US Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Sunday that the United States would increase the number of worldwide refugees it will take in over the next two years.
Nearly 80 percent of young US respondents are interested in Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the country, according to a survey by China Daily.
China "will continue its attitude of openness toward foreign media", President Xi Jinping told visiting media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Friday.
China's mega-cities and major US metropolitan areas will pledge swifter and deeper cuts in carbon pollution on Tuesday, shoring up an historic agreement between presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping.
Despite some differences, China and the United States have been working together cooperatively on a wide range of issues at the United Nations.
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London on Friday for talks on Syria and on the refugees from the four-year conflict fleeing to Europe.
The Federal Reserve on Thursday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged, according to a statement released by the US central bank after a two-day monetary policy meeting.
As a landmark complex in the New York City, the United Nations headquarters has drawn approximately a million visitors from all over the world every year.
At the Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles on Tuesday and Wednesday, about two dozens of China and U.S. local governments announced their ambitious plans to combat the climate change.
The strong earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, shaking buildings in the capital city and flooding some coastal areas under a tsunami warning.
Led by China and India, Asia had more millionaires than the United States and Canada in 2014, according to a wealth management study.
Cuban President Raul Castro will deliver a speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in late September, Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez announced Wednesday.