Newtown investigation report to be released Monday

2013-11-23 00:12:51

A summary of the investigation into the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School will be released Monday, Connecticut prosecutors said.

Liu, Kerry meet in Washington

2013-11-23 00:08:45

China and the United States vowed to continue expanding their people-to-people exchanges in a bid to build a new model of bilateral relationships, according to a consensus reached by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama at an informal summit in Sunnylands, California, back in June.

Dallas holds first memorial of JFK's death

2013-11-23 00:07:57

Dallas will observe the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination with its first official memorial on Friday, as the rest of the nation pauses to remember the event that changed history.

Samsung to appeal against $290m fine

2013-11-22 19:44:05

Samsung Electronics said Friday that it planned to appeal against a US jury's order to pay Apple $290 million in damages for patent infringement.

Frantic rescue for 5 kids trapped in US crash

2013-11-22 11:33:40

Rescuers worked frantically to free five children trapped in a submerged car after it veered off a highway ramp in suburban Minneapolis and into a frigid pond.

Obama sets new date for Asia visit

2013-11-22 02:07:40

Obama will visit Asia in April after canceling a trip in October during the partial US government shutdown that raised questions about "Asia pivot" strategy.
Rice's finger-pointing should be at the US

Kennedy cousin Skakel poised for prison release

2013-11-22 00:59:32

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was expected to get his first taste of freedom in more than 11 years while prosecutors appealed a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

US must seize opportunity of China's reforms: Obama aide

2013-11-21 14:08:57

Susan Rice, Obama's national security adviser, said Wednesday despite the differences between China and the US, their interests on many of the major challenges can and should be more closely aligned.

Confucius Institute US Center unveiled in Washington

2013-11-21 13:17:41

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, who's visiting the United States, inaugurated the Confucius Institute US Center in Washington Wednesday.

3 killed in Houston apartment shooting

2013-11-21 10:42:30

Three people were fatally shot and two others were injured at an apartment complex in the US city of Houston Wednesday afternoon, local media reported.

Rupert Murdoch, wife reach divorce deal

2013-11-21 08:07:23

Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, appeared before a Manhattan judge on Wednesday in a 10-minute hearing that cleared the way for ending their 14-year marriage.

Obama, Clintons honor Kennedy's assassination

2013-11-21 07:58:40

President Barack Obama joined with Bill and Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to recognize the legacy of John F. Kennedy, the president who inspired a generation until he was felled by an assassin's bullets 50 years ago this week.