US to send more troops and tanks to ROK

2014-01-08 11:00:54

The United States said on Tuesday it will send 800 more soldiers and about 40 Abrams main battle tanks and other armored vehicles to South Korea next month.

Obama to consult on NSA review

2014-01-08 10:31:42

US President Barack Obama will consult intelligence officials and congressional leaders as he nears the final stages of a review over how much to rein in US surveillance practices in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations.

JetBlue resumes flights in New York, Boston

2014-01-08 09:31:30

JetBlue Airways on Tuesday said it resumed departures from New York and Boston after shutting down operations in those cities on Monday as cold weather hobbled its network.

Renewal of jobless benefits clears Senate hurdle

2014-01-08 02:34:03

A White House-backed bill to renew jobless benefits for 1.3 million Americans narrowly cleared a U.S. Senate Republican procedural roadblock on Tuesday.

Chinese suspect held for consulate arson attack

2014-01-08 00:30:42

A 39-year-old Chinese national, suspected of an arson attack on the Chinese consulate in San Francisco on New Year’s Day, surrendered to local police by calling 911 two days after the blaze, the FBI said on Monday.

Panda in Washington to make her debut

2014-01-07 10:24:30

Bao Bao, the giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, is getting used to seeing fans outside her enclosure as she prepares for her public debut this month.

FBI names arson suspect

2014-01-07 10:02:55

The FBI announced on Monday that the suspect in an arson attack targeting the Chinese consulate in San Francisco on the New Year's Day was a 39-year-old US citizen, who surrendered himself to local police by calling 911 two days after the blaze.

US extends AD duties on China's tire products

2014-01-07 09:01:12

A US trade panel voted on Monday to extend antidumping and countervailing duties on off-the- road tire products from China after the first five-year review of the measures imposed initially in 2008.

Yellen approved to head US Fed

2014-01-07 08:08:34

Janet Yellen, a key force behind the Federal Reserve's unprecedented and controversial efforts to boost the US economy, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead the central bank.

US prosecutors charge arsonist in Consulate attack

2014-01-07 05:42:45

Feng Yan, 39, an American citizen, has been charged with arson in connection with last Wednesday's attack on the Chinese consulate in San Francisco.

Arrest made in consulate fire in California

2014-01-07 03:42:26

US prosecutors on Monday charged a 39-year-old man with arson in connection with a fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco last week.

Regional jet service set to start in 2015

2014-01-07 00:55:02

China's first domestic regional jetliner will go into commercial operation in 2015, with the first two ARJ21-700 aircraft intended for commercial service rolling off the assembly line on Monday.