The country's deadliest quake in three decades hit central China Monday.
Entry-level pay rises, but offers are less plentiful.
A part of the McCain-Feingold reform law is being contested on behalf of wealthy candidates running for Congress.
House vote seen as big defeat for freshman Governor Patrick.
As troubles in the US housing market ripple across the global economy, the health of banks has become one of the biggest financial uncertainties for 2008.