Chinese ambassador warns US against escalating situation in S China Sea

2015-05-30 17:10:47

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai warned Friday that the US overreaction to China's moves in the South China Sea is escalating the situation and will make the region "less stable."

New book on Tokyo Trials launched at BEA 2015

2015-05-29 17:19:50

A China-published new book on the Tokyo Trials of Japanese war criminals in World War II made its world debut here Thursday at the largest annual book fair in the United States.

7.0-magnitude earthquake jolts off Alaska

2015-05-29 16:52:51

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted off the southwest coast of Alaska late Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in US

2015-05-29 11:09:32

Vanya Shivashankar (L) of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, St. Louis Missouri lift the trophy after becoming co-champions after the final round of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Maryland, May 28, 2015.

Former US House Speaker Hastert indicted on federal charges

2015-05-29 09:49:52

Former US House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday on federal charges, including for lying to the FBI, relating to an alleged effort to hide $3.5 million in payments he was making to a person to conceal past misconduct.

US charges 15 Chinese nationals in college exam fraud scheme

2015-05-29 09:47:48

Fifteen Chinese nationals have been charged with developing a fraud scheme in which they paid imposters to take entrance exams to elite American colleges and universities.

Book, photos recall memories of US, China fighting together in WWII

2015-05-29 08:55:59

A book launch and a photo exhibition of the "Shared Memories of the US and China" in fighting side by side in the second World War were held on Thursday as part of the ongoing BookExpo America (BEA) 2015.

Former NY Governor Pataki launches 2016 Republican presidential bid

2015-05-28 19:57:23

Former New York Governor George Pataki on Thursday entered the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, joining a crowded field of candidates vying to retake the White House for their party.

Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could spawn an online video service

2015-05-28 19:52:45

Charter Communications Inc executives are exploring whether to launch an online video service as part of its combination with larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc, in what would be an unprecedented move in the cable industry.

US meddling in South China Sea unjustified, unprofitable

2015-05-28 15:58:42

Recent remarks made by some senior US officials on the South China Sea issue are not only unjustified but also harmful to regional peace and stability.

Massive arson fire suspect arrested in Los Angeles

2015-05-28 15:03:34

A 56-year-old man was arrested as the suspect of a massive arson fire taking place in Los Angeles last year, police said Wednesday.

Rick Santorum announces second White House run

2015-05-28 11:18:54

Former US senator Rick Santorum said Wednesday that he is running for the 2016 presidential race.