A Chinese man agreed in a Hong Kong court Thursday to be sent back to the U.S., where he is wanted by authorities in connection with the slayings of his teenage nephews. Full Story

Taiwan quake death toll rises to 55

The death toll from the earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday had climbed to 55 as of 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, with more than 80 people missing. Full Story

Chinese Spring Festival goes global, holds universal values

Fourteen-year-old Chen Yiyue, who is half-Chinese, half-French, has always relished the atmosphere of a Chinese Spring Festival celebration. When her mother invites friends to dine with them during that festival, the table is full of delicious food, ladies all wear red and grandparents give her cash-stuffed red envelopes. Full Story