Trick or Trump: The Donald, Pizza Rat among top Halloween costumes

2015-10-25 19:30:01

When a Donald Trump look-alike ring the doorbell on Halloween night, it may solicit a piece of candy but the treat it really seeks is recognition.

3 dead, dozens injured after US homecoming parade crash

2015-10-25 07:34:15

A car driven at high speed by a woman suspected of being under the influence of alcohol plowed into crowds watching a homecoming parade at Oklahoma State University on Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 30 others.

Obama vetoes US defense bill, sends it back to Congress

2015-10-23 16:51:31

President Barack Obama vetoed a sweeping $612 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, returning the measure to the Republican-controlled Congress because of the way it uses money meant for war spending to avoid automatic budget cuts to military programs.

42 people die in bus and truck collision in southern France

2015-10-23 16:11:17

Forty-two people have died after a bus and a truck collided near Bordeaux in southern France. Another 5 people were lighly injured.

Chinese tutor, students protest SAT cheating

2015-10-23 11:23:55

The founder of a Shenzen-based college-test prep company said cheating on the SAT is so pervasive that even parents look to buy the answers, which also are for sale online.

Lang Lang adds music to public school

2015-10-23 11:20:48

Internationally renowned Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang believes his international music foundation will orchestrate a profound impact on music education in public schools in the US.

Clinton defends her Benghazi record in face of Republican criticism

2015-10-23 11:15:54

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton deflected harsh Republican criticism of her handling of the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, at a testy hearing in Congress on Thursday that seemed unlikely to put a dent in the front-runner's campaign.

Ryan gains support of key US conservatives for speaker job

2015-10-22 16:49:55

A supermajority of the US House of Representatives' firebrand conservative Republicans on Wednesday threw their support behind Paul Ryan to be the next speaker and said they have provided him enough votes to win the race.

Improved margins in China help GM's results

2015-10-22 10:08:52

Despite a sluggish sales environment in China, General Motors Co managed to improve its third-quarter profit margin in the mainland by selling more expensive vehicles.

Big Data can help cities: panel

2015-10-22 09:59:35

Big data analysis enables urban planners to optimize the infrastructure through which the Chinese government can better cope with rapid urbanization, according to Riz Khaliq, director of marketing and communications at IBM.

AIIB chief says it will be 'mean, clean, green'

2015-10-22 09:54:43

China is building the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to help other Asian countries and the rest of the world, and the bank will be "mean, clean and green",JinLiqun, president-designate of the lender, said on Wednesday.

Biden won't run in 2016, boosting Clinton's White House hopes

2015-10-22 09:54:24

US Vice President Joe Biden said he would not run in 2016, removing one of Hillary Clinton's biggest potential obstacles to be nominated.