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Everbright Bank Looks to Raise Cash

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

China's Everbright Bank is looking to raise funds in Hong Kong to comply with new rules requiring it to hold more capital.

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China´s Consumer Spending Drive

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

China is trying to rebalance its economy by boosting consumer spending, but can it encourage its citizens to save less and spend more?

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Are Chinese Loan Defaults a Problem?

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

Andrew Jennings of FICO says the Chinese government may need to take action over rising defaults on loans at Chinese banks.

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The 10 Minutes That Changed Newtown Forever

December 9, 2013 7:53 pm

In the weeks leading up to the first anniversary of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a number of events has brought the tragedy back into the spotlight long before the December 14 anniversary. First, Connecticut officials released on November 25 a report on the massacre that concluded the shooter, […]

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Giant Christmas Cake Weighs More Than 9,000 Lbs

December 9, 2013 7:43 pm

When it comes to Christmas cake, the city of Dresden is not messing around. This giant cake, called 'stollen,' gets a parade to mark its arrival by horse-drawn carriage at a local Christmas market. And you can see why. It's huge. Weighing in at more than 4,200 kilos — that's more than 9,000 lbs — […]

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Coding Added to Chicago Public Schools Curriculum

December 9, 2013 7:42 pm

Under a new plan, students in Chicago Public Schools will be taught computer science from kindergarten through their senior year of high school.

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How NSA Agents Took To ´World Of Warfare´

December 9, 2013 7:42 pm

Leaked documents show NSA spied on online games like World of Warcraft and XBox Live for terrorist activity.

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NSA agents played online games to catch terrorists

December 9, 2013 7:41 pm

Leaked documents show NSA spied on online games like World of Warcraft and XBox Live for terrorist activity.

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Pope, Snowden, Miley Make ´Person Of The Year´ Shortlist

December 9, 2013 7:41 pm

Notably absent from the list were Egypt's Abdul Fattah al-Sisi and late South African leader Nelson Mandela.

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Cold-Resistant Japanese Cockroaches Discovered In NYC

December 9, 2013 7:40 pm

A newcomer to the United States, the Japanese cockroach is reportedly more resilient to both hot and cold temperatures than your average cockroach.

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