1914 time capsule unsealed in NY

2014-10-10 07:52:49

A century-old time capsule, filled mostly with documents by long-departed Wall Street businessmen celebrating New York as a commercial hub, was unsealed on Wednesday.

IMF expects China's GDP to fall in 2015

2014-10-10 07:01:38

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is retaining its 2014 economic growth outlook for China at 7.5 percent, but expects GDP to fall to 7 percent next year because of slow implementation of reforms and policies to limit local government debt and investment credits.

Astronauts venture outside station for spacewalk

2014-10-09 17:11:30

A pair of astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Tuesday for a six-hour spacewalk to perform maintenance work including putting an old cooling pump into storage.

Michelle Obama hosts fashion workshop at White House

2014-10-09 15:59:44

US first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the start of a luncheon and panel discussion in the White House East Room during the first ever Fashion Education Workshop at the White House in Washington.

St. Louis policeman shoots, kills black suspect

2014-10-09 15:53:43

A white off-duty St. Louis city policeman shot and killed a black teenager who fired on him on Wednesday, police said, triggering protests just miles from the flashpoint suburb of Ferguson.

US left on edge after first Ebola patient dies

2014-10-09 15:02:57

All eyes fell on the US city of Dallas Wednesday after authorities announced the death of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.

Judge to rule on detention in Islamic State case

2014-10-09 14:45:11

A federal magistrate judge will decide if a 19-year-old US citizen from suburban Chicago accused of trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants should stay behind bars pending trial.

US Ebola patient dies

2014-10-09 09:54:00

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US died Wednesday, and the country was expanding airport checks to guard against the spread of the disease.

China's role grows in Gates Foundation

2014-10-09 02:52:19

An increasing number of Chinese businesses have been joining the Grand Challenges initiative set up by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

US hospital to offer resources for new facility in Guangdong

2014-10-08 22:41:05

A new world-class hospital is expected to be constructed in the Zhuhai Special Economic Zone, Guangdong province, to provide international medical treatment and services.

US to toughen Ebola screening at airports

2014-10-08 19:37:43

US health officials said on Tuesday they would unveil within days new screening procedures for the deadly Ebola virus at the country's airports to address public concern over the possibility of an outbreak.

US military to put more efforts against Ebola crisis

2014-10-08 14:20:59

US troops are running three mobile testing labs and plan to set up four more in efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a senior US military officer said Tuesday.