Unconfirmed multiple bomb threats made against flights in US

2015-06-03 09:15:15

At least five bomb threats were reported on Tuesday against flights of five airliners leaving or landing in the US.

Baltimore records highest monthly murder toll since 1972

2015-06-02 14:34:33

The US city of Baltimore has recorded 43 deaths from homicide in May, the highest monthly murder toll since August 1972.

US Homeland Security chief Johnson reassigns top TSA official

2015-06-02 10:40:03

US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has reassigned the acting administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

Woman behind Silicon Valley sex bias suit appealing verdict

2015-06-02 09:30:14

A woman at the center of a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm filed an appeal on Monday of the jury verdict against her.

Defense hawk Senator Lindsey Graham launches presidential bid

2015-06-02 09:01:34

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, a noted defense hawk, announced on Monday his presidential bid with national security as a pivotal issue.

Californians turn to Australia to learn how to fight drought

2015-06-01 11:15:40

Researchers in the drought- ravaged state of California are turning to Melbourne to learn more about effective strategies to combat drought, especially water- saving techniques.

Kerry delays return to US after injury in bicycle crash

2015-06-01 10:27:43

US Secretary of State John Kerry has delayed his trip back to the United States to stay in a Swiss hospital overnight after breaking his leg in a bicycle crash Sunday.

Ten injured in crane accident in New York's Midtown Manhattan

2015-06-01 09:28:41

At least ten people were injured by a mechanical crane in an accident at a construction site in New York's midtown Manhattan on Sunday, city officials said.

US Vice President Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer

2015-05-31 20:39:36

Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of US Vice President Joe Biden, died on Saturday after battling brain cancer, the vice president said. He was 46.

One World Observatory opened to public for the first time

2015-05-31 12:43:19

Taking up parts of the 100th, 101st, and 102nd floor of the One World Trade Center building, the One World Observatory opened to the public Friday for the first time.

Experts term US views on South China Sea as 'unnecessary provocation'

2015-05-31 08:45:07

Responding to Carter's words, Tseng said most of China's maritime trade must go through the South China Sea. In this regard, China has no intention to disrupt the freedom of navigation.

US envoy urges 'unity' over denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

2015-05-30 21:04:41

A leading US nuclear envoy has called for "the unity and cooperation" of all parties to advance the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.