One killed, five wounded in shooting spree in Phoenix suburb

2015-03-19 09:16:58

A gunman opened fire inside a motel room in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa on Wednesday, killing a man and wounding two women before shooting three more people as he sought to elude an exhaustive manhunt that ended in his capture, police said.

US sends 'green' mission to China

2015-03-19 09:10:53

China and the US are seeking to step up cooperation on energy, the environment and climate change following a major bilateral climate change deal reached in November during President Barack Obama's trip to Beijing.

First Chinese lawyer in US gets law license 125 years later

2015-03-18 11:13:20

The family of Hong Yen Chang, an early Chinese immigrant, breathed a collective sigh of relief after the Supreme Court of California finally granted him posthumous admission to the bar after he was denied a license to practice law in California in 1890 because of his citizenship.

China film company signs major US deal

2015-03-18 10:41:15

China's largest private film company has signed an agreement with a yet-announced United States company to fund, co-produce and distribute at least 18 feature films by the end of 2017.

Shaken or stirred, can martinis make it in China?

2015-03-18 10:36:05

Chinese interest in American spirits is on the rise and one Philadelphia distillery is hoping to draw in middle class customers in a market whose tastes are slowly changing and orienting towards the West.

Envelope to White House 'presumptively positive' for cyanide

2015-03-18 10:35:45

The White House received an envelope this week whose chemical testing was positive for the poisonous stuff cyanide, the US Secret Service confirmed Tuesday.

Severe geomagnetic storm hits Earth: US forecasters

2015-03-18 09:57:32

A severe geomagnetic storm caused by two significant solar eruptions reached Earth Tuesday, sparking concerns about power disruptions, US forecasters said.

US welcomes China-Japan-ROK trilateral FMs meeting

2015-03-18 09:51:11

The United States on Tuesday welcomed a trilateral meeting to be resumed among the foreign ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

US veteran charged with attempt to join ISIS

2015-03-18 09:35:51

A US Air Force veteran has been arrested for allegedly trying to join ISIS, a two-count indictment announced Tuesday.

Venezuela runs special ad in New York Times

2015-03-18 09:27:23

Venezuela on Tuesday published a letter in the form of a full-page advertising in the New York Times to reject "tyrannical" attempts by the United States to interfere in the South American nation's affairs.

US says progress made in 3rd round of talks with Cuba

2015-03-18 09:13:17

The United States and Cuba will have more discussions over restoring diplomatic relations and reopening embassies after making progress in the latest round of " constructive" talks, the State Department said on Tuesday.

Millionaire Robert Durst faces murder charge after broadcast

2015-03-17 11:02:32

Robert Durst couldn't explain away the similarities between his handwriting and a letter he said "only the killer could have written" that alerted police to his friend's shooting 15 years ago.