Thousands flee California wildfire as homes go up in flames

2015-09-14 13:53:17

A swiftly spreading wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee as it roared unchecked through northern California.

Kissinger anticipates promising China-US cooperation

2015-09-14 11:16:39

China and US should work in cooperation to deal with a series of global issues, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said,

Northern California wildfire destroys hundreds of structures

2015-09-14 09:15:56

A rapidly spreading wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings as it roared through the northern California village of Middletown and several nearby communities, chasing thousands of residents from their homes, fire officials said on Sunday.

1 shot, 1 stabbed in Washington D.C.

2015-09-12 11:25:49

Police respond to shooting at the Union Station in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, Sept 11, 2015.

US rebuked over hacking remarks

2015-09-12 08:25:21

Beijing rebuked Washington's accusations of Chinese hacking on Friday, with Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei calling them "groundless".

Obama leads moment of silence on 9/11 anniversary

2015-09-12 08:25:21

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle stood on the White House lawn on Friday to observe a moment of silence to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

China aids fight against warming

2015-09-12 08:25:21

China and the United States should strengthen cooperation on technology transfers to cope with global warming, China's special representative on climate change issues said on Friday.

Exhibit honors Shanghai's aid to European Jews

2015-09-11 15:59:47

Seventy-six years ago, Michael Blumenthal, the former US treasury secretary, fled with his parents from Berlin to Shanghai, where he made a living delivering bread.

Seattle schools shut for 2nd day in teachers strike over pay, hours

2015-09-11 11:30:38

A strike by Seattle's public school teachers stretched into a second day on Thursday, further delaying the start of fall classes for some 53,000 students after contract talks collapsed in disagreements over wages, hours and performance evaluations.

WWII veterans awarded medals for victory efforts

2015-09-11 10:36:03

The Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco awarded medals to two veterans and a representative of a historic overseas Chinese group for their contribution to China's victory against Japanese aggression during World War II.

US to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees -White House

2015-09-11 10:11:23

It is the first specific commitment the United States has made toward increasing its acceptance of refugees from the war-torn country.

Americans mark the 14th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

2015-09-11 10:16:47

On Friday people will mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.