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  • Long-sought diplomat added to FBI's 'most wanted'

    2014-10-10 09:28

    A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" on Thursday, bringing new attention to a case that has long frustrated authorities.

  • Canadian warships sail for military exercise with US, Japan

    2014-10-10 09:27

    Canadian warships have sailed to join military exercises with the United States and Japan off the US coast of Southern California, the Canadian Defense Ministry said Thursday.

  • IMF expects China's GDP to fall in 2015

    2014-10-10 07:01

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is retaining its 2014 economic growth outlook for China at 7.5 percent, but expects GDP to fall to 7 percent next year because of slow implementation of reforms and policies to limit local government debt and investment credits.

  • Astronauts venture outside station for spacewalk

    2014-10-09 17:11

    A pair of astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Tuesday for a six-hour spacewalk to perform maintenance work including putting an old cooling pump into storage.

  • Michelle Obama hosts fashion workshop at White House

    2014-10-09 15:59

    US first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the start of a luncheon and panel discussion in the White House East Room during the first ever Fashion Education Workshop at the White House in Washington.

  • St. Louis policeman shoots, kills black suspect

    2014-10-09 15:53

    A white off-duty St. Louis city policeman shot and killed a black teenager who fired on him on Wednesday, police said, triggering protests just miles from the flashpoint suburb of Ferguson.

  • US left on edge after first Ebola patient dies

    2014-10-09 15:02

    All eyes fell on the US city of Dallas Wednesday after authorities announced the death of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.

  • Judge to rule on detention in Islamic State case

    2014-10-09 14:45

    A federal magistrate judge will decide if a 19-year-old US citizen from suburban Chicago accused of trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants should stay behind bars pending trial.

  • US Ebola patient dies

    2014-10-09 09:54

    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against the spread of the deadly disease.

  • China's role grows in Gates Foundation

    2014-10-09 02:52

    An increasing number of Chinese businesses and academic institutions have been joining the Grand Challenges initiative set up by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which aims to help the poor worldwide through science and technology innovations.

  • US hospital to offer resources for new facility in Guangdong

    2014-10-08 22:41

    A new world-class hospital is expected to be constructed in the Zhuhai Special Economic Zone, Guangdong province, to provide international medical treatment and services.

  • US to toughen Ebola screening at airports

    2014-10-08 19:37

    US health officials said on Tuesday they would unveil within days new screening procedures for the deadly Ebola virus at the country's airports to address public concern over the possibility of an outbreak.

  • 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.