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36 Dead After China Bus Plows Into Methanol Tanker

Accident occurred in Shaanxi province

(Newser) - A double-decker sleeper bus rammed into a tanker loaded with highly-flammable methanol on a northern Chinese highway early today, causing both vehicles to burst into flames and killing 36 people, state media said. The official Xinhua News Agency said 39 people were on the long distance sleeper bus when it... More »

Six Busted in China Milk Scandal

Men nabbed in main dairy region

(Newser) - Six people have been arrested in connection with the tainted milk scandal in China, Reuters reports. The arrests were made in Hohhot, capital of China's main dairy producing region. Thousands of Chinese children have developed kidney problems from drinking milk formula contaminated by melamine. Four have died. More »

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