1 dead, 1 injured in small plane crash in Texas

2013-11-18 13:41:38

A small plane crashed Sunday night at a local airport in the US state of Texas, killing one person and injuring another, local media reported.

Commonwealth urges for inclusive growth

2013-11-17 21:24:44

Commonwealth leaders on Sunday warned that rising inequality at both international and national levels has implications for poverty reduction and future growth potentials of member states.

Chile kicks off general elections

2013-11-17 19:46:25

More than 13.5 million Chileans went to the polls on Sunday to choose their new president among nine candidates.

7.8-magnitude quake hits Scotia Sea: CENC

2013-11-17 18:25:32

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted Scotia Sea at 5:04 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

1 killed, 3 wounded at house party shooting in Houston

2013-11-17 04:18:27

A house party in the US city of Houston ended in gunfire overnight, leaving one person dead and at least three others wounded, local media reported Saturday.

US poised to control own energy future

2013-11-17 04:18:27

Obama touted Saturday the progress made by his administration in energy production and saving, saying that with reduced oil imports, the country is "poised to control our own energy future".

Chinese, US militaries practice disaster relief

2013-11-16 16:14:56

Chinese and US military personnel demonstrated in joint exercises in Hawaii on Thursday how they could cooperate for disaster relief.

House OKs health care plans

2013-11-16 03:41:49

The Republican-controlled House voted Friday to let insurance companies sell individual health coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of the required standards in "Obamacare."

WH: Obama would veto Republican healthcare bill

2013-11-16 01:20:21

President Barack Obama would veto a bill sponsored by a Republican congressman that would allow insurers to offer healthcare plans slated to be canceled,the White House said on Thursday.

Nation's FDI in US getting more diverse

2013-11-15 23:55:49

Although the scope of Chinese investment in the US is broadening and diversifying, the amounts involved are still a drop in the bucket of the world's largest economy.

'Symbol of rebirth' opens in NYC

2013-11-15 07:40:25

The first office tower at Ground Zero since the Sept 11, 2001, attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center opened on Wednesday, marking a comeback for the Lower Manhattan site.

US treasury chief 'to seek commitment on market'

2013-11-15 00:27:27

United States Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew arrives in China on Friday for a two-day visit on the last leg of a five-nation Asian tour.