The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to tighten restrictions on travel to the United States by citizens of 38 nations who are allowed to enter the country without obtaining a visa.
When C.D. Mote Jr, president of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), was asked by China Daily on Monday to share his thoughts on becoming a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), he said he was not aware of the news.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to last week's shooting spree by two Muslims who the FBI said had been radicalized.
Investigators believed that the suspect couple who killed 14 people and injured 21 others in a deadly shooting in San Bernardino of Southern California had been radicalized "for some time," the FBI said on Monday.
Veterans participate in a wreath laying marking the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, during a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C., the United States, Dec 7, 2015.
Since China opened its doors to overseas adoption of Chinese children in 1992, about 100,000 children have been taken in by US families. In the Bay Area, around 2,000 Chinese children are living in American households.