Topic: New Zealand
Protests in solidarity with 'Occupy Wall Street' occurred in US cities and around the world Saturday, sometimes drawing several thousand marchers. A key reason: Unemployment remains high, three years after a financial crisis in which banks got controversial bailouts.
10/15/2011 06:59 pm
In Pictures Painted faces
New Zealand's delayed response to its oil spill emergency, described as the worst in the country's history, has been compared with last year’s Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
10/12/2011 10:11 am
NYC helicopter crash into the East River killed one passenger and injured three others. Investigators are still trying to determine why the helicopter went down shortly after takeoff from a riverbank heliport.
10/05/2011 11:22 am
Stock buybacks would occur when Berkshire Hathaway stock is within 110 percent of book value. If stock buybacks happen, they would be the first in Warren Buffett's 46 years heading Berkshire.
09/27/2011 10:23 am
787 Dreamliner: The first one goes to Japan's All Nippon Airways, which has been printing the 787 logo and "We Fly 1st" on its business cards for years.
09/26/2011 10:26 am
Check out this video of the Southern Lights, a.k.a. Aurora Australias taken from aboard the International Space Station.
09/20/2011 10:22 am
The Pool Stage is the initial round of competition in the Rugby World Cup. At the conclusion of this round, two teams (a winner and a runner-up) will advance to the next stage, or "quarter-finals." There are four pools - A, B, C and D, and it is widely anticipated that the top seeds in those pools: New Zealand, England, Australia and South Africa respectively, will move to the next round.
09/11/2011 11:51 am
The Rugby World Cup, which takes place every four years, commences in New Zealand Friday. It is being broadcast by NBC/Universal and can also be streamed on the internet at RugbyWorldCup.com
09/09/2011 11:50 am
More than 4,000 aftershocks have hit Christchurch since one of New Zealand's worst earthquakes, hindering recovery and causing many locals to consider leaving for good.
09/08/2011 10:58 am