Newtown families mark anniversar

2013-11-14 23:38:41

Mark Barden liked to call his son Daniel the "custodian of all living creatures," the sort of 7-year-old who would comfort someone sitting alone or looking sad or who would help another child with a stuck jacket zipper.

Hawaii legalizes gay marriage

2013-11-13 11:02:14

The Hawaii Senate gave final legislative approval on Tuesday to a bill extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.

One World Trade Center deemed tallest US skyscraper

2013-11-13 07:39:58

The skyscraper at New York's World Trade Center has been designated the tallest building in the United States by virtue of its spire, surpassing Chicago's Willis Tower, an international body said on Tuesday.

Obama's legacy at stake in Iran nuclear talks

2013-11-13 01:47:23

President Obama's hopes for a nuclear deal with Iran now depend in part on his ability over Congress and anxious allies abroad.

Washington and Beijing should focus on the 'big picture'

2013-11-13 00:59:46

As they seek to develop a new model of bilateral ties, China and US should lead the way on "big picture" issues rather than dwelling on minor differences.Sasser: An optimistic realist on US-China relations

US honors its veterans with ceremonies

2013-11-12 11:17:33

The United States marked Veterans Day on Monday with ceremonies across the nation, from parades to the president at Arlington National Cemetery.

American broadcaster urged to acknowledge misconduct

2013-11-11 21:30:42

China on Monday suggested that the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) respond to legitimate demands of local Chinese community to openly apologize for the broadcast of offensive program.

ABC apologized for offensive skit

2013-11-11 17:26:34

American Broadcasting Company (ABC) has apologized for its airing of a talkshow segment which has been widely considered racism among the Chinese community, ABC's spokesperson confirmed exclusively to Xinhua on Sunday.

2 killed in Texas party shooting

2013-11-11 16:10:18

Two high school students were killed and 19 others, most of them teens, wounded when a celebratory gunfire led to random shootings at a massive house party in a suburb of the US city of Houston.

Pilot killed in plane crash in Oklahoma

2013-11-11 14:38:41

One person died after a small plane crashed and burst into flames in the state of Oklahoma on Sunday.

Thousands rally over Kimmel show remark

2013-11-10 23:29:58

Chinese-American anger over the Jimmy Kimmel show is not an overreaction and their protest raises concern about discrimination against Chinese and other minorities in the United States.

Houston rallies against ABC's offensive skit

2013-11-10 14:52:13

Hundreds of people, mainly from Chinese communities in Houston, rallied on Saturday to protest ABC's rhetoric of racial discrimination against Chinese.