Colombia hails agreement with rebels

2013-11-07 15:57:14

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and other politicians in the country welcomed a major agreement reached Wednesday between the government and the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Obama visits Dallas to make case for Obamacare

2013-11-07 13:24:37

US President Barack Obama arrived in Dallas late Wednesday to urge Texas to join his signature health care law.

De Blasio wins New York City's mayor race

2013-11-07 09:26:48

Democrat Bill de Blasio easily defeated Republican Joe Lhota on Tuesday with XXX percent of the vote to become New York City's first new mayor in 12 years.

U. Michigan gets grant for China center

2013-11-07 08:47:17

The Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan (U-M) has received what it says is its single largest donation ever.

China's increasing role in global nuclear power

2013-11-07 07:50:02

Britain recently signed a $25.9 billion deal to build a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in the southwestern part of England.

Panda cub drawing votes for her name

2013-11-07 07:41:34

Giant pandas have long been the darlings of visitors to the Smithsonian National Zoo, so it's little wonder that when the zoo asked people to name its new giant panda cub starting at 2 pm Tuesday, the response was overwhelming.

NYC exercise program improves bone health in elderly Asians

2013-11-07 07:39:16

A two-year exercise program aimed at seniors in largely Chinese communities in New York has helped decrease pain, improve function and enhance the overall health of many of its participants, according to a study.

US, China team up for wildlife

2013-11-07 07:33:43

The US and China are joining efforts to combat wildlife trafficking, one of the most lucrative forms of transnational organized crime.

Win for 'ordinary' progressive marks turning point for city

2013-11-07 07:26:13

Bill de Blasio, who won a landslide victory as mayor of New York on Tuesday, is a progressive Democrat who now faces a monumental task in governing the biggest US city.

Lead author of Obamacare law blames govt for rollout

2013-11-07 01:54:07

A Democratic senator who served as a lead author of Obamacare law criticized the administration for failing to alert lawmakers to problems that led to the program's troubled rollout.
Obama visits Dallas to make case for Obamacare

De Blasio wins New York mayoral election

2013-11-06 16:52:34

Liberal Democrat Bill de Blasio cruised to victory on Tuesday in the race to succeed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, marking the first time a Democrat has captured City Hall in two decades.

Venezuela says US spies on it for resources, oil

2013-11-06 14:24:08

Venezuela's natural resources, especially its vast oil reserves, make the country a target of US spying, Venezuelan Interior and Justice Minister Miguel Rodriguez said Tuesday.