Florida to use drones to shoo away mosquitoes

2013-08-17 15:37:20

The Condor Aerial's Maveric unmanned aerial vehicle system, or drone, that will be considered for use by the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District later in August, is pictured in this undated handout courtesy of Condor Aerial.

US urged to share with China

2013-08-17 00:06:05

Former US president Bill Clinton said the United States must attempt to create a future it can share with China instead of pursuing a "zero-sum game".

Snowden downloaded NSA secrets while working for Dell

2013-08-16 10:58:52

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden began downloading documents describing the US government's electronic spying programs while he was working for Dell Inc in April 2012.

Thrills in store for Chicago Air and Water Show

2013-08-16 07:43:12

Harvey Meek of the Aerostars Aerobatic Team pilots his plane past the Chicago Skyline before the 55th Chicago Air and Water Show, near Gary, Indiana, August 15, 2013. The Chicago Air and Water Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

China to overtake US as No 1 purchaser

2013-08-15 23:40:18

Even with the ongoing slowdown of China's economic growth, the world's second-largest economy is expected to overtake the United States to become the world's largest consumer market in the next five years.

Havana seeks help to free 4 Cubans detained in US

2013-08-15 15:36:59

Cuba is mobilizing international help to urge the return of four Cubans who were arrested in the US 15 years ago.

MJ's ex-wife: doctors took advantage of sing

2013-08-15 11:07:19

Michael Jackson's doctors competed for his business and over-prescribed medications to help overcome his "incredible" fear of pain, the late pop singer's ex-wife testified.

Two killed in fiery crash of UPS cargo jet

2013-08-15 06:43:50

A large UPS cargo plane crashed and burst into flames killing its pilot and copilot just before dawn on Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.

Manning 'sorry' for US secrets breach

2013-08-15 06:43:30

US soldier Bradley Manning told a military court "I'm sorry" for giving war logs and diplomatic secrets to the WikiLeaks website three years ago.

Snowden case not to affect US-Russia talks

2013-08-15 03:46:24

Situation around US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden did not affect Russia-US talks over anti-missile defense.

US envoy on DPRK to visit China, ROK, Japan

2013-08-14 12:05:36

A US special envoy for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea human rights issues will visit China, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan this month to discuss a range of issues, the State Department said on Tuesday.

Railway in Quebec train tragedy to lose license

2013-08-14 11:10:46

Canada's transportation agency said it will suspend the operating license of the US-based rail company whose runaway oil train derailed and exploded, killing 47 people.