US insists on Palestinian statehood through negotiations

2014-10-15 10:46:20

The United States insisted Tuesday that a Palestinian state should be created through negotiations with Israel based on a two-state solution.

White House also produces harvest joy

2014-10-15 10:19:51

US first lady Michelle Obama (C) harvests vegetables from the White House kitchen garden with schoolchildren in Washington October 14, 2014.

US sets up rapid-response Ebola team

2014-10-15 09:52:04

The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals "within hours" whenever there is a case of Ebola.

US files death penalty charges against Benghazi suspect

2014-10-15 09:50:26

A federal grand jury issued a new indictment on Tuesday that includes a possible death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a Libyan militant accused of involvement in the September 2012 attacks on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

NYT editorial reflects 'difficult situation' for US: Castro

2014-10-15 09:23:19

A recent New York Times editorial urging the United States to end its embargo of more than 50 years against Cuba is a reflection of the "difficult situation" the North American country now faces, said former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

US offers $45m bounty for info on 8 terrorist leaders

2014-10-15 08:59:27

The United States said on Tuesday it is offering rewards totaling up to $45 million for information on eight key leaders of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorist organization.

Obama to meet with partners on militant fight

2014-10-14 14:43:57

President Barack Obama and his military commanders are meeting with defense chiefs from more than 20 nations participating in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

New York celebrates Annual Columbus Day

2014-10-14 10:27:12

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio waves to the people while attending the 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York, October 13, 2014.

Ebola vaccine begins human testing

2014-10-14 09:59:09

Human testing of an experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine began Monday, with federal officials saying the drug could be shipped to West Africa within months if it proves successful.

Ferguson protesters struggle to keep focus on slain teenager

2014-10-14 09:31:26

Young black protesters from Ferguson, Missouri, want to keep their anger focused on the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

About International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

2014-10-14 09:04:43

Theme for 2014: Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty.

2nd Ebola patient identified as nurse

2014-10-14 05:22:21

Media reports and a church rector have identified the second Ebola patient in Texas as a 26-year-old nurse infected while caring for a man from Liberia.