US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump outlined his anti-terror plan on Monday, proposing an extreme ideological vetting for all immigrants and visitors to the United States to fight what he called "Radical Islamic Terrorism."
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps led American swimmers to a gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay, but what grabbed media attention and led to stories and photos around the globe were the purple and red circles on his back.
The US launched the first airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) targets in the Libyan city of Sirte at the request of Libya's UN-brokered government.
The Chinese foreign ministry has expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to the deployment of an advanced US missile-defense system in the Korean Peninsula.
Two police officers were shot in Texas on Thursday during a protest against police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, KDFW TV in Dallas reported.
This year's World Environment Day on Sunday puts the spotlight on the illegal trade in wildlife.
The government is serious about cutting the country's overcapacity, yet seldom do people consider how difficult it is for China to press ahead with supply-side reform at a time when the global economy is recovering slowly.
State Councilor Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State John Kerry will discuss the South China Sea during the eighth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
China's stocks jumped the most in two months on Tuesday as investor bet that MSCI will add mainland shares to its index for the first time next month.
The decision by a judge that enables Peter Liang to avoid jail after shooting to death an unarmed black man will probably further intensify the debate over the race.
Chinese Financial Minister Lou Jiwei said on Friday that the downgrading of China's economic outlook "doesn't reflect the reality" of the Chinese economy.