New York Times Company Swings to a Profit

The media company reported net income of $20.1 million in the second quarter, compared with a loss of $87.6 million in the period a year earlier.

Bank of England holds fire before guidance announcement

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England kept its powder dry at a policy meeting on Thursday, leaving investors to wait for the expected announcement next week of a new strategy to get Britain's economy

China Condemns US Senate Over Sea Dispute Resolution

China said on Thursday it had lodged a formal complaint with the United States after the U.S.

Apply to U.S. Graduate Schools With an American-Style Resume

International graduate applicants should format resumes properly and include U.S. work experience.

Philippines, Vietnam Agree to Cooperate on Maritime Dispute with China

Foreign ministers from the Philippines and Vietnam said they have agreed to work together on a framework for resolving maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea.  Both countries have clashe

Challenger to Zimbabwe’s President Says Election Was a ‘Huge Farce’

Morgan Tsvangarai, the challenger to Zimbabwe’s longtime president, Robert Mugabe, called the country’s election a “huge farce.”

Man shoves elderly couple's car off tracks as train nears

The train missed Chris Ihle and the elderly couple's car by inches.

Rights Group Alleges Bangladesh Forces Killed 150 Protesters

A human rights group said Bangladeshi security forces have killed at least 150 protesters and injured at least 2,000 since February when demonstrators took to the streets in response to war crimes tri

Watch: Castro's most bizarre statements at sentencing

The most shocking things Ariel Castro had to say at his sentencing.

Rising costs, Nigeria thefts blot Shell profits

LONDON (Reuters) - Rising costs and a surge in oil thefts in Nigeria, among other factors, hit Royal Dutch Shell's second quarter profits, a result that outgoing chief executive Peter Voser called "di