Former Canadian Cabinet minister killed in plane crash

2016-03-30 10:12:11

Former Canadian Cabinet minister Jean Lapierre died on Tuesday in a plane crash that also killed his wife and three of his siblings on the way to his father's funeral in eastern Quebec.

Students design logos for panda foundation

2016-03-29 11:28:13

"The only thing I know about China is that it is a very big country and she has pandas."

US succeeds in cracking Apple's iPhone, drops legal action

2016-03-29 09:32:00

The US Justice Department said on Monday it had succeeded in unlocking an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and dropped its legal case against Apple.

Beyonce, Easter Bunny highlight Obama's final egg roll

2016-03-29 09:14:47

A-list guests including the Easter Bunny and Beyonce were on hand and first dogs Sunny and Bo obliged for selfies as US President Barack Obama celebrated his final Easter egg roll at the White House on Monday.

Man shot and wounded by police at US Capitol complex

2016-03-29 08:36:20

A man walked into the underground US Capitol Visitor Center on Monday and was shot and wounded by police after he pointed what appeared to be a weapon at officers, police said.

Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival brings fancy headwear to NYC

2016-03-28 11:45:26

People take part in the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival along 5th Avenue in New York City March 27, 2016.

Scenery of Death Valley National Park in United States

2016-03-28 10:35:44

Wildflowers are seen near Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, California, March 26, 2016.

US-China co-op on nuclear energy helps build trust in relations

2016-03-27 11:37:30

Nuclear energy cooperation between the United States and China has yielded tremendous benefits for both countries and can contribute to trust in the larger bilateral relationship, a U.S. nuclear energy expert told Xinhua.

Blizzard sweeps through US Midwest, two die in accident

2016-03-26 09:59:52

The blizzard that blasted Colorado and shut down Denver's airport swept through the US Midwest on Thursday, leading to at least two weather-related traffic deaths and dumping up to 12 inches (30 cm) of snow in Wisconsin, officials said.

Microsoft apologizes for offensive tirade by its 'chatbot'

2016-03-26 09:16:04

Microsoft is 'deeply sorry' for the racist and sexist Twitter messages generated by the so-called chatbot it launched this week, a company official writes.

Key IS leader killed in US raid: Pentagon

2016-03-26 07:05:06

The Pentagon announces a senior Islamic State (IS) commander in Syria believed to be in line to lead the extremist group had been killed by the United States.

UNICEF partners with Tsinghua to improve child well-being

2016-03-24 17:06:39

Tsinghua University and UNICEF announced a new long-term partnership today to help the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged children through innovative solutions and advances in design and technology.