A different sort of Bush: policy wonk Jeb faces campaign image test

2015-03-09 16:59:51

In Republican Jeb Bush, Americans are seeing a different sort of Bush on their TV screens: a policy wonk who wears horn-rimmed glasses and has neither his brother's famous Texas swagger nor his father's patrician air.

Direct flight to link Nanjing, Los Angeles

2015-03-09 15:30:52

China Eastern Airline will launch a direct flight connecting Nanjing, the capital city of East China's Jiangsu province, and Los Angeles on June 30.

Chinese woman stands for UN's aviation arm's elections

2015-03-09 14:48:29

A Chinese woman is in the running to become both the country's first secretary-general of the aviation arm of the United Nations (UN) and the organization's first female chief.

Local governments key to relationship with US

2015-03-09 07:38:06

For Orville Schell, a top China hand in the United States, the climate agreement struck by President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama in Beijing in November was "historic", but he said enlisting sub-national level support is critical to implement the deal.

Wisconsin capital marked by 3rd day of protests after police shooting

2015-03-09 10:34:51

Activists protested for a third day in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sunday over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman.

Police kill black teen in US state of Wisconsin

2015-03-08 04:42:37

A 19-year-old unarmed African American was killed by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday evening, sparking protests.

Kerry briefs Europeans on Iran nuke talks

2015-03-07 19:23:05

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Paris to brief European officials on the status of nuclear negotiations with Iran.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres

2015-03-06 16:30:29

The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor Friday.

California 'maternity hotel' operators may face heat from guests

2015-03-06 11:02:17

At least some of the pregnant women from China caught up in raids this week on so-called maternity hotels are still likely to remain long enough in California to give birth on American soil.

Snowstorm rages in eastern US

2015-03-06 10:15:10

A large winter storm reaching from Texas to southern New England, which prompted school closings and led to almost 2,300 flight cancellations, had dumped over a foot (30 cm) of snow on parts of the eastern United States by early Thursday morning.

Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash

2015-03-06 09:15:00

Actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured on Thursday in the crash of a small airplane on a Los Angeles golf course.