Deadly ice and snow storm slams US South

2014-02-13 09:54:32

Storm bringing deadly ice and snow, slams US South.

Obama to visit four Asian countries in April

2014-02-13 04:26:56

US President Barack Obama will visit Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April, the White House said on Wednesday.

Wire fox terrier wins Westminster dog show

2014-02-12 14:47:50

A wire fox terrier named Sky won "best in show" at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, besting canines in six other groups at one of the oldest sporting events in the United States.

Man adrift months at sea returns to El Salvador

2014-02-12 14:30:10

Jose Salvador Alvarenga returned late Tuesday to the place where he learned to love the sea, bringing with him a fisherman's tale for the ages.

US, France trying to build alliance

2014-02-12 13:29:36

US President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande are going all out to make optimal use of the French leader's ongoing three-day state visit to build an alliance.

US to 'punish' Iran sanctions violators

2014-02-12 10:57:07

President Barack Obama issued a sharp warning on Tuesday to companies eyeing business deals with Iran.

UN chief slams killing of civilians in Syria

2014-02-12 10:04:38

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Tuesday slammed the killing of dozens of civilians in a Syrian village in Hama province, calling for an end to conflicts in the war-torn country.

White House puts a taste of US on menu

2014-02-12 09:54:49

A slab of dry-aged rib-eye steak, American caviar and salad representing US first lady Michelle Obama's garden were expected on the four-course menu for an elegant state dinner at the White House on Tuesday.

US House approves 'clean' debt limit

2014-02-12 09:40:37

The House of Representatives of the United States narrowly approved a one-year extension of federal borrowing authority on Tuesday to allow a debt limit increase without any conditions.

Scientist named to US institute

2014-02-11 23:54:31

The US National Academy of Engineering announced its newly elected 67 members and 11 foreign associates, with Zhang being the sole Chinese foreign associate named.

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

2014-02-11 19:05:53

The dimpled child movie star who lifted America's spirits during the Great Depression and later became a US diplomat, died. She was 85.

US military revises Afghanistan exit plans

2014-02-11 15:09:56

The US military had revised plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan after Afghan President Hamid Karzai refused to sign a security pact, US media reported Monday.