New Silk Road connects China to the world: BOC chairman

2015-03-31 09:34:09

The "One Belt and One Road" initiative will help connect China with the rest of the world, and the initiative "follows the trend of economic development," according to Bank of China Chairman Tian Guoli.

Focus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found

2015-03-30 14:55:57

Authorities shifted their focus to what caused the Manhattan apartment building collapse and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings, after two bodies were pulled from the rubble.

Pier Antique Show in New York

2015-03-30 07:13:19

Decorative and fine arts, antique furniture and jewelry displayed at the Pier Antique Show which features more than 400 exhibitors at Pier 94, in New York.

LA commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

2015-03-29 09:27:23

A commuter train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator.

US denies visa to young man for transplant

2015-03-27 07:37:56

Family and friends raised thousands of dollars to send Jose Chua Lopez to the prestigious Mayo Clinic for an urgently needed heart and liver transplant.

Tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas; 1 dead, several injured

2015-03-27 10:35:42

The first batch of severe weather in the US tornado season devastated an Oklahoma mobile home park, as storms across the area damaged buildings, tore off roofs and left debris strewn across roads.

Chinese liquor explored

2015-03-27 10:19:26

Academics, foodies, wine and beverage industry professionals from the US, China and Germany got together on Thursday to explore the history and contemporary appreciation of "Jiu," or Chinese liquor, at a conference at UC Davis.

Kissinger: US, China should seize chances to cooperate

2015-03-27 10:11:55

The first stop for former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's secret trip to China in 1971 was the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, exactly the same location when he attended the China Development Forum 2015 Economic Summit on March 21, nearly 44 years later.

New York fire, building collapse injure 12

2015-03-27 09:08:12

An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble on Thursday and flames spread to nearby buildings in what officials said appeared to be a gas-related explosion.

US invites Brazil's Rousseff for official visit

2015-03-26 13:28:13

The US government has invited Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for an official visit to Washington D.C., in a move to repair strained relations.

US offers support to military action against Yemen's rebels

2015-03-26 11:35:41

US President Barack Obama has authorized the provision of logistical and intelligence support to the military operations against Yemen's Houthi force, the White House said late Wednesday.

US sending Bill Clinton for Lee Kuan Yew's funeral

2015-03-26 09:52:59

The United States will send former President Bill Clinton to Singapore for the state funeral of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, the White House said on Wednesday.