The limitations of tracking and communications devices allowed the plane to vanish from sight for nearly three weeks. But satellites' advanced capabilities have provided hope that the mystery won't go unsolved.
A worker died Friday at the Japanese nuclear plant devastated by the 2011 tsunami after getting buried in a mudslide, in the first death from an accident during efforts to control and decommission the facility.
General Motors Co.'s Opel unit will end its small presence in the Chinese market — a decision its chief executive describes as long-overdue.
Mrs. Obama's words cautiously veered from soft subjects such as the value of education and people-to-people exchanges into more pointed messages about the importance of Internet freedom, open expression and respect for minorities.
Greenpeace activists who staged a daring demonstration at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters in Cincinnati have taken their message worldwide with protests in five more countries.
ANA is ordering 70 aircraft with a list price of 1.7 trillion yen ($17 billion) from Boeing Co. and Airbus, in the largest order in the Japanese carrier's history.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 other countries in or bordering the Pacific Ocean would create $124 billion in U.S. exports each year, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a think-tank.
As tensions between Russia and the United States continue to increase, global businesses will face disruption and, for some, opportunity.
The United States is claiming victory in what it calls a major trade dispute with China over its curbs on exports of rare earths, the minerals used in mobile phones, hybrid cars, flat-screen TVs and other high-tech products.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the doll has a circuit board in its chest that can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot and burn someone.
The story of what happened to the planes in the ensuing years reads like another chapter in the history of stymied, contentious U.S.-Cuba relations, with the new owners unable to get the planes anywhere.
The rise in China's net imports of petroleum and other liquids is driven by steady economic growth, with rapidly rising Chinese petroleum demand outpacing production growth.
Thirty-five countries pledged Tuesday to turn international guidelines on nuclear security into national laws, a move aimed at preventing terrorists from getting their hands on nuclear material.
Michelle Obama encouraged rural Chinese students to aim high and get a good education despite humble roots, in a speech that was delivered via satellite technology to remote communities in southwestern China.
Tatsuta said "1F" is not about taking sides on the debate over nuclear power, but simply a story of what it's like to work there.
Many of the relatives maintain they are not being told the whole truth — a not-uncommon mindset among Chinese accustomed to dealing with authorities in their own opaque, single-party communist state.
The agency said air pollution is the cause of about one in eight deaths and has now become the single biggest environmental health risk.
Prosecutors say they had little choice, in part because of constraints with evidence and the challenge of gathering testimony and information from witnesses outside the United States.
But with the location of the plane itself still unknown — most likely somewhere at the bottom of the sea — profound questions remain about what brought down the aircraft and why.
Aircraft and ships from China headed to the desolate southern Indian Ocean to join the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now lost for two full weeks.
The collapse killed more than 1,100 people and highlighted the grim conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, a major supplier to global fashion brands.
Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change?
U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei five years ago, around the time concerns were growing in Washington that the company was a threat to U.S. national security, two newspapers reported.
The key message from leaked drafts and interviews with the authors and other scientists: The big risks and overall effects of global warming are far more immediate and local than scientists once thought.