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  • China, US top diplomats meet in Boston ahead of APEC summit

    2014-10-19 03:16

    China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Boston on Saturday for the second day on his US visit, which is to "pave the ground" for US President Barack Obama's visit to China next month.

  • Kerry to host top Chinese State Councilor in Boston

    2014-10-17 22:40

    US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomes a top Chinese diplomat to Boston on Friday.

  • Writer Lu Xun's works honored in NY

    2014-10-18 06:15

    Lu Xun, one of the leading figures of modern Chinese literature, was honored in New York with performances by the Beijing Dance Theater at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

  • Powerful Pacific storm churns toward Hawaii

    2014-10-17 19:04

    A powerful Pacific storm predicted to grow to hurricane force churned toward Hawaii, bringing with it heavy rains and potentially destructive winds that could begin hitting the state later Friday.

  • US-China 'most important bilateral' tie: Jimmy Carter

    2014-10-17 13:27

    US President Jimmy Carter says the people of the two countries can learn to trust each other if the leaders of both continue to talk about how the two nations have benefited from the relationship.

  • Biden's son discharged from Navy after drug test

    2014-10-17 10:49

    The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged from the US Navy reserve earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

  • Obama open to appointing Ebola 'czar'

    2014-10-17 09:28

    President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he was considering appointing an Ebola "czar" to coordinate the fight against the virus in the United States but he remained opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa.

  • US hospital 'deeply sorry' for Ebola mistakes

    2014-10-17 09:22

    Daniel Varga, chief clinical officer at Texas Health Resources, told a House subcommittee hearing that errors were made when healthcare workers sent the country's first and now deceased Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan home.

  • US patient who contracted Ebola allowed aboard flight

    2014-10-17 03:36

    A second nurse from Texas who has contracted Ebola told a US health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, intensifying concerns about the United States' response to the deadly virus.

  • Patient with 'Ebola-like symptoms' admitted to Connecticut hospital

    2014-10-17 03:05

    Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut was evaluating a patient with "Ebola-like symptoms" on Thursday and will likely know within 24 hours whether the person has the deadly disease.

  • US jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    2014-10-16 20:54

    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week, a positive signal for the labor market that could counter doubts over whether the economy is shifting into a higher gear.

  • Obama vows more aggressive response to Ebola fears

    2014-10-16 10:11

    The United States will monitor Ebola "in a much more aggressive way", President Barack Obama said Wednesday, hours after a second nurse in Texas tested positive for the disease.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.