WASHINGTON - By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the U.S. is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action. Full Article
TOKYO - An index of Asian shares fell on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled its highest level against the yen since 2002 on expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates this year.
SYDNEY - Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticized over their approach to finding Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean. Full Article
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Painting a picture of a bright, normal child before he fell prey to severe mental illness, James Holmes' lawyers will seek to save the now 27-year-old's life in his murder trial, following a 2012 massacre inside a Denver-area multiplex that left 12 dead. Full Article