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  • US cameraman in Liberia diagnosed with Ebola

    2014-10-03 17:41

    An American freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, making him the fifth US citizen known to have contracted the virus in West Africa.

  • IMF calls for more global growth

    2014-10-03 03:35

    The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged new momentum to fuel global economic growth that has recovered slower than expected.

  • Netflix to release ‘Crouching Tiger’ sequel

    2014-10-02 06:51

    Video-streaming service Netflix and film studio Weinstein Company will release a sequel to Chinese director Ang Lee's Academy Award-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon next year.

  • Chinese FM meets US Secretary of State

    2014-10-02 05:20

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) and US Secretary of State John Kerry walk towards to the podium in the Ben Franklin Room of the State Department in Washington on Wednesday before they address ahead of their bilateral meeting.

  • U.S. Secret Service director Pierson resigns under fire

    2014-10-02 04:55

    U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that showed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama.

  • Up to 18 exposed to US Ebola patient, including children

    2014-10-02 03:50

    US health experts were observing up to 18 people, including children, who had contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus.

  • US, Indian leaders discuss array of issues

    2014-10-01 08:54

    US President Barack Obama and visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed an array of issues including trade, climate change and security, with a view to renewing a partnership for the 21st century.

  • First Ebola case reported in U.S.: CDC

    2014-10-01 05:12

    The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday.

  • Americans split over role of gov't in their lives: Gallup

    2014-09-30 14:16

    Americans remain divided over the role of government, with 35 percent preferring a less active role for government and 32 percent favoring a more active one, according to a Gallup poll.

  • Chinese Enterprise Council donation brings back canceled classes

    2014-09-30 14:02

    A California middle school will be able to resume canceled science and art classes due to budget cuts after a donation from a Chinese nonprofit organization.

  • Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

    2014-09-30 13:24

    The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process.

  • US reception marks 65th anniversary of PRC foundation

    2014-09-30 11:27

    Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai (right) and US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel are in the media spotlight when they chat at a reception in the Chinese embassy in Washington on Monday evening to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

  • 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.