US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

2014-08-21 21:31:00

At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and is set to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital.

Rubber duck traveling to Los Angeles

2014-08-21 10:12:28

The creation, which is five stories tall and five stories wide, has been seen floating in various cities around the world since 2007.

US military mulls more troops to Iraq

2014-08-21 02:44:52

A senior US official says the number of troops currently under discussion would be fewer than 300, but there has been no final decision yet by Pentagon leaders.

Police move against protesters as calm dissolves in Missouri

2014-08-20 16:23:47

Police in riot gear ordered lingering demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved in an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a black teenager.

Police kill another black youth in Ferguson

2014-08-20 09:17:35

Police shot and killed a 23-year-old black male in the northern part of St. Louis, Missouri on Tuesday, just 10 km from and ten days after the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Japan's view of history rankles

2014-08-20 05:30:02

Just moments after Dennis Blair, former commander of the US Pacific Command and former director US National Intelligence, expressed his puzzlement over why China and South Korea would still have historical issues with Japan, he got a quick explanation.

Opera legend honored in performances in NYC

2014-08-20 01:58:26

A performer from the 120th anniversary of Mei Lanfang from Jingju Theater Company of Beijing in Times Square, New York City on Tuesday.

120th anniversary of Mei Lanfang

2014-08-19 23:41:30

A performer from the 120th anniversary of Mei Lanfang from Jingju Theater Company of Beijing in Times Square, New York City on Tuesday.

US dominates Chinese world university rankings

2014-08-19 14:27:17

US universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organisation Friday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford.

Obama vows long-term strategy against ISIL

2014-08-19 10:52:53

Noting that Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured the dam on Monday, Obama said "We will continue to pursue a long-term strategy to turn the tide against ISIL by supporting the new Iraqi government."

Residents caught giant alligator in Alabama

2014-08-19 10:27:46

A monster alligator weighing 1011.5 pounds measuring 15 feet long is pictured in Thomaston, Ala. on August 16, 2014.

Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew

2014-08-19 09:14:51

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson and began deploying National Guard troops to help quell days of rioting.