Young historian to be honored in China

2016-03-07 10:58:46

A delegation from China's Huaian city has retraced the footsteps of Iris Chang, the late Chinese-American historian and author, to the Bay Area to collect memorabilia for a museum being constructed in her memory.

'Ghostlike' octopus found in Pacific may belong to new species

2016-03-07 10:33:54

An underwater research craft has spotted a "ghostlike" octopus that appears to belong to a previously unknown species on the ocean floor near Hawaii, a discovery that highlights how little is known about the deep sea, a U.S. zoologist said on Saturday.

Liang case stirs Chinese generosity

2016-03-07 10:25:24

Eddie Chiu has never seen so much of anger in the Chinese community, and at the same time, so much hope.

Ray Tomlinson, godfather of email, dies at age 74

2016-03-07 09:46:38

Ray Tomlinson, considered to be the godfather of email, has died, according to his employer, Raytheon Company. He was 74.

Former US First Lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94

2016-03-07 00:31:37

Reagan became one of the most influential first ladies in US history during her Republican husband's presidency from 1981 to 1989.

Republican Cruz wins in Kansas as five US states vote

2016-03-06 10:02:25

US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz wins a nominating contest in Kansas and is leading in Maine, denting front-runner Donald Trump's momentum.

China-US visa arrangement 'not nullified'

2016-03-05 15:02:13

A Foreign Ministry official in charge of consular affairs said that the China-US long-term visa facilitation arrangement "has not been nullified and will continue to be valid".

Solar Impulse 2 back in the air after battery upgrade

2016-03-04 09:50:56

The Solar Impulse 2 airplane, flown by test pilot Markus Scherdel, flies off the coast of Oahu during a test flight from Kalaealoa Airfield in Kapolei, Hawaii, March 3, 2016.

Trump leads Republican race, but rival candidates continue to hang on

2016-03-04 09:44:59

Donald Trump is leading the race to the Republican nomination for the US presidential election, but several other candidates continue to hold on in a show of grit and determination, in a last-ditch effort to try to derail the bombastic billionaire.

Jailed drug kingpin 'El Chapo' desperate to be extradited

2016-03-04 09:17:48

Jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is no longer fighting extradition to the United States -- he's asking to be sent sooner, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Republican old guard Romney labels Trump as 'a fraud'

2016-03-04 03:46:30

Former Republican US presidential nominee Mitt Romney gave a blistering rebuke of 2016 party front-runner Donald Trump.

Air pollution, climate change kill millions of people every year: UN official

2016-03-04 01:05:23

Each year more than seven million deaths worldwide could be attributed to air pollution, and climate change caused tens of thousands of deaths annually from other causes.