The yuan opened lower on Monday following after the central bank doubled its trading band, and analysts say it will continue to weaken this year.
Japan's Nikon was stung by criticism from China's state broadcaster for selling defective products and poor service.
Crises in Ukraine and Syria are challenging President Obama’s attempts to change the way the United States deals with its overseas adversaries.
For those at the low end of the hourly wage scale, even meeting basic household needs can be a stretch, and roads out of poverty are scarce.
North Korea fired 10 short-range missiles into the sea off the east of the Korean peninsula on Sunday, said South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
Amid the long drought, conflicts over water are intensifying in the arid West, and the explosive growth of cities is also raising the stakes for farmers and industry.
More than two dozen attorneys general encouraged five of the country’s largest retailers to follow the example of CVS and stop selling tobacco products in stores that also have pharmacies.
With no obvious motive apparent, American investigators are considering a wide range of possibilities but caution that all remain merely speculative.
Even as the breakfast showcased the “new” multicultural Boston, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day parade, which barred openly gay marchers, was a reminder of the “old” Boston that still exists.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair will plead guilty to adultery and mistreating his accuser in a deal that will see the sexual assault and sodomy charges against him dropped, according to his defense team and CNN affiliate WTVD.
A flight heading from Canada to Mexico with 181 passengers and six crew members aboard made an emergency medical landing Sunday morning in western Montana after encountering extreme turbulence that slightly injured two flight attendants.
Mr. McDuffie was a mail carrier and semiprofessional baseball player who claimed to be the young sailor kissing a nurse in a famous World War II-era photo taken by a Life magazine photographer.
The California company Simbol Materials is building a plant that will use a novel extraction process, in the hopes that it can provide the lithium needed for the batteries in Tesla’s cars.
She says a drone spied into the window of her home, and the privacy concerns are "major."
Funding is still off sharply from the 2008 fiscal year, but 35 states have set aside about $191.5 million for 2014.
Bruce Rauner, a political first-timer and multimillionaire businessman, is seen as the front-runner in Illinois’s Republican primary for governor.
The newspaper said Occidental College had not been required to disclose the accusations of sexual abuse and that a reporter’s relationship with a source was improper.
Footage of the Senate minority leader, posted online by his campaign for supporters to use in ads, has inspired a viral burst of spoofs known as McConnelling.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is expected to plead guilty to sharply reduced charges in the military’s most closely watched sexual assault case.