US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition in Times Square

2015-05-22 10:59:45

The US beat Cuba 9-4 in a wrestling exhibition in Times Square on Thursday night.

US, Cuba talks on normalizing relations extended into Friday

2015-05-22 09:01:17

The United States and Cuba on Thursday ended their latest round of talks on normalizing relations and reopening embassies without results, but agreed to continue the negotiations on Friday, a State Department spokeswoman said.

Six Baltimore police officers indicted in Freddie Gray's death

2015-05-22 09:11:25

Six police officers have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby told a news conference Thursday.

US military launches secret space plane X-37B

2015-05-21 14:27:35

The US Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane was launched Wednesday for its fourth secret space mission.

Chinese invest billions in US: Report

2015-05-21 14:03:03

Despite fears from US politicians and companies about jobs being outsourced to China, Chinese investment in the United States has created 80,000 jobs for Americans, up from fewer than 15,000 five years ago.

Lang Lang receives honorary doctorate from NYU

2015-05-21 13:53:55

NYU president John Sexton bestowed an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine arts on Lang Lang at 2015 NYU’s 183rd Commencement in Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, May 20.

Crews work to clean California beach fouled by oil pipeline spill

2015-05-21 11:25:31

Cleanup crews fanned out on Wednesday across an oil-fouled California beach to scoop up gobs of petroleum spewed from a ruptured pipeline in the largest oil spill to hit the Santa Barbara coastline in nearly two decades.

Obama tells Coast Guard grads climate change threatens US

2015-05-21 09:58:38

Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global temperatures threaten US military bases and will change the way the US armed services defend the country, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.

Oil pipeline spills about 21,000 gallons off California coast

2015-05-20 16:54:43

A broken pipeline spilled 21,000 gallons (79,500 liters) of crude oil into the ocean before it was shut off Tuesday, creating a slick stretching about 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) along the central California coastline, the US Coast Guard said.

More sweaty days forecast by 2040

2015-05-20 07:36:10

The combination of global warming and shifting population means that by midcentury, there will be a huge increase in the number of US residents sweating through extremely hot days, a new study says.

Scholars from US, China discuss climate change issues in Chicago

2015-05-20 15:36:49

Scholars and officials from China and the United States met in Chicago University on Tuesday and discussed climate change issues at the US-China Forum: Spotlight on Climate Change.

China, Brazil launch new era of economic relations

2015-05-20 08:00:07

Beijing signed deals worth billions of dollars with Brazil on Tuesday, putting its economic influence in Latin America on a firmer footing.