The Boy Scouts of America lifted its outright ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees on Monday, rolling back a policy that has deeply divided the membership of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization.
Chinese companies that do - or want to do - business in the US can benefit with a little friendly reminder: assimilation and adaptation to the local business culture is critical. You could even call it the "make or break" rule.
The 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin city of the southern US state of Texas, the state's highest criminal court, dismissed on Friday one of the two felony indictments against former Texas Governor Rick Perry and a current Republican presidential candidate.
China accused the United States on Friday of playing the "arbitrator outside the tribunal" card over disputes in the South China Sea, in response to recent remarks by a top US official that backed the Philippines.
Alumni from the Ameson Education & Cultural Exchange Foundation's Ameson Year in China (AYC) program share their experiences in China with this year's participants at a welcome reception held in Washington on Thursday.
Zhou Ming (right), head of the military staff committee of the Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations, and Liu Jieyi (center), China's permanent representative to the UN, greet General Adrian Foster, UN Deputy Military Advisor, at a reception to mark the 88th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army, on Thursday in New York.