A senior US official says the number of troops currently under discussion would be fewer than 300, but there has been no final decision yet by Pentagon leaders.
Just moments after Dennis Blair, former commander of the US Pacific Command and former director US National Intelligence, expressed his puzzlement over why China and South Korea would still have historical issues with Japan, he got a quick explanation.
People in China are the most willing group to pay out of pocket to learn early on if they have a dementia-related illness, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, according to recently published data from a worldwide study on neurological disorders.
Young people comprise the majority arrested in recent years during the police crackdown on drug use, Beijing police and experts say.
Noting that Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured the dam on Monday, Obama said "We will continue to pursue a long-term strategy to turn the tide against ISIL by supporting the new Iraqi government."
China's economic data for July suggests foreign trade activity is recovering, but still faces pressure to meet the annual foreign trade target, the Ministry of Commerce said on Monday.
Antitrust investigations into foreign companies in China will not scare away foreign investors despite the inflow of overseas spending in July hitting a two-year low, an official said on Monday.
President Xi Jinping pledged on Monday to establish a modern communications system in China, the first time that he has spoken about integration in the media.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson and began deploying National Guard troops to help quell days of rioting.
The police department of Alhambra, Southern California, is using China's Twitter-like micro blogging site, as an outreach tool for its Chinese residents.
China cut its holdings of United States government debt in June for the fourth time in the last six months, which may reflect a continuing move away from US assets, according to an analyst.
Despite sweeping probes into antitrust cases, China's antitrust team - government law enforcement officers and lawyers representing companies - is falling short in dealing with complicated cases.