The US House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would allow Congress to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran.
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Wednesday rebuffed US criticism that China's land reclamations were responsible for the tensions in the South China Sea.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday discussed US efforts to forge an international nuclear deal with Iran during talks with Saudi leaders.
Beijing demanded Washington issue an immediate clarification over its plan to send military ships and aircraft into areas near South China Sea reefs.
An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing seven people, was barreling into a curved stretch of track at 100 miles per hour, over twice the speed limit.
Obama met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House and went out of his way to play down the absence of Saudi King Salman from a summit.
US House on Wednesday passed a surveillance reform bill that would terminate a controversial National Security Agency (NSA) program harvesting information on millions of American phone calls.
Trade embargo, return of Guantanamo key sticking points in normalizing of relations
A passenger train derailed and overturned late on Tuesday in Philadelphia, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others.
The UN Security Council on Tuesday called on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to convene a conference to seek a solution to Yemen's crisis as the country saw its deadliest period of fighting since violence broke out on March 26.
Five young Chinese entrepreneurs Wang Ruoyu, Shui Tianyang, Jiang Ying, Zheng Weifeng and Lin Yingnan share their business stories with students at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business on Tuesday in New York.
The China Sustainability Project at Columbia University's Earth Institute is preparing to launch a weeklong program in Beijing to discuss energy and environmental issues.