Senate releases report on CIA use of torture on detainees

2014-12-10 06:43:58

A US Senate report shows the Intelligence Agency's aggressive questioning and torture on detainees after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

More than 150 arrested in California during police killing protests

2014-12-09 21:31:11

More than 150 protesters were arrested in California overnight after shutting down a major freeway in another outbreak of nationwide demonstrations against police use of deadly force on minorities.

US takes precautions over CIA interrogation report

2014-12-09 11:33:07

The White House said Monday that precautions have been taken at US facilities around the world to confront emergencies expected with the release of a CIA report on the interrogation practices.

Consul general bids farewell

2014-12-09 11:07:56

Sun Guoxiang, China's consul general in New York, speaks to the media Monday evening during a farewell reception honoring him and his wife Wang Min, at the Chinese Consulate General in New York.

Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

2014-12-09 10:55:58

Britain's Prince William sat down with President Barack Obama in Washington on Monday and unveiled an effort to curtail illegal wildlife trading while his wife, Kate, made an impression of a down-to-earth duchess on preschoolers and prominent British expats in New York.

Plane crashes into Maryland house, kills six

2014-12-09 09:53:49

An executive jet crashed into a Maryland house on Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a mother and two children inside the house, a fire official said.

China urges US to block bill on arms sales to Taiwan

2014-12-09 09:31:13

China's Foreign Ministry urged the United States to block a bill related to arms sales to Taiwan Monday.

US transfers six Guantanamo detainees to Uruguay

2014-12-08 20:20:03

The US Defense Department on Sunday announced the transfer of six detainees from the detention center at Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay.

'Big' Peking opera staged in New York

2014-12-08 10:37:47

The Orphan of Zhao, one of the major classics of Peking Opera, is staged at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University on Dec 7.

China, US drive global tech IPOs

2014-12-08 10:29:55

Technology firms have led the charge in initial public offerings (IPO) around the globe in 2014, and the world's two largest economies continue to be the driving force behind the trend.

ZTE, NBA team partners in business, charity

2014-12-08 10:29:05

ZTE USA CEO Cheng Lixin and Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown announced their joint holiday charity program Season of Giving prior to the second annual ZTE Title Night on Saturday at the Toyota Center.

Illinois university signs agreements with Chinese college

2014-12-08 10:24:12

Illinois State University (ISU) has signed agreements with Wuhan University in China to exchange students and faculty members.