Giant panda Mei Xiang at US zoo expected to give birth soon

2015-08-20 07:49:57

The Smithsonian National Zoological Park said Wednesday that its adult female panda was carrying a developing fetus and could give birth in coming weeks.

US "biased" in investigating Chinese imports: China

2015-08-19 18:52:11

China has slammed a US Department of Commerce investigation that believed Chinese state-subsidized plastic resin being imported into the United States.

Hillary Clinton breaks with Obama on Arctic oil drilling

2015-08-19 09:02:15

US Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Tuesday distanced herself from President Barack Obama's fresh approval for offshore drilling in the Arctic.

V-J Day 'Kiss-In' event conquers Times Square

2015-08-15 04:19:50

Couples locking lips took over a large part of New York City's Times Square on Friday as they re-enacted an iconic photograph of a US sailor kissing a woman taken 70 years ago during a celebration in the square marking Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day).

Junior achievers log major gains

2015-08-17 10:10:26

Twenty high school students from Shanghai participated in an innovative program last week with 16 students from Connecticut to learn first-hand about American and Chinese business, entrepreneurism, global trade and leadership.

Telecom giant assisted NSA spying

2015-08-17 09:51:40

Telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc has provided extensive assistance to the US National Security Agency as the spy agency conducts surveillance on huge volumes of Internet traffic passing through the United States, a newspaper reported.

'We have a heart for them'

2015-08-14 11:05:07

A summer stay with American families is ending for 30 Chinese orphans with special needs. All will return to China, but about two-thirds of them have found parents who want to adopt them, May Zhou reports in Houston.

US believes IS likely uses mustard agent in Iraq attack

2015-08-14 10:06:16

US authorities believed that the extremist group, the Islamic State (IS), likely used mustard agent against Kurdish forces in Iraq earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

S. Korean president to visit US in October: White House

2015-08-13 11:04:52

U.S. President Barack Obama will host his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye in the White House on Oct. 16 to discuss bilateral and global issues, the White House announced Wednesday.

Hillary Clinton relents in e-mail inquiry amid campaign

2015-08-13 09:39:08

Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to relinquish the personal email server she used while serving as the top U.S. diplomat, as part of an investigation into an issue that threatens to remain a significant distraction for her presidential campaign.

Accusations of Chinese hacking are a US power play, experts say

2015-08-13 07:51:24

Washington has launched a war of words over cybersecurity against China before President Xi Jinping's US trip next month, a move that analysts say attempts to set the agenda for the state visit and put pressure on Beijing.

Jimmy Carter says he has cancer

2015-08-13 09:32:55

Former US President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued Wednesday.