Hillary Clinton calls for higher wages for everyday Americans

2015-07-14 09:03:14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday unveiled her economic agenda in New York, calling for greater income equality in the United States in her first major policy speech since launching her campaign to the White House in April.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker enters 2016 US presidential race

2015-07-14 08:47:25

Wisconsin State Governor Scott Walker on Monday announced his decision to enter the 2016 US presidential election, becoming the 15th Republican candidate to join the race.

Stock market volatility likely to persist: Analysts

2015-07-13 13:58:59

As investors, world markets, analysts and the Chinese government look to see if Chinese stocks will continue the bounce they had for two consecutive days at the end of last week, financial analysts in the US said the market remains volatile and they are wary of declaring it stabilized.

Chinese philosophy draws int'l students to summer school

2015-07-10 17:24:41

Wang Jing from Canada starts her journey through traditional Chinese thought and modern China today, as one of 35 participants at the Philosophy Summer School at Beijing Normal University.

24-year-old ethnic Chinese girl runs for US Congress

2015-07-10 16:32:59

Lindy Li, 24, a southwestern Sichuan native who moved to the United States at six, has launched a campaign for the Democratic nomination to represent Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives.

US tops Chinese tourists' satisfaction list in Q2: survey

2015-07-10 15:32:28

The United States topped the list of "most satisfying" foreign destinations for Chinese tourists in the second quarter, according to a report released Friday.

George W. Bush, Bill Clinton trade insights on presidential race

2015-07-10 10:14:04

Former US presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton shared a stage in Texas on Thursday to exchange quips and insights on leadership and hopes for an elevated tenor in the current presidential campaign in which their family members are running.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 kicks off

2015-07-10 09:50:04

San Diego Comic-Con International kicks off

Students study depression to raise suicide awareness

2015-07-10 09:13:59

A cluster of suicides by high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area has prompted a group of Chinese-American students to find out the cause behind such tragedies.

Ringing the bell

2015-07-10 09:13:21

Ming Wang (center), CEO and chairman of Hailiang Education Group, rings the closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York on Thursday.

US spy agency tapped German chancellery for decades

2015-07-10 09:14:07

The US National Security Agency tapped phone calls involving German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers for years and spied on the staff of her predecessors, according to WikiLeaks.

Former top US diplomat says China not military threat

2015-07-09 14:14:19

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell on Wednesday stressed the importance of US-China cooperation and dismissed the assertion that China will be a military threat to the US.