China opposes putting the situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) by the Security Council on its provisional agenda citing human rights reasons, a Chinese envoy said on Thursday.
An annual holiday favorite, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers three-program holiday celebration of the Baroque at the joyous Baroque Festival from Dec 4 through Dec 15 in Alice Tully Hall.
A US government weather forecaster on Thursday said the El Nino weather phenomenon that is underway is expected to remain strong through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2015-16, before tapering off during the late spring or early summer.
A microraptor fossil estimated to be about 120 million years old and 22 forfeited Chinese artifacts were returned on Thursday afternoon to the Chinese government by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Hundreds of activists rallied on Thursday in front of Donald Trump's hotel in midtown New York City to condemn the Republican 2016 presidential candidate's call to bar Muslims temporarily from entering the United States.
The US war on terrorism is expected to top the agenda of many Republican Party (GOP) candidates running for the party's nomination after the terror attack in California, but none of them has so far produced a solid plan.