Gunfire reported in New Jersey shopping mall

2013-11-05 13:03:05

A person with a gun opened fire on Monday evening in a New Jersey shopping mall shortly before closing time in the town of Paramus, and the mall was being evacuated, a county official said.

Obama asks supporters to save health care plan

2013-11-05 11:23:30

President Barack Obama vowed to press ahead with the rollout and asked supporters to help as the White House struggled to gain control of the debate over his signature achievement.

Peru, France sign defense agreements

2013-11-05 11:01:43

Peru and France signed in Lima Monday two cooperation agreements on defense and protection of information and sensitive materials.

8.8b 'Earth-size planets' in Milky Way

2013-11-05 10:29:00

A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone.

New York Chinese Film Festival kicks off today

2013-11-05 09:55:09

Unexpected love, lost youth, undercover cops and kung fu — you can find it all at the fourth annual New York Chinese Film Festival (NYCFF).

Mobile games go boom in China

2013-11-05 09:49:15

China's booming mobile game business has become a substantial attraction to Western developers, but it's not easy to get their titles into China.

Kerry denies tensions between US, Saudi Arabia

2013-11-05 09:39:56

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied on Monday reports of tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia amid current crises in the region.

Resilient spirit helps city move on from bombing

2013-11-05 08:00:04

With memories of the Boston Marathon bombings still fresh, New York Marathon participants donned yellow and blue ribbons on Sunday to honor the victims, but also sought to restore the race's celebratory spirit.

WH dismisses Snowden's clemency plea

2013-11-05 00:51:42

The White House and the leaders of the intelligence committees in Congress are rejecting Edward Snowden's plea for clemency.

Wall Street Journal wades into dispute

2013-11-05 00:23:54

The Wall Street Journal has stirred public opinion in China and Japan with an article making a "rare, direct call" on Washington to take a position in the standoff over China's Diaoyu Islands.

Gunfights kill 13 In Mexican city on US border

2013-11-04 14:56:37

Thirteen people were killed in shootouts on Sunday around the northeastern Mexican city of Matamoros in one of the worst recent outbreaks of violence in an area ravaged by drug gangs.

Cuba seeks Chinese investment

2013-11-04 14:05:22

Cuba hopes to attract Chinese companies to invest in the country's first special development zone at Mariel Port, Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said Sunday.