US, Indian leaders discuss array of issues

2014-10-01 08:54:18

US President Barack Obama and visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed an array of issues including trade, climate change and security, with a view to renewing a partnership for the 21st century.

Dine Around Downtown returns for 13th year

2014-10-01 06:53:02

New York City is no stranger to the scurry of the daily lunch rush, but a community development organization in Downtown Manhattan is hoping the return of a food festival will get people to try new culinary delights in a different section of the Big Apple.

First Ebola case reported in U.S.: CDC

2014-10-01 05:12:18

The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Americans split over role of gov't in their lives: Gallup

2014-09-30 14:16:54

Americans remain divided over the role of government, with 35 percent preferring a less active role for government and 32 percent favoring a more active one, according to a Gallup poll.

Chinese Enterprise Council donation brings back canceled classes

2014-09-30 14:02:26

A California middle school will be able to resume canceled science and art classes due to budget cuts after a donation from a Chinese nonprofit organization.

Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

2014-09-30 13:24:22

The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process.

US reception marks 65th anniversary of PRC foundation

2014-09-30 11:27:45

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai (right) and US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel are in the media spotlight when they chat at a reception in the Chinese embassy in Washington on Monday evening to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Homicide probe begins over dead Chinese student in Iowa

2014-09-30 11:10:32

A woman's body found in the trunk of a car in Iowa City, Iowa, has been identified as a missing Chinese student from Iowa State University and police are treating her death as a homicide.

Chelsea Clinton takes baby Charlotte home

2014-09-30 10:27:05

Chelsea Clinton holds daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky with her husband Marc Mezvinsky and her parents Bill and Hillary Clinton as they leave Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Fence-jumper ran through much of main floor of White House

2014-09-30 09:16:55

The man who breached security at the White House this month raced through several rooms on the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed.

God's gift to powerlifting

2014-09-30 09:14:11

As the world's strongest priest, the 51-year-old pastor holds multiple world records including the heaviest plane pulled by a man winging in at a whopping 188.83 tonnes.

Stephen Chow retrospective set for NYC

2014-09-30 06:49:38

Hong Kong director and actor Stephen Chow, synonymous with the Cantonese genre of mo lei tau films — humor with lots of pun, wordplay, and slapstick — will have his first major film retrospective in the United States next month.