Boy Scouts lift blanket ban on gay adult leaders

2015-07-28 12:03:40

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 doing business in the US need to do their homework

2015-07-28 09:31:32

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.

Donald Trump atop GOP field for 2016 US presidential election

2015-07-28 09:24:59

US billionaire businessman Donald Trump stands atop the Republican Party's field for the country's 2016 presidential election, according to a latest national poll.

6.9-magnitude quake hits off Alaska

2015-07-27 13:24:34

An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted 76km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska at 2015-07-27 04:49:44 GMT Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

US noses out China in math meet

2015-07-27 11:42:18

Team USA won the first place at this year's International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, reclaiming the crown after 21 years.

US court dismisses one of two indictments against former Texas governor

2015-07-25 16:34:26

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.

Ministry: US playing arbitrator

2015-07-25 08:08:34

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.

Planet 'can unlock Earth's secrets'

2015-07-25 08:08:34

The discovery of a planet described as a "close cousin" of Earth will help mankind to learn more about the genesis of our world and the creation of life on it, a Chinese astronomer said.

Veterans share China experience with newcomers

2015-07-24 13:31:08

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.

88th anniversary of the founding of PLA marked in NYC

2015-07-24 11:12:34

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.

Flight details of Obama's Kenya trip leaked

2015-07-24 11:03:54

A Kenyan flight bulletin outlining some details of US President Barack Obama's trip to the African country this week has been released.

2 killed, several injured in Louisiana theater shooting

2015-07-24 11:00:01

Two people were killed, including the gunman, several others injured at a movie theater in the US state of Louisiana during a showing of the film.