|2017 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Achieves Best-in-Class Fuel Economy - |
|UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban - |
More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Monday over objections from the major nuclear powers. Some 123 UN members announced in October that they would launch the UN conference to negotiate a legally binding nuclear ban treaty, even as most of the world's declared and undeclared nuclear powers voted against the talks. Britain, France, Israel, Russia and the United States voted no, while China, India and Pakistan abstained.
|Avalanche Hits Japanese Town, Several Students Feared Dead - |
|AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia - |
A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface last week nearly three years after it capsized and sank in violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the nation as it searches for closure to one of its deadliest disasters. More than 300 people — most of whom were students on a high school trip — died when the Sewol sank on April 16, 2014, touching off an outpouring of national grief and soul searching about long-ignored public safety and regulatory failures.
|United Airlines Defends Policy After Barring Girls In Leggings - |
|3 kidnapped Malaysians rescued in southern Philippines - |
|94-year-old Loraine Maurer has worked at McDonald's for 44 years - |