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  • US to investigate Ferguson police

    2014-09-04 10:45

    A person briefed on the matter says the Justice Department plans to open an investigation into the practices of the police department in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • Mission group identifies 3rd American with Ebola

    2014-09-04 09:20

    The third American sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.

  • Shanghai Library joins global database

    2014-09-04 09:19

    Shanghai Library, one of the largest libraries in the world, added close to a million new bibliographic entries to online library database WorldCat, which itemizes the collections of more than 74,000 libraries in 170 countries around the world.

  • Obama reaffirms NATO'S steady alliance with Baltics

    2014-09-04 08:58

    US President Barack Obama reaffirmed on Wednesday NATO'S steady alliance with Baltic states saying that the US would unconditionally come to the defense of its small Baltic allies in case of need.

  • Obama labeling China as 'free rider' in Iraq issue

    2014-09-04 07:50

    US refused to acknowledge the Chinese contribution in the post-war reconstruction of Iraq and ungratefully labeled China as "a free rider" that benefited from Iraq's oil.

  • China's eyes in the sky point to space exploration's future

    2014-09-03 11:14

    Just after China put its second high-definition Gaofen satellite into orbit on Aug 19, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said that police had used the database of the first Gaofen, operational now since December, to discover illegal border crossings from Democratic People's Republic of Korea, poppy plantations in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, marijuana farms in Jilin province and a tanker smuggling oil off the coast of Fujian province, according to reports in China Daily.

  • Film festival will spotlight China's bright side

    2014-09-03 10:59

    The Davis Chinese Film Festival will kick off on Sept 27 at the Modavi Center of the University of California, Davis.

  • Obama's top adviser to visit China

    2014-09-03 10:50

    US President Barack Obama's national security advisor, Susan Rice, will visit China next week, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday.

  • Biden reiterates US commitment to NATO collective defense

    2014-09-03 10:14

    US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday reaffirmed steadfast American commitment to NATO's collective defense amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the White House said.

  • Moon Festival not just for Chinese

    2014-09-03 09:53

    The 15th Annual Asian Family Moon Festival and Chinese American Culture and Art Festival will open on Sept 6 in Puente Hills Mall in City of Industry, a suburb of Los Angeles, it was announced Tuesday.

  • Obama authorizes 350 more military personnel to Iraq

    2014-09-03 09:26

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized some 350 additional military personnel to be sent to Iraq.

  • US missionary doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

    2014-09-03 05:31

    An American doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus after working with obstetrics patients at a missionary hospital in Monrovia, the Christian organization SIM USA said on Tuesday.

  • 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.