| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Chinese authorities have been on heightened security alert lately in the wake of deadly knifings and bombings at train stations blamed on separatists and terrorists. But the nation’s bus riders have now come under repeated arson assaults from a...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:52 AM
In the third such attack in three months, six people were injured Tuesday in a knife attack at the main railroad station in Guangzhou.
Guangzhou police said late Tuesday that there was only one assailant, who was shot and arrested, but witnesses earlier...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:08 AM
Men with knives slashed and injured at least six people at the main train station in Guangzhou on Tuesday, the third such attack in a Chinese station since March.
Guangzhou police said that six passengers were injured and that one of the four assailants...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
BEIJING— Fresh out of college and facing a mountain of debt, the 21-year-old woman was searching online for jobs when she hit upon a listing that sounded perfect: administrative assistant at a tutoring school in Beijing. She sent in her resume, then...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
When Cars.com reviewer David Thomas critiqued the 2013 Lexus CT 200h, he praised it for its fuel economy, handling and overall coolness, but wondered about the demand for a sporty luxury hybrid compact. Evidently there's enough to freshen up the......
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
BEIJING — On a stroll through the aisles of the wholesale spice market in southeast Beijing, visitors inhale the fragrances wafting from the burlap sacks of cardamom, star anise, cinnamon, clove, fennel, turmeric and a dazzling selection of peppers,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Coastal flooding could cost big cities more than $60 billion a year by mid-century, with losses jumping even more dramatically if nothing is done to counter rising sea levels and subsiding land, a new study has found.
A team of researchers analyzed data...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:14 PM
The Los Angeles County clerk's office in Norwalk is a busy place. But Wednesday was busier than usual, especially for the volunteers who perform civil marriage ceremonies. Seventy 12-12-12 wedding ceremonies were scheduled in the office's chapels. Susan...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Two athletic icons whose posters have graced many a bedroom wall recently became more permanent fixtures on opposite ends of the world.
A sculpture of martial artist and film star Bruce Lee by a Guangzhou, China, artist was unveiled Saturday in Los...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Minutes after arriving by bus at an outlet mall in Cabazon, a dozen or so Chinese tourists hustled out to buy luggage that they planned to stuff with high-end clothes, shoes and bags.
But not Guoshing Cui, a Samsung supervisor from Guangzhou. He made...
| Mar 22, 2011
Poking around a pirate DVD shop down the block from the Apple Store in central Beijing one recent afternoon on her lunch break, Zhou Xin eyed the floor-to-ceiling selection of Oscar-nominated films, indie flicks and B-movies such as "Nude Nuns With Big...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The 16th Asian Games are underway in Guangzhou, China, and aside from an ongoing flap over the naming of the Persian Gulf, Iran is participating wholeheartedly, fielding nearly 400 athletes and winning 14 medals so far, the most for any......