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  • Actor Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

    2014-08-12 08:02

    Actor-comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday at his home in Northern California from an apparent suicide, Marin County Sheriff's Office said. He was 63.

  • Kerry: Formation of Iraqi govt critical for stability

    2014-08-11 16:49

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday the formation of an Iraqi government was critical for stability and urged Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki not to stoke political tensions further.

  • Shooting leaves 2 dead, 5 injured in New Orleans

    2014-08-11 15:01

    The US tourist city of New Orleans saw another deadly shooting Sunday night, with two killed and five others injured, including a pair of toddlers, hours after a shooting at a hotel claimed a life and hurt another.

  • Former Consul comes back to Houston seeking talents

    2014-08-11 10:52

    More than 50 Chinese professors, scholars and students from universities in the Houston area attended a talent recruitment event hosted by Zhang Yiqun, consul for education, for a small delegation of Tongji University on Aug 8.

  • Ready, Set… Hack!

    2014-08-11 10:31

    More than 140 developers, designers and programmers anxious to showcase their skills and network joined the third US-China iHackathon hosted by Innospring in Silicon Valley on Aug 8.

  • Let the games begin!

    2014-08-11 10:22

    There were more than 3,000 overseas Chinese attending the 2014 Chinese American Olympics of Northern California hosted by NCCAF.

  • US proposal on South China Sea unconstructive

    2014-08-11 10:12

    It is simply an unconstructive idea for US Secretary of State John Kerry to call for a "freeze" on actions in the South China Sea at an ASEAN foreign minister's meeting in Myanmar at the weekend.

  • US military strikes more Islamic State targets in Iraq: Pentagon

    2014-08-09 04:55

    The US military conducted two additional air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets near the city of Arbil in northern Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said.

  • US embassy workers' families to leave Liberia

    2014-08-08 13:54

    The US State Department on Thursday ordered the departure of all family members at its embassy in Liberia, one of the four West African nations hit hard by the Ebola virus.

  • The ghosts of what might have been

    2014-08-08 11:12

    In the opening of Ed Lin's novel Ghost Month, protagonist Jingnan learns some horrible news: his first love Julia has been murdered, shot in the head and left by the roadside.

  • Obama authorizes targeted airstrikes in Iraq

    2014-08-08 10:03

    US President Barack Obama says he's authorized the US troops to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against militants if they advance toward the city of Erbil.

  • Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented

    2014-08-08 09:49

    The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined, the health official leading the US response said Thursday.

  • 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.