American soldier found dead at US Army base in South Korea

2015-06-18 11:11:43

A US soldier attached to an intelligence battalion in Japan has died during training exercises in South Korea, the US military said in a statement on Thursday.

US House moves to revive Obama's Pacific trade pact

2015-06-18 09:59:24

The US House of Representatives plans to bring legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade agreement back to the floor for debate on Thursday, giving lawmakers a chance to deal with it in a different format.

UN: Spread of MERS in South Korea isn't global emergency

2015-06-17 18:21:51

The World Health Organization says the spread of a mysterious virus from the Middle East to South Korea doesn't merit being declared a global emergency despite infecting more than 150 people in the biggest outbreak outside the Arabian peninsula.

6 killed in California balcony collapse during a party

2015-06-17 10:45:52

A 21st-birthday party thrown by a group of visiting Irish college students turned tragic early Tuesday when the fifth-floor balcony they were crammed onto collapsed with a sharp crack. Six people were killed and seven seriously injured.

Magnate Donald Trump announces bid for US presidency

2015-06-17 09:12:57

Real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump barged his way into the 2016 US presidential election on Tuesday in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Barack Obama's administration.

China, US spearhead MERS fight

2015-06-17 05:05:00

Chinese and US scientists have jointly developed a new antibody targeting the Middle East respiratory syndrome virus, which has killed 19 people and put more than 150 in hospitals.

China contributes to Jurassic World's world record box-office

2015-06-16 10:12:57

Jurassic World set a world box-office record over the weekend, with a large boost from China, where moviegoers spent more than $100 million to watch the latest installment in the dinosaur adventure series.

China adds one million new millionaires: Report

2015-06-16 10:12:27

China created one million new millionaires last year as the country's roaring stock market bolstered the ranks of the wealthy, according to a global wealth report released on Monday.

Jeb Bush vows to 'fix' Washington as he launches 2016 presidential bid

2015-06-16 07:28:02

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush attempts to move out of the shadow of the White House legacies left by his father and brother.

US launches airstrike against al-Qaida leader in Libya

2015-06-15 10:57:42

The US military has launched an airstrike in Libya that targeted and hit an al-Qaida leader, the Pentagon said Sunday.

Spacecraft that landed on comet finally wakes up

2015-06-15 08:47:52

To scientists' relief and delight, the Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last fall has woken up and communicated with Earth after seven long months of silence, the European Space Agency announced Sunday.

Pentagon seeks to reassure allies

2015-06-15 07:46:00

The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in Baltic countries and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday.