NSA spying hurts US diplomacy

2013-10-27 23:59:24

US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Rome and Paris to talk about Middle East issues but is confronted by outrage over US spying abroad.

Mother and four children stabbed to death in New York

2013-10-27 22:35:56

A New York mother and her four young children were stabbed to death overnight in their Brooklyn home, and a man who was at the scene was taken into custody.

Protesting against govt surveillance

2013-10-27 10:24:11

Hundreds gathered here on Saturday demanding the US Congress to investigate the US NSA mass surveillance programs, ban blanket surveillance of telephone and Internet activity, and pursue accountability for any officials who misled lawmakers and the American people.

2 killed in candy factory blast in Mexico

2013-10-26 17:07:30

An 18-year-old man died on Friday due to a blast at a candy factory in a Mexican city bordering the US state of Texas, rising the accident's death toll to two.

US sets Dec 10-11 hearing on Asiana plane crash

2013-10-26 04:09:44

US transportation safety officials will hold an investigative hearing Dec 10-11 on the July crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco, in which 3 passengers were killed and more than 180 injured.

Health care site needs dozens of fixes

2013-10-26 04:00:57

Nearly a month into a dysfunctional health care rollout, Obama administration officials said Friday they've found dozens of website problems that need fixing.

51 injured in factory explosion in N Mexico

2013-10-25 10:02:57

At least 51 people were injured and 20 more missing in a explosion at a candy factory in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

UC-Davis new dorms lure students

2013-10-25 07:37:20

For Fiona Wang, a Chinese housewife who is researching California colleges for her high school daughter, UC-Davis ranks in her top three choices for a special reason — its fabulous dorms.

Spy claims stir rebuke to Obama

2013-10-25 00:31:17

President Barack Obama must be used to the drill by now — picking up the phone to get an earful from another foreign leader venting at rampant US spies.US Senate panel drafting bill to limit NSA spying

US firms urge easier process for investment

2013-10-25 00:08:30

The US business community in China is calling for a streamlined investment approval process, the opening of more sectors to foreign participation of the US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty.
US Chamber positive on Chinese economy

Mass. teacher slain; 14-year-old student charged

2013-10-24 05:23:16

A 14-year-old high school student described by classmates as soft-spoken and pleasant was accused of killing a well-liked math teacher, whose body was found in the woods behind the school.

US press not so free, experts say

2013-10-24 01:17:27

Falling short of delivering his campaign promise to bring about an "open and transparent" government, Obama is further squeezing space for media through tight information control.