Biden under pressure to calm tensions

2013-12-03 01:06:30

US Vice-President Joe Biden arrived in Tokyo late on Monday for the first leg of a tour of East Asia that will later take him to China and South Korea.
Candid exchange key to Biden's visit Biden's trip continues US engagement in Asia-Pacific

Online shoppers to top 131m on 'Cyber Monday'

2013-12-02 13:34:33

Over 131 million people are expected to shop online on "Cyber Monday," the biggest sales day of the year for e-commerce, said the survey of the National Retail Federation (NRF) on Monday.

Sasha could decide Obama's future home

2013-12-02 11:26:54

Sasha Obama could be the deciding factor in whether her father stays in Washington after he leaves office.

Cheap luxury, startup required

2013-12-02 09:48:39

For just $19, you can live for one day in a $3.7 million house in Los Altos Hills. However, the mansion is only open to guests who either have their own startups or are willing to start one.

Drama Rhinoceros In Love staged by Chinese students in New York

2013-12-02 08:53:31

On a rainy weekday evening, Haichao Wang, producer of the play Rhinoceros In Love, greeted audiences at the entrance of the Asia Society theater in Manhattan as cast members waited to go on stage.

Internships in DC payoff for Asian youth

2013-12-02 07:58:52

When Carmen Ye talked about her experience of interning with a federal, she expressed gratitude to everyone who helped her get the opportunity.

Obama stuns bookstore shoppers

2013-12-02 07:32:36

US President Barack Obama shops with daughter Malia at Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse in Washington, November 30, 2013.

Washington's panda cub named Bao Bao

2013-12-02 04:53:49

A zoo in Washington said it was naming a rare, female giant panda cub "Bao Bao," after an online vote that drew more than 123,000 submissions.

Candid exchange key to Biden's visit

2013-12-01 23:21:34

Candid communication between Beijing and Washington is expected to disperse the tension over China's air defense identification zone and contribute to regional stability, observers said.Biden's visit to advance new type of power relations Biden's trip continues US engagement in Asia-Pacific

New York train derails, four dead, 63 injured: transit officials

2013-12-01 23:06:01

At least four people were killed and 63 injured early on Sunday when a passenger train derailed in New York City as at least five cars from a Metro-North train slid off the tracks, officials said.

Metro-North train derails in New York City

2013-12-01 23:01:44

A passenger train derailed early on Sunday in New York City when at least five cars from a Metro-North train slid off the tracks, injuring several riders, officials said.

Obamacare website faces crucial time after tech overhaul

2013-12-01 02:22:40

The White House had pledged that, which has been plagued by errors and slow speeds, would be working for most people this weekend.