A gunman opened fire inside a motel room in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa on Wednesday, killing a man and wounding two women before shooting three more people as he sought to elude an exhaustive manhunt that ended in his capture, police said.
China and the US are seeking to step up cooperation on energy, the environment and climate change following a major bilateral climate change deal reached in November during President Barack Obama's trip to Beijing.
The family of Hong Yen Chang, an early Chinese immigrant, breathed a collective sigh of relief after the Supreme Court of California finally granted him posthumous admission to the bar after he was denied a license to practice law in California in 1890 because of his citizenship.
Chinese interest in American spirits is on the rise and one Philadelphia distillery is hoping to draw in middle class customers in a market whose tastes are slowly changing and orienting towards the West.
Venezuela on Tuesday published a letter in the form of a full-page advertising in the New York Times to reject "tyrannical" attempts by the United States to interfere in the South American nation's affairs.
The United States and Cuba will have more discussions over restoring diplomatic relations and reopening embassies after making progress in the latest round of " constructive" talks, the State Department said on Tuesday.