'Rouhani should not have taken Obama call'

2013-10-01 08:09:43

The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards has said President Hassan Rouhani should have refused to take last week's purported telephone call from his US counterpart Barack Obama.

US government faces possible shutdown

2013-10-01 08:09:43

Lawmakers have just one day to try to prevent the first US government shutdown in 17 years, but a deal appeared remote on Monday as congressional leaders showed little intent to compromise.

5 killed in rear-end crash in Texas

2013-09-30 15:10:31

Five people were killed and two others were injured in a rear-end collision between two trucks in the US state of Texas Sunday.

Fired employee opens fire in Texas

2013-09-30 14:26:57

A disgruntled employee opened shots in broad daylight at a car wash where he worked in Houston area, killing one people and injuring two others.

NSA mapping networks of citizens

2013-09-30 01:30:24

The NYT reported the NSA, the surveillance organization, has used data it gathered to map some US citizens' social connections.

US-Iran: Breakthrough after decades of silence

2013-09-29 11:00:02

US President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held the historic phone call on Friday, in the highest level conversation between the estranged nations in more than three decades.

US House votes to delay Obamacare

2013-09-29 10:41:35

In a decision that could make a US government shutdown hard to avoid on Tuesday, the House of Representatives on Saturday prepared to reject an emergency spending bill approved by the Senate and push instead to delay Obama's healthcare reform law.

US spy agency mapped people's behavior -NYT

2013-09-29 10:25:17

The New York Times reported on Saturday that the US National Security Agency had since 2010 used data it gathered to map some Americans' "social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times and other personal information."

Bankrupt Detroit gets $300 million in aid

2013-09-28 14:45:37

Senior White House officials arrived in Detroit with 300 million dollars in federal and private aid to help deal with the largest municipal bankruptcy in history.

Chinese student killed in US

2013-09-28 11:02:07

A 25-year-old female Chinese student of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) was killed Friday noon in her apartment a few blocks north of the campus, police said.

China, Brazil agree to further bilateral cooperation

2013-09-28 09:11:07

China and Brazil, the two emerging economies in the world, on Friday agreed to expand their bilateral cooperation and vowed to push the bilateral relations to a new height.

Obama, Iran's Rouhani hold historic phone call

2013-09-28 07:45:47

US President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone on Friday, the highest-level contact in three decades.