US East Coast bracing for 'historic' blizzard

2015-01-26 10:10:36

A swath of the US East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine was bracing for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.

Chinese investment in US real estate: 'new normal'

2015-01-26 10:10:28

As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reminds the world of the "new normal" in China's macroeconomy in Davos, another new normal is forming among China's major real estate developers - go to the United States.

US officials observe high-tech efforts at Queens college

2015-01-26 10:00:44

A tour through Queensborough Community College's most advanced facilities allowed two US government officials the chance to see some of the school's technological feats up close.

China goes after US tourists at NY trade show

2015-01-26 09:51:07

China continued its push in the United States to increase tourism by Americans, with China-related tourist groups exhibiting this weekend at one of the largest tourism trade shows in the US.

Chow finds his root of modern art in traditional Chinese culture

2015-01-26 09:23:03

Michael Chow pools thick household paint, burns plastic sheets with gas torches, and sprinkles yogurt and egg yolk on a large-scale canvas. The abstract works from a video clip are now debuting in Beijing in an exhibition through March 22 titled Michael Chow: Voice for My Father.

Deeper ties with India top US foreign policy priority: Obama

2015-01-26 08:52:20

Visiting US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that deeper ties with India would be top US foreign policy priority, giving a major boost to relations between the two countries.

India, US reach breakthrough on civil nuclear deal

2015-01-25 21:18:17

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the two countries have reached an agreement to break a six-year impasse on the landmark civil nuclear deal.

US President Barack Obama arrives in India on three-day tour

2015-01-25 15:33:50

The visiting US President will attend India's Republic Day celebrations Monday, who is to be the first US leader as the chief guest at the event in the last 65 years.

Obama to cut short India visit, fly to Saudi Arabia

2015-01-24 17:11:45

US President Barack Obama will cut short his visit to India on Tuesday to fly to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.

Birmingham's Spotlight on China dinner

2015-01-23 16:38:52

China's ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai(right) receives the Key to the US city of Birmingham, Alabama, from City Councilor Valerie Abbott(left) during the Ambassador's Dinner of Alabama's Spotlight on the People's Republic of China in Birmingham,Alabama, Jan 22, 2015.

UN chief urges all sides in Yemen to exercise restraint

2015-01-23 14:57:22

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday night called on all sides in Yemen "to exercise maximum restraint", after both the country's president and prime minister submitted their resignation.

Philip Ma: from scientist to businessman

2015-01-23 11:44:39

"I see myself as a businessperson who takes advantage of opportunities that science and technology open up," said Philip Ma, a former research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who is now adirector and senior partner at McKinsey& Company, one of the largest consulting firms in the world.