US House passes resolution sending arms to Ukraine

2015-03-24 09:45:55

The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine.

Boston bomb suspect influenced by Al-Qaida

2015-03-24 09:43:55

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was heavily influenced by al Qaeda literature and lectures, some of which was found on his laptop, a counterterrorism expert testified at his trial on Monday.

US to seek funding for sustaining Afghan forces

2015-03-24 09:12:49

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday that the Obama administration is seeking funding to ensure Afghan troops are maintained at its targeted peak level through 2017 as a move to show US commitment to strategic partnership with Afghanistan.

Texas Republican Cruz announces presidential bid

2015-03-23 13:36:03

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, one of the Republican Party's most conservative members, announced early Monday he is running for the party's 2016 presidential nomination, making him the first among what is expected to be a crowded field of White House hopefuls to officially enter the race.

Fictional TV presidents more popular than Obama - poll

2015-03-23 13:08:47

Whether it's the earnest Josiah Bartlet from "The West Wing" or the manipulative Frank Underwood in "House of Cards," Americans prefer television presidents to their real-life POTUS, President Barack "No Drama" Obama.

Obama urges Iran to seize opportunity to reach nuke deal

2015-03-20 14:09:33

US President Barack Obama on Thursday called on Iranian leaders not to miss a "historic opportunity" to reach a reasonable nuclear deal, saying such a moment "may not come again soon."

Hu Yanyan: the guardian of China Guardian

2015-03-20 11:50:02

Hu Yanyan is leading the transformation of the world's fourth-largest auction house.

Photo exhibit shows US-China effort in WWII

2015-03-20 11:30:30

US Army General Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, opened a photo exhibit on at the Pentagon in Washington that shows American and Chinese soldiers working together during World War II.

Maryland Senate adopts 'comfort women' resolution

2015-03-20 11:29:05

A Maryland state Senate joint resolution honoring the "comfort women" in Asia and Pacific Islands during World War II was adopted on Tuesday.

Feeding the hungry

2015-03-20 11:25:39

Li Bing, director of the Shanghai Oasis Ecological Conservation and Communication Center, chats with Chinese consul of commerce Cao Derong and consul Wei Kai at the World's Fare reception in Houston on Wednesday night.

Deadline looms for US export bank

2015-03-20 11:20:31

The Export-Import Bank of United States, the official export credit agency, is in danger of closing down on July 1, 2015.

Think tanks tackle Under the Dome

2015-03-20 11:04:17

Under the Dome, a popular documentary about air pollution in China,has drawnthe attention of Washington think tanks.