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  • 3 killed, 4 injured in Los Angeles shootings

    2014-08-25 19:15

    At least three people were killed and four others wounded in a series of shooting attacks in Los Angeles early Sunday, police said.

  • Bao Bao gets birthday omens

    2014-08-25 11:17

    The cuddly panda cub Bao Bao on Saturday got her first birthday wish through zhuazhou, a Chinese tradition honoring a baby's first birthday dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279) where the one year old picks from an array of talismans that predict its future.

  • 3 dead in Los Angeles-area shootings within 1 hour

    2014-08-25 11:05

    Three people killed and four others injured within the span of an hour Sunday in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles were victims of random attacks that may have been carried out by the same gunmen.

  • Strong quake rocks California, dozens injured

    2014-08-25 07:57

    The 6.0 earthquake rocked wine county north of San Francisco early Sunday, injuring dozens of people, damaging historical buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.

  • Biggest quakes by magnitude in California

    2014-08-25 07:28

    California, where a quake and fire devastated the city of San Francisco in 1906, once again showed it is earthquake country.

  • At least 89 injured in US quake-stricken Napa area

    2014-08-25 07:28

    An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.0 that hit northern California's Napa area early Sunday morning has left at least 89 injured, a number of buildings damaged and thousands without power, leading to a state of emergency in the area.

  • US says journalist held in Syria has been freed

    2014-08-25 06:59

    An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.

  • China rejects US claim of midair intercept

    2014-08-25 01:43

    Beijing on Saturday dismissed the Pentagon's accusation that a Chinese fighter jet flew too close to a US military aircraft off Hainan Island.

  • California governor declares emergency from quake

    2014-08-25 01:20

    Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for the part of California's wine country hard-hit by a large earthquake.

  • California hospital treats 70 plus after quake

    2014-08-24 23:29

    One hospital in California's northern Bay Area has treated more than 70 patients so far from a strong earthquake that has caused widespread damage.

  • White House aides to attend funeral of black teen

    2014-08-24 23:22

    US President Barack Obama is sending three White House aides to the funeral of Michael Brown, the black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • Thousands rally in New York over chokehold death

    2014-08-24 08:31

    Thousands of chanting but peaceful activists marched across Staten Island on Saturday to protest Garner's death, which occurred after New York City police put him in a banned chokehold as they were arresting him for selling loose cigarettes last month.

  • 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.