Kerry says Syrian war should be settled on political track

2016-02-14 00:34:16

The United States Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Syria crisis should be settled on a political track, urging parties to take advantage of current opportunity to end the conflicts.

US House sends DPRK sanction bill to Obama

2016-02-13 04:48:32

US House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed a legislation to impose new sanctions on Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), sending the bill to President Barack Obama to sign into law.

Gravitational waves detected a century after Einstein theory

2016-02-12 01:57:43

It confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos.

California bus fleet goes 100% electric

2016-02-12 14:04:41

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA), a transit agency serving more than 450,000 residents in the cities of Palmdale, Lancaster and Northern Los Angeles County in California, announced Thursday it will become the nation's first 100 percent electric public transit fleet, following a new deal with Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD.

ASEAN wants good US-China relations

2016-02-12 13:53:14

As US President Barack Obama hosts leaders of the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries next week, there has been much talk about how much China will be the topic of discussion in the meetings at the Sunnylands retreat in Rancho Mirage, California.

Jury finds NYPD's Liang guilty in fatal shooting

2016-02-12 13:49:40

A rookie Chinese-American police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.

Clinton in debate says Sanders' healthcare promises 'cannot be kept'

2016-02-12 11:08:51

Hillary Clinton accused rival Bernie Sanders in a debate of misleading Americans about the costs and viability of his healthcare plan.

Death toll in Syrian civil war is 470,000

2016-02-11 17:11:41

In five years of civil war, 400,000 Syrians have been killed and another 70,000 have perished due to a lack of basics such as clean water and healthcare, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday.

Republicans Christie, Fiorina drop White House bids

2016-02-11 10:40:48

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina ended their presidential campaigns on Wednesday, narrowing the field challenging front-runner Donald Trump in the race for the 2016 Republican nomination.

US Senate unanimously passes bill to expand sanctions on DPRK

2016-02-11 10:13:34

The US Senate approved widen harsher sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in response to its nuclear test and missile launch.

Economic issues sidelined in US presidential primary

2016-02-11 07:27:41

As Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire primaries, US voters are unsure about their positions on economic issues.