US doctor named as killer of second lion

2015-08-04 07:40:30

Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

Obama issues challenge on climate change

2015-08-04 11:17:34

US President Barack Obama unveiled his administration's controversial, ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from US power plants.

Republicans begin pivotal debate week

2015-08-04 10:36:14

Republican presidential candidates, with the exception of Donald Trump, will test their messages in New Hampshire at a forum on Monday ahead of their first head-to-head debate in the 2016 campaign later this week.

Jury keeps death penalty as option for Colorado movie gunman

2015-08-04 09:40:27

James Holmes, the Colorado movie massacre gunman, could face the death penalty after jurors found on Monday that aggravating factors including the cruel nature of his crimes counted for more than mitigating ones such as mental illness.

Pennsylvania resident guilty in Chinese test-taking plot

2015-08-04 08:35:04

A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women.

Madame Chiang Kai-shek's New York estate up for sale

2015-08-04 07:41:02

In the past week, nearly 100 people of Chinese descent have telephoned Jason Friedman about a mansion on Long Island, New York, which was listed for sale recently.

Negotiation seen as key to cyber solution

2015-08-04 07:40:30

Experts say any US plans to damage firewall would be 'dangerous, serious'

US exhibit commemorates Flying Tigers

2015-08-04 07:40:30

A US exhibition on Yunnan province and the Flying Tigers provides a boost to cultural exchanges between China and the United States, and it helps people remember the days when US volunteers helped China fight the Japanese invaders, a senior official of the Chinese consulate general in New York said on Sunday.

Flying Tigers show in New York

2015-08-03 11:55:30

An exhibition about beautiful Yunnan and the Flying Tigers provides a boost to cultural exchange between China and America, and helps us remember the days when American volunteers helped China flight the Japanese invaders, said a senior official of the Chinese Consulate General in New York on Sunday.

China plays crucial role in development plan: envoy

2015-08-03 11:01:21

China has made "important contributions" to seeking an agreement among all 193 UN member states on the global development plan, a draft blueprint for sustainable development that will be adopted in September and last through 2030, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Sunday at UN Headquarters in New York.

164 skydivers set world record with formation

2015-08-03 07:37:29

Traveling at speeds of up to 386 kilometers per hour, 164 skydivers flying head-down connected with each other to form the largest ever vertical skydiving formation on Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.

Biden associates resume discussion about presidential run

2015-08-03 09:47:02

Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a possible 2016 presidential run after largely putting aside such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year.