Small plane makes emergency landing on NY expressw

2014-01-06 04:31:24

A small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway on Saturday, resulting in minor injuries to the three onboard and backing up a traffic on the major thoroughfare, emergency officials said.

'Life-threatening' cold bites US Midwest

2014-01-06 03:54:26

Residents of the Midwestern United States on Sunday braced for the coldest weather in two decades.

US urges Japan to improve relations with neighbors

2014-01-05 17:17:42

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged Japan to improve relations with its neighboring countries after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to a controversial war shrine.

US icebreaker to help vessels trapped in Antarctica

2014-01-05 16:27:02

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has requested the US icebreaker Polar Star to assist the Russian vessel MV Akademik Shokalskiy and the Chinese vessel Xue Long which are stuck by ice in Antarctica.

Heavy snow, dangerous cold bite northeastern US

2014-01-04 02:35:09

A heavy snowstorm and dangerously low temperatures gripped the northeastern United States.

Terrorism ruled out in consulate arson

2014-01-04 00:18:47

An arson attack on China's consulate general in San Francisco on New Year's Day was not the work of terrorists, the FBI said.

UN officer calls for support for displaced

2014-01-03 13:11:19

The United Nations humanitarian chief on Thursday called for sustained support for millions who have been driven from their homes by violence and bloodshed or uprooted by devastating natural disasters.

Consulate attack condemned

2014-01-03 10:24:33

The Chinese government condemned an arsonist attack on China’s consulate general in San Francisco on New Year’s Day and urged the US to ensure the safety of Chinese missions in the US and find the person responsible promptly.

State of storm emergency declared in NY

2014-01-03 10:22:58

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday declared a statewide state of emergency as a major winter storm has already started to bring heavy snow, sub-zero temperatures and high winds across New York State.

Contrast for parties in 2016 presidential race

2014-01-03 10:13:46

For Democrats and Republicans, the early stages of the 2016 US presidential contest are worlds apart.

Snapchat says user accounts hacked

2014-01-03 09:59:21

Snapchat, the red-hot private messaging service, said on Thursday that it knew for months about a security loophole that allowed hackers this week to harvest millions of phone numbers and announced changes to its systems.

Heavy snow, dangerous cold snarl travel in NE US

2014-01-03 09:37:54

The governors of New York and New Jersey declared a state of emergency and urged residents to stay indoors as a major storm hit the northeastern United States on Thursday.