US announces further steps to restrict DPRK's access to global financial system

2016-06-02 09:16:43

The US Treasury Department on Wednesday took further steps to restrict the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) from the global financial system.

Murder-suicide kills two at UCLA, shuts down campus

2016-06-02 05:20:24

A murder-suicide killed two people at the University of California, Los Angeles on Wednesday, shutting down the campus for two hours as officers in camouflage and tactical gear responded to reports of a shooting.

To cool you off: The fountain in Washington Square Park

2016-06-01 16:42:50

A man cools off in a fountain in Washington Square Park in New York City.

US warns Americans about terror risk this summer in Europe

2016-06-01 13:25:55

US State Department issued a travel alert Tuesday, warning Americans about the risk of potential terrorist attacks this summer in Europe.

China growth hinges on education: experts

2016-06-01 11:06:07

As China sees its population decreasing, the country needs to better educate its people to sustain long-term growth, said experts.

Stocks boosted on prospect of index inclusion

2016-06-01 09:44:58

Stocks in China rallied on Tuesday as investors seemed to speculate that the country's A-shares may soon be accepted by a well-known global index provider.

US zoo denies negligence in barriers accident after gorilla dies

2016-05-31 11:06:42

An official of the Cincinnati Zoo denied on Monday that their management had a negligence in safety and insisted the one-meter barrier around the gorilla enclosure meets all the industry standards.

Memorial Day: Remembering fathers, friends, and husbands

2016-05-31 11:09:24

As this year's Memorial Day is observed on May 30, 2016, a five-year-old boy pays tribute to his beloved father, a marine sergeant.

White House lifts lockdown after suspicious package scare

2016-05-31 09:11:20

The White House has resumed normal operations after being partly on lockdown due to a suspicious package thrown over its north fence earlier on Monday.

China to become 2nd largest contributor to UN peacekeeping budget

2016-05-30 16:42:45

China is expected to be the second-largest country to share United Nations' peacekeeping costs from 2016 to 2018, just behind the US.

Vintage plane crashed in Hudson River during emergency landing

2016-05-30 11:38:27

The pilot of a World War II-era plane killed in a crash in the Hudson River off Manhattan on Friday evening was trying to execute an emergency landing, the museum that owned the vintage aircraft said.

Killing of gorilla to save boy at Ohio zoo sparks outrage

2016-05-30 09:53:55

The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape's enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety.