Pentagon to release new strategy to bolster cyber security

2015-04-15 15:27:03

The US Defense Department will release a new cyber strategy next week to "guide the way forward for the next several years in cyber," a senior Pentagon official said Tuesday.

Petition grows over Mulan cast

2015-04-15 11:04:17

An online petition calling on The Walt Disney Co not to have a white actress play the role of Mulan in a live-action remake of the 1998 animated film Mulan had gathered more than 42,000 signatures by Tuesday afternoon.

Hank Paulson regrets US not joining AIIB

2015-04-15 11:02:38

Hank Paulson said that the US should join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), and that he looks at the actions of the current administration with regret on the matter.

Hillary Clinton highlights major goals for 2016 campaign

2015-04-15 09:11:40

Hillary Clinton held her first campaign tour in US State of Iowa Tuesday and highlighted a number of major goals for her running for President in 2016, including building the economy of tomorrow, strengthening families and communities.

Obama intends to remove Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism

2015-04-15 09:08:48

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday told Congress his intent to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said.

Clinton's win not guaranteed despite global celebrity

2015-04-14 11:12:01

With a globally recognized brand, Hillary Clinton is perhaps the first female presidential candidate in US history who has a serious shot at winning the White House, but it's far from a done deal.

US has record number of applications for H-1B tech visas

2015-04-14 10:09:38

Applications for H-1B visas allowing US businesses to hire foreign workers in science, engineering and computer programming totaled a record 233,000 for fiscal 2016, according to government figures released on Monday.

US voluntary medical team funded for China trip

2015-04-14 09:32:53

The Children of China Pediatrics Foundation(CCPF) will go on its 2015 medical mission to China, supported by a donation from a Chinese company.

China's slow down has upside

2015-04-14 09:31:43

The economic slowdown in China may be good news all around, according to experts at a conference in Washington.

Ex-student sought in shooting death of North Carolina college

2015-04-14 09:04:00

A manhunt was under way for a 20-year-old former student accused of fatally shooting a longtime school employee at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Senator Marco Rubio announces bid for US presidential race

2015-04-14 08:56:39

Republican Senator Marco Rubio from the state of Florida announced his decision Monday evening to enter the 2016 US presidential race.

Former Blackwater guards sentenced to prison for Baghdad shooting

2015-04-14 08:46:18

A federal judge sentenced four former Blackwater security guards to lengthy prison terms on Monday in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis, closing a chapter of the US war in Iraq that tested relations between the two countries.