US cannot rule out ground role in Iraq

2014-09-17 10:53:22

The most senior US military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants, but the White House stressed they would not deploy on a combat mission.

US, ROK discuss DPRK nuke issue

2014-09-17 10:09:00

Top officials of the United States and the Republic of Korea had stressed cooperation in materializing the verifiable denuclearization of DPRK.

Boeing, SpaceX to build 'space taxis'

2014-09-17 07:48:25

NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

2014-09-16 17:07:33

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 US military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support.

US prefers a 'united' Britain

2014-09-16 09:28:48

The White House said that the Obama administration prefers a "united" Britain, three days before the Scots cast their votes on whether to split from the kingdom.

With appearance in Iowa, Clinton takes a big step toward 2016

2014-09-15 17:34:33

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stoked speculation on Sunday that she was moving closer to announcing a bid for the White House in 2016.

US-led exercises to begin in Ukraine

2014-09-15 14:23:16

US-led military exercises involving 15 countries were set to begin in Ukraine Monday, as fighting rumbles on in the restive east between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in violation of a ceasefire.

Chinese plant to utilize US firm's technology in fuel ingredient production

2014-09-13 06:41:44

UOP LLC, a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., is working with a Chinese petrochemical company to provide new technology in the production of a key fuel ingredient, the company announced.

Police: Escaped school shooter captured

2014-09-12 16:14:30

Authorities have apprehended the convicted killer of three Ohio high school students who escaped from prison.

US beef talks continue

2014-09-12 15:23:42

"Progress is being made but ongoing discussions continue at very high levels," said Alfred Almanza, administrator of the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service, at the APEC Food Safety Cooperation Forum in Beijing on Friday.

US to restart adoption program in Vietnam

2014-09-12 14:37:51

Vietnam and the United States will soon resume limited inter-country adoptions, the US Embassy said Friday, six years after a ban was imposed because of allegations of widespread baby-selling and children offered without the consent of their birth parents.

IS has up to 31,500 members: CIA

2014-09-12 11:19:31

The Islamic State terrorist group has between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria, much higher than the previous estimate.