U.S. open to guest worker program for Mexicans

MEXICO CITY, Reuters U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Monday the Bush administration was open to a "guest worker" program for Mexican migrants...

Tax cut victory nears with striking speed

WASHINGTON, The Washington Post A year ago, most everyone dismissed a tax cut on the magnitude proposed by candidate George W. Bush as a...

1,000 laid off workers protest in mainland

BEIJING, AFP More than 1,000 laid off workers Tuesday protested their factory's bankruptcy in front of government offices in the northeastern city of Liaoyang,...

‘Communication’ issue raised with Vatican

VATICAN CITY, AP Cardinals discussing the future of the Roman Catholic church have raised the issue of the gulf between Vatican directives on sex...

Siberian flood begins to subside after ice smashed

YAKUTSK, Russia, AP The water level of the flooded Lena River reached a record high in this Siberian city Tuesday, but began ebbing after...

Nation’s domestic broadband line to reach 120 Gbps

By Alfed Lee, The China Post The nation's domestic broadband backbone telecommunication trunk line will have a bandwidth of 120 Gbps (gigabit per second)...

South Korea’s Nam Bo-Ra bowls her way to gold in Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, AFP South Korea's Nam Bo Ra won gold Monday in the women's ten-pin bowling singles on day three of the third...

It’s party time in Liverpool as 350,000 turn out to cheer...

LIVERPOOL, England, AP "Party Time." That's how the Sunday Express summed up Liverpool's miraculous season, which ended Saturday with a 4-0 thumping of Charlton as...

If Spurs want to get even, they should get mad

Los Angeles Times Where is the hate? Where is the good old-fashioned animosity, the seething rage between two teams that causes snarls...

Supreme Court reviews child Web controls

WASHINGTON, Reuters The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would hear a Justice Department appeal aimed at allowing the federal government to enforce...