Obama submits to Congress nuclear energy cooperation deal with China

2015-04-22 09:58:09

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday submitted to Congress a proposed 30-year agreement on cooperating with China in peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

Nations' leaderships rated in new poll

2015-04-22 09:52:02

Majorities of residents in 22 countries approve of China's leadership. All of those countries,except for Pakistan and Tajikistan,are in Africa. Approval of China's leadership is highest in Mali, where 86 percent give Beijing the nod. Residents in 63 countries are more likely to approve than disapproveof China's leadership.

Chinese real estate investors may switch focus: Panel

2015-04-22 09:43:32

Chinese investors in US commercial property may switch their focus this year from buying newly constructed buildings to acquiring development projects, according to real estate executives.

Bloomberg: Chinese investment sustains US cities

2015-04-22 09:40:09

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday that Chinese real estate investments in the city should be viewed positively because they "help create and sustain" cities like the Big Apple.

Boston Marathon bombing trial's penalty phase kicks off

2015-04-22 08:58:06

The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev began Tuesday, less than two weeks after prosecutors convicted Tsarnaev on all 30 counts tied to the 2013 deadly blasts.

US urges Japan to handle wartime history in constructive way

2015-04-22 08:48:18

The United States on Tuesday reiterated a call for Japan to approach its wartime history in a way that promotes "healing and reconciliation."

Benefit concert supports needy schools

2015-04-21 15:02:08

Look up from your own world, in the valley far away, there is land of dreams … Let dreams burgeon in youth. Let's build the land of our dreams.

UN salutes Chinese language

2015-04-21 14:58:38

The UN celebrated Chinese Language Day on Monday with an art exhibition featuring work by Chinese and Chinese-American artists.

Obama welcomes NCAA football champion at White House

2015-04-21 10:44:22

US President Barack Obama receives a commemorative jersey from Ohio State team captains Doran Grant (L) and Curtis Grant (R) as he plays host to the reigning NCAA football champion Buckeyes at a reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington April 20, 2015.

NY governor heads US trade mission to Cuba

2015-04-21 09:53:40

A trade mission led by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off on Monday a two-day visit to Cuba, Cuban daily Granma reported.

Person arrested for jumping White House fence

2015-04-21 09:30:51

A person carrying a suspicious package jumped a White House fence Sunday night and was arrested soon, the US Secret Service said Monday.

Iran charges US reporter with four crimes: report

2015-04-21 09:14:30

Iranian authorities are charging The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief with four serious crimes including espionage, the newspaper reported on Monday.