Hundreds of Asian factories were attacked in May after popular anger erupted over Chinese oil exploration in disputed waters. Vietnam depends on foreign investment to generate growth and has promised to avoid a repeat.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Tuesday that the Consumer Price Index rose 0.1 percent in July. One of the major drivers of the inflation increase was rising food prices, but they were offset by a dip in energy prices.Bryan Cronan
Gov. Jay Nixon announced early Monday that he would deploy the Missouri National Guard to this St. Louis suburb, ratcheting up efforts to quell unrest that has paralyzed the city since an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer.Alan Blinder and Tanzina Vega