Former top US diplomat says China not military threat

2015-07-09 14:10:28

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.

South Carolina legislature passes bill to remove Confederate flag

2015-07-09 14:08:23

The South Carolina legislature passed a bill early Thursday to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds after an emotional 13-hour debate over the controversial banner.

Chinese ballet dances into New York

2015-07-09 10:20:40

The Peony Pavilion, one of the most famous love stories in the Chinese canon, came to Lincoln Center on Wednesday courtesy of a performance by the National Ballet of China (NBC).

NYSE shut down for nearly four hours by technical glitch

2015-07-09 09:52:39

The New York Stock Exchange was forced to suspend trading for several hours on Wednesday in the biggest outage to hit a US financial market in nearly two years.

Chinese families of Yale students grow a garden, tradition

2015-07-09 09:52:02

A city block at Yale University teems with herbs and vegetables, tended by a community of graying people from China who are here to look after grandchildren.

US Army plans to cut 40,000 troops: media

2015-07-08 11:01:46

The US Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers from both domestic and foreign posts over the next two years, according to US daily USA TODAY.

Obama meets with Vietnamese leader to expand ties

2015-07-08 09:29:13

US President Barack Obama held talks with Nguyen Phu Trong, head of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), at the White House Tuesday, as the two countries seek to deepen ties two decades after normalization of diplomatic relations.

Two people killed in collision of US Air Force F-16 jet, civilian plane

2015-07-08 09:15:49

Two people were killed after an F-16 fighter jet of the US Air Force collided with a civilian plane in the state of South Carolina Tuesday morning.

European Americans prefer positive emotions more than Chinese

2015-07-07 11:36:46

A recent research shows that European Americans want to maximize positive feelings and minimize negative ones more than Chinese people do.

US women's soccer game sets TV record

2015-07-07 10:58:10

The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

Chinese student group emphasizes friendship

2015-07-07 10:51:09

When Leslie Martinez came back to Texas A&M International University in Laredo from a one-year intensive Chinese-language program in Shanghai, she felt that she wouldn't be able to put to use what she had learned.

US Treasury's Lew spoke with Greek premier, hopes talks on resolving crisis resume

2015-07-07 09:42:34

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke on Monday with Greece's prime minister and finance minister and said Washington looked forward to Athens and other parties resuming conversations toward resolving the Greek situation, a Treasury spokeswoman said.