Obama sending $4 trillion spending plan to Congress

2015-02-02 22:21:08

President Barack Obama was setting up another clash with Republicans by sending Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that seeks to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations and increase domestic spending.

New England Patriots win 49th NFL Super Bowl

2015-02-02 12:29:13

The New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win the 49th Super Bowl on Sunday.

Obama targets foreign profits with tax proposal, Republicans skeptical

2015-02-02 10:06:38

President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget will seek new taxes on trillions of dollars in profits accumulated overseas by US companies, and a new approach to taxing foreign profits in the future, but Republicans were skeptical of the plan on Sunday.

Seattle gets Chinese radio

2015-01-30 14:18:04

Rhythm Media Group, a multi-media company offering Chinese and English media services and promoting Sino-US exchanges, has launched a new radio station in Seattle.

US wants fair trade with China, says top official

2015-01-30 13:22:21

The United States is now focused on completing negotiations of a high-value Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) that does not seek to exclude, but rather help China, a senior US diplomat said on Wednesday.

US law firms review Alibaba's fakes issue

2015-01-30 11:29:34

Two New York-based law firms are investigating investor claims about the business practices of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in light of a critical Chinese government report about counterfeit goods being sold on a company platform.

Alibaba will be OK despite earnings miss: experts

2015-01-30 11:24:05

Alibaba surprise revenue miss sent shares plunging on Thursday, but some investors say their enthusiasm for the Chinese e-commerce giant has not cooled, given its long-term potential.

Your honor meets your honors

2015-01-30 10:55:05

Tao Kaiyuan (center), vice-president of Supreme People's Court of China, poses with Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Ginsburg (left) and retired Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor in the US Supreme Court in Washington on Wednesday.

Keystone XL bill passes in Senate, faces Obama veto

2015-01-30 10:54:09

The US Senate passed a bill on Thursday to approve the long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite the White House saying earlier in the day that President Barack Obama would veto the measure.

USC student murder case grinds on

2015-01-30 09:59:41

A public hearing in the case of the July 24, 2014 murder of Chinese USC graduate student JiXinran took place at Clara Shortridge FoltzCriminal Justice Center in Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

Teaching children the folklore of the zodiac

2015-01-30 09:50:16

Most people know what zodiac sign they were born under, but many likely don't know the folklore behind the 12 animals that make up the Chinese Zodiac. A new book aims to explain that back story for children.

US Senate panel approves Iran sanctions bill

2015-01-30 09:25:19

A bill that would levy tough new sanctions on Iran if it fails to sign an agreement to curb its nuclear program cleared a US Senate committee on Thursday.