Bao Bao turns one year old

2014-08-25 05:01:58

Bao Bao plays Zhuazhou during his first-year birthday celebration hosted by the National Zoo and the Chinese Embassy in Washington on Saturday.

Quake rocks California wine country, dozens injured

2014-08-25 02:35:33

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring dozens of people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.

China rejects US claim of midair intercept

2014-08-25 01:43:16

Beijing on Saturday dismissed the Pentagon's accusation that a Chinese fighter jet flew too close to a US military aircraft off Hainan Island.

California governor declares emergency from quake

2014-08-25 01:20:56

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for the part of California's wine country hard-hit by a large earthquake.

California hospital treats 70 plus after quake

2014-08-24 23:29:53

One hospital in California's northern Bay Area has treated more than 70 patients so far from a strong earthquake that has caused widespread damage.

White House aides to attend funeral of black teen

2014-08-24 23:22:07

US President Barack Obama is sending three White House aides to the funeral of Michael Brown, the black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Thousands rally in New York over chokehold death

2014-08-24 08:31:46

Thousands of chanting but peaceful activists marched across Staten Island on Saturday to protest Garner's death, which occurred after New York City police put him in a banned chokehold as they were arresting him for selling loose cigarettes last month.

SpaceX test rocket crashes in Texas

2014-08-23 22:43:18

An unmanned rocket, manufactured by the private spaceflight company, SpaceX, exploded during a test flight at a Texas facility Friday, the company said.

US seeks multi-prong strategy against ISIL forces

2014-08-23 22:04:14

The US Defense Department believes the best way to confront the threat presented by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces will require a regional, international, and interagency approach。

Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

2014-08-22 11:33:10

President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson

2014-08-22 09:28:59

The governor of Missouri ordered the withdrawal on Thursday of National Guard troops from riot-torn Ferguson, where tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.

US Ebola patients discharge

2014-08-22 04:24:14

Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being treated for Ebola pose no health risk to the public, an Emory University Hospital doctor said on Thursday.