At least three people were killed after a tour bus flipped and crashed in Yucaipa, San Bernardino County in southeastern California Sunday evening, local media reported.
When Barack Obama became the first African-American president in 2009, he also impressed the 1.3 billion Chinese by appointing Stephen Chu and Gary Locke, two Chinese Americans, to his cabinet.
Cuban former president Fidel Castro voted at the general elections held Sunday to decide the members of the national parliament and those of provincial assemblies, the official media reported Sunday.
Twenty people died while hundreds were displaced following a clash between members of a Muslim rebel group and al-Qaida linked militants in the Philippines.
New US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday reaffirmed his commitment to pursuing peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
Top leader Xi Jinping recalled his tough rural years during a visit to an impoverished village on Sunday, in a move analysts said reflects the leadership's will to mingle with the grassroots and to combat poverty.
China's urbanization drive will create "appealing" business opportunities for US investors, a leading Chinese trade promoter said.
China's non-manufacturing businesses strengthened for a 4th month in January, fueled by the accelerated consumption of retail goods and a growing number of construction projects.
The flags on roadsides are at half-staff. Black ribbons frame the King Father's official portrait at the airport and in hotels.
Emerging economies are not "free riders" and will continue to play a more active role in international affairs, a senior Foreign Ministry official told a global security forum on Saturday.
Chinese police have seized 350 suspects involved in 120 food-related criminal cases since a crackdown on food-related crimes began last month.