Friday, September 25, 2015
The software at the center of Volkswagen's emissions scandal in the U.S. was built into the automaker's cars in Europe as well, though it isn't yet clear if it helped cheat tests as it did in the U.S., Germany said Thursday.
U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday morning on further evidence that global growth is slowing. Industrial stocks led the declines after Caterpillar cuts its revenue forecast, blaming a downturn in the mining industry.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
A 5-year-old girl in a brilliantly colored dress and braids who was handed up to Pope Francis for a blessing during a parade in Washington on Wednesday morning urged the pontiff to give his blessing to immigration reform and push lawmakers to act.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday that 42 people have died of dengue fever since May 1, which has already surpassed the level for the whole of last year, when 28 people died.
EU leaders were to stage an emergency summit Wednesday on boosting aid and tightening borders to tackle the migration crisis, but a growing east-west split over a deal to relocate 120,000 refugees threatened to poison the talks.
Chinese manufacturing activity fell to its lowest in more than six years in the latest sign of the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy, according to a survey released Wednesday.
U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to the White House on Wednesday -- the first black U.S. president hailing the first pontiff from the Americas as a unique moral authority.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
EasyCard Corp.'s former co-Chairman Tai Chi-chuan (戴季全) tendered his resignation yesterday over controversies the company courted by releasing a metro card featuring a Japanese porn star.