The second MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum provided a platform for Chinese students to swap ideas with entrepreneurs.
American political scientist Samuel Huntington's theory of a "clash of civilizations" between Islam and the West holds that cultural and religious differences fuel conflict in the post-Cold War world.
Fifteen weeks after his birth, the San Diego Zoo's sixth giant panda, originally nicknamed "Little Sausage", finally got a formal name this week: Xiao Liwu, or "Little Gift".
An influx of young Chinese has enlarged the international student body at US colleges and universities.
Dozens of teenage boys and girls wearing the business-casual uniform of an elite Manhattan prep school rush into the cafeteria on a recent afternoon, boisterous conversations all around.
As part of a yearlong programmatic focus on China, the Asia Society will present Goddess: Chinese Women on Screen, a series of nine Chinese films spanning almost a century of history.
A year before President Richard Nixon made his celebrated trip to China to thaw a 22-year diplomatic freeze, another group of "diplomats" was also making history.
Acclaimed maestro Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the San Francisco Symphony on a six-city, 10-concert tour of Asia in November, accompanied by Chinese pianist Yuja Wang as soloist.
Some US expats said they chose to support Obama as he is friendlier toward China and will help ensure stable relations between the two countries.
Seventeen student journalists from Shanghai International Studies University will be covering Election Day live in the US online.
Chinese films are in sharp focus on the west coast. Till Nov 24, around 150 Chinese films are being shown at venues in Hollywood, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, at the 8th Chinese American Film Festival, which opened last week in these cities.
Liu Hainan wasn't sure what the experience of studying in the US would ultimately mean, and he wondered if others like him shared that uncertainty.