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts from mammoth speakers in retaliation for the North's fourth nuclear test is a return to old-fashioned, Cold War-era psychological warfare - something the two Koreas, locked in a standoff over the world's most heavily armed border, specialize in.