posted: 05/03/2016 2:07 a.m.
HAVANA -- The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years crossed the Florida Straits from Miami and pulled into Havana Harbor on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility.
posted: 05/02/2016 2:26 a.m.
A few minutes past 9 a.m. at Pegatron Corp.'s vast factory on Shanghai's outskirts, thousands of workers dressed in pink jackets are getting ready to make iPhones.
posted: 05/02/2016 2:18 a.m.
HONG KONG -- Since 2010, Yu Kai has followed the ritual every year: When a new Apple iPhone comes out, he gets rid of his old one and heads to a store in Beijing to buy the latest model.
posted: 05/02/2016 2:17 a.m.
Russia is planning to punish users of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, saying anonymous, difficult-to-trace transactions help kidnappers and money launderers.
posted: 05/02/2016 2:17 a.m.
Mexico’s economy expanded more than forecast for the third time in four quarters as strength in domestic consumption offset weak exports and a drop in oil output.
posted: 05/01/2016 3:02 a.m.
Dorn Wenninger describes himself as an adventurous person, and it was apparent as he hunkered down in a tent for three days at the North Pole.
posted: 05/01/2016 2:54 a.m.
The east German village of Glashuette doesn't look like much: just a handful of streets stretching up and down a narrow valley from a bare station platform, where trains depart once an hour for the 45-minute trip to Dresden.
updated: 04/30/2016 4:44 a.m.
By one measure, the economic crisis that has long ravaged Europe is finally over.
posted: 04/30/2016 2:16 a.m.
BEIJING -- A prominent investor and the general manager of China's biggest stock brokerage were among those arrested on insider-trading charges, the government announced Friday, in the latest aftershock from a plunge in stock prices last year.
posted: 04/30/2016 2:11 a.m.
LONDON -- Anheuser-Busch InBev said Friday it had offered to sell the Central and Eastern European operations of SABMiller in order to win approval from European regulators for their more than $100 billion merger.
posted: 04/29/2016 2:03 a.m.
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Volkswagen's chief executive officer said he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker's emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests.
updated: 04/28/2016 2 a.m.
Mexico's jobless rate hits 8-year low Mexico's unemployment rate fell in March to the lowest in almost eight years, the latest sign of stronger growth in Latin America's second-largest economy.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:07 a.m.
Apple Inc. posted its first quarterly revenue drop in more than a decade on Tuesday and forecast another decline in the current period, dragged down by waning demand for the iPhone.
posted: 04/27/2016 2:06 a.m.
Mitsubishi Motors admitted Tuesday that it had used improper methods to test the fuel economy of cars sold in Japan for 25 years, drastically widening the scope of a mileage-doctoring scandal gripping the company.
posted: 04/27/2016 2 a.m.
BP shares rise on $583M quarterly loss LONDON -- BP, the first of the major oil companies to report earnings this week, said Tuesday that it had lost $583 million in the first quarter of 2016, compared with a $2.6 billion profit in the same period last year.