SHANGHAI - A passenger ship carrying 458 people, many elderly tourists, sank in China's Yangtze River during a storm and only 12 people had been rescued so far, state media said. Full Article
TOKYO - The dollar tested a 12-1/2-year peak against the yen on Tuesday after a spate of mostly upbeat U.S. data reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this year, while Asian shares were little changed.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who sued for discrimination after being denied a sales job at age 17 at an Abercrombie & Fitch clothing store in Oklahoma because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons. Full Article
Workmen remove padlocks from the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, afraid the sheer weight of the romantic tokens was putting the 19th century structure at risk. Roselle Chen reports.