Rare disease proves tough to diagnose

2015-11-17 07:56:35

Drug-resistant pediatric tuberculosis a growing global health threat affecting young children

Tensions with Nicaragua flare over Cubans migrating to US

2015-11-17 07:56:35

More than 1,000 Cuban migrants heading north to the United States tried to cross the border from Costa Rica into Nicaragua, causing tensions to soar between the neighbors as security forces sought to turn them back.

UAE takes 5 Yemenis from Guantanamo

2015-11-17 07:56:35

The United States has transferred five detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said on Sunday, another step in a long-delayed plan to close the controversial military prison.

Obama heads to Asia with 'pivot' plan stymied

2015-11-17 07:56:35

US President Barack Obama arrives in the Philippines on Tuesday with his much-vaunted "pivot to Asia" again overshadowed by events in Europe, the Middle East and politics at home.

Number of mainland college students in US exceeds 300,000 for first time

2015-11-17 07:55:00

The number of Chinese mainland students studying in colleges and universities in the United States exceeded 300,000 for the first time this academic year, according to a report released in the US on Monday.

Marriott buys rival Starwood for $12.2 billion

2015-11-17 07:54:26

Marriott International is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will secure its position as the world's largest hotelier.

US sends aircraft carrier Truman to Middle East

2015-11-17 06:18:34

The Pentagon announced on Monday the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier had left for the Middle East in the latest deployment to assist the counterterrorism campaign in the region.

US categories Syrian refugees as "highest level of security checks" immigrants

2015-11-17 06:16:21

US State Department subjects Syrian refugees to the most intensive security checks of immigrants as concerns raised after the deadly Paris attacks.

US says no change to plans to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees

2015-11-17 03:38:40

The United States still plans to try to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country in the coming year, the State Department said on Monday as the weekend attacks in Paris renewed scrutiny on Syrian migrants.

Key EB-5 program faces deadline of next month

2015-11-16 12:44:18

A key part of the EB-5 initiative that extends US citizenship and has funded a host of projects in the country will expire in less than a month unless extended or reauthorized by Congress.

Chinese college students in US exceed 300,000

2015-11-16 06:24:43

China has widened its lead in the number of international students studying at US colleges and universities in the 2014-15 academic year, according to a report to be released on Monday.

US 'ready' to provide necessary assistance to France

2015-11-15 15:23:01

US President Barack Obama, before departing for the G20 Summit on Saturday, convened his National Security Council to discuss yesterday's horrific terrorist attacks in Paris.