UN votes new sanctions on DPRK

2016-03-03 10:19:58

The UN Security Council unanimously passs a resolution imposing new sanctions on the DPRK for its latest nuclear and ballistic missile-related activities.

Liang appeal still gathering steam

2016-03-03 10:02:01

Donations for Peter Liang's case are reaching a critical mass, according to Chinese community leaders.

Ancient maps show first meeting of East and West

2016-03-03 09:57:46

Museum-goers in San Francisco now have the chance to trace the momentous first meeting of East and West to two rare 400-year-old maps jointly crafted by Chinese and European scholars.

US military invites pre-approved experts to 'Hack the Pentagon'

2016-03-03 09:05:23

The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would invite outside hackers who have been vetted to test the cyber security of some public US Defense Department websites as part of a pilot project next month, the first such program ever by the federal government.

Space station crew end record US spaceflight

2016-03-02 14:32:28

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after nearly a year on the International Space Station, the longest US space mission on record.

Trump, Clinton scoop up key wins on 'Super Tuesday'

2016-03-02 08:34:31

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton took big steps toward securing presidential nominations with a series of state-by-state victories.

Asian-American jurists pushed for Scalia's seat

2016-03-02 13:25:16

Two Asian Pacific American (APA) groups are working to urge President Barack Obama to consider and nominate an APA jurist to "enrich the court by adding a previously unrepresented perspective".

Apple lawyer, FBI director face off in Congress on iPhone encryption

2016-03-02 09:51:19

FBI Director James Comey told a congressional panel on Tuesday that a final court ruling forcing Apple Inc to give the FBI data from an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters would be "potentially precedential" in other cases where the agency might request similar cooperation from technology companies.

US FDA issues Zika guidelines for human cell, tissue donations

2016-03-02 09:47:34

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday issued new guidelines to reduce the potential transmission risk of Zika virus from human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based products.

Sea cucumbers slither into US market

2016-03-02 09:45:46

Lin Yangjie, a senior salesman in the sea cucumber business in New York, said that at least 45 sea cucumber shops exist in New York City, and he estimates that there are at least 250 in the United States.

House again passes bill to delete 'Oriental'

2016-03-02 09:28:45

The US House of Representatives has again passed legislation that would remove the term "Oriental" along with other dated references to minorities from federal documents.

Backgrounder: "Super Tuesday" and likely outcome

2016-03-02 07:38:34

This Tuesday is a key date in US presidential election, when Democrats and Republicans in 12 states will choose their presidential candidates. Following is information about "Super Tuesday" and likely outcome of the primaries on the day.