Black Lives Matter held demonstrations in Minnesota and California on Wednesday to protest police killings of unarmed blacks, dubbing the day "Black Xmas" to show it could affect the economy on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
China rejects US criticism against its draft law on terrorism and urges Washington to refrain from applying "double standards" in fighting terrorism.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites.
A US science satellite slated to launch to Mars in March has been grounded due to a leak in a key research instrument, NASA said on Tuesday, creating uncertainty about the future of a widely anticipated effort to study the interior of the planet.
The reusable main-stage booster then turned around, flew back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launchpad in a dramatic spaceflight first.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites before the reusable main-stage booster turned around, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad in a dramatic spaceflight first.
US President Barack Obama criticized the US media's saturated coverage of recent terror attacks by Islamic State (IS) for whipping up the public's fear about the group's threat.
Cuba and the United States have made no progress in the past year on key issues that would improve bilateral relations, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Friday.
It's described as the largest musical instrument in the world, yet an audience can barely see it.
The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have "far surpassed" a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday reassured Americans that there are no specific and credible terror threats against the United States during holidays.
The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to cut off funds for the Islamic State the extremist group, in a firmer move to fight terrorism.