Obama's daughter Malia to attend Harvard after gap year

2016-05-03 15:22:15

Malia Obama, the elder daughter of US President Barack Obama, will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a gap year, the White House said on Sunday.

World's leading chocolate brand opens shop in China

2016-05-03 13:28:00

Max Brenner, a worldwide chocolate restaurant and retail brand, opened its first restaurant in China May 1st, 2016.

New Chicago high-rise will be city's biggest Chinese property deal

2016-05-03 13:10:43

China's largest commercial property company, Dalian Wanda, and a Chicago real estate developer on Monday announced they will build a $900 million skyscraper, the largest-ever real estate investment by a Chinese company in Chicago.

China boosts California tourism growth

2016-05-03 13:10:43

China continues to contribute to the growth of California's travel industry, which has expanded for the sixth consecutive year following the 2007-2009 recession, according to an industry report.

Clinton courts Appalachian voters to counter Trump on trade

2016-05-03 10:49:33

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton met with coal and steel workers in the Appalachian region on Monday in an effort to win over blue-collar voters in a part of the country with strong support for Republican Donald Trump.

First US cruise ship sails to Cuba after decades

2016-05-02 17:47:04

A US cruise ship started its historic journey to Cuba on Sunday for the first time in 38 years.

Freight train derails in Washington, cars leaking hazardous chemicals

2016-05-01 21:23:55

A CSX freight train derailed on Sunday morning in northeastern Washington DC, with several cars overturned and leaking hazardous liquids near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station.

Michelle Obama kicks off 100-day countdown to Rio Olympics with US Olympians

2016-04-29 10:48:14

US First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday started the 100-day countdown to the opening of 2016 Rio Olympic Games at Times Square, Midtown Manhattan, together with more than 70 Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Trump attacks Clinton on gender, risking backlash from women

2016-04-29 09:32:59

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump wades into politically risky territory when he accused Democrat Hillary Clinton of exploiting her gender to win votes.

Pirate radio poses surprising challenge in internet age

2016-04-29 03:17:22

In the age of podcasts and streaming services, you might think pirate radio is low on the list of concerns of US federal lawmakers and broadcasters. You’d be wrong.

Cruz teams up with Fiorina against Trump in GOP race

2016-04-28 12:52:28

The US Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz on Wednesday picked former technology executive Carly Fiorina as his running mate, in his last-ditch bid to block frontrunner Donald Trump.

Texas hopes to attract Chinese money with innovation

2016-04-28 11:23:39

US and Chinese business leaders on Wednesday announced the first US China Innovation and Investment Summit will take place May 16-18 in Houston.