New York residents urged to avoid travel as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. health authorities urged millions of residents of the New York City region to avoid non-essential travel due to surging coronavirus infections there as deaths in the United States ...

China lifting last controls in province at outbreak's center

BEIJING (AP) — Trains carrying factory employees back to work after two months in locked-down cities rolled out of Hubei province, the center of China’s virus outbreak, as the government on Wednesday ...

US cruise ship in limbo as anti-virus controls spread

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. officials were deciding where to dock a cruise ship in California with 21 virus cases aboard and four American universities canceled in-person classes as sweeping efforts to contai...

China's new virus cases fall again, deaths now exceed 1,100

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday reported another drop in the number of new cases of a viral infection and 97 more deaths, pushing the total dead past 1,100 even as the country remains largely closed...

Built in 10 days, China's virus hospital takes 1st patients

BEIJING (AP) — The first patients arrived Monday at a specialized hospital built in just 10 days as part of China's intensive efforts to fight a new virus. Huoshenshan Hospital and a...

China locked down 50 million people and has to keep them fed

BEIJING (AP) — Carrying permits demanding “fast passage,” truck drivers rushed a 560-ton shipment of disinfectant from eastern China to Wuhan, the locked-down city of 11 million people at the center o...

Chinese parade a glimpse into military ambitions

A parade Tuesday by China's secretive military will offer a rare look at its rapidly developing arsenal, including possibly a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States in 30 minutes...

Asian stocks fall ahead of monthly employment data in US

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks advanced Friday as investors waited for American employment data and details of U.S.-Chinese trade talks. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong rose...

China's construction binge spreads to Americas, rattles US

PANAMA CITY (AP) — China's expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in Washington over Beijing's ambitions in a re...

China's Xi joins Russia, Zimbabwe in global autocrat club

BEIJING (AP) — With China's rubber-stamp parliament voting to allow President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely, recent history offers sobering lessons to the country's ruling Communist Party. ...

China has tools to pressure Kim but worries of consequences

BEIJING (AP) — China has the economic tools to pressure North Korea but fears pushing Kim Jong Un's government so hard it collapses. Though China has long been the North's main tradin...

For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers and businesses would pay — literally — if President-elect Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to slap big taxes on imports from China and Mexico. ...

For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers and businesses would pay — literally — if President-elect Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to slap big taxes on imports from China and Mexico. ...

China says fugitive businessman returns after 15 years

BEIJING (AP) — A former drug company chairman who was on a list of China's 100 most-wanted fugitives abroad has returned after 15 years on the lam in New Zealand and Australia, the government announce...

China says fugitive businessman returns after 15 years

BEIJING (AP) — A former drug company chairman who was on a list of China's 100 most-wanted fugitives abroad has returned after 15 years on the lam in New Zealand and Australia, the government announce...