Thousands celebrate Summer Solstice with yoga in NY

2014-06-22 04:09:54

People practice yoga in Times Square as part of a Summer Solstice celebration in New York June 21, 2014.

White House announces steps to address immigrant surge

2014-06-22 00:20:20

The White House on Friday stepped up efforts to slow the flow of illegal children into thecountry, expanding the government's ability to process anddeport people and announcing new funding to boost security incrime-plagued Central American countries.

World's Ugliest Dog Contest

2014-06-21 17:01:17

Peanut, a mutt dog from Greenville, North Carolina, stands between her trophies after winning the 2014 World's Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma, California June 20, 2014.

Hainan launches Beijing-Boston nonstop service

2014-06-21 07:23:18

Hainan Airlines, China's fourth-largest carrier, launched its Beijing-to-Boston nonstop service on Friday with the arrival of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Logan International Airport.

US to send military advisers to Iraq

2014-06-21 00:23:18

The United States is prepared to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to train, advise and support Iraqi forces in their fight against insurgency, US President Barack Obama said Thursday.

Number of world's displaced over 50 million

2014-06-20 17:11:21

For the first time since the World War II era, the number of people forced from their homes worldwide has surged past 50 million.

Blast damages apartments, kills 1 in US

2014-06-20 16:54:25

A fire ignited by an explosion damaged more than a score of apartments and killed one people in the US city of Houston Thursday.

Continuing a father's legacy

2014-06-20 06:35:57

In the US, there are many business people who are heavily involved in doing business with China. Neil Bush, son and brother to two former US presidents, is one of them.

Obama discusses situation in Iraq

2014-06-19 15:32:27

US President Barack Obama met with Congressional leaders on Wednesday to discuss the US response to advances by Sunni militants in Iraq.

US citizens arrested on terrorism charges

2014-06-19 15:03:03

Two young men, both US citizens, were arrested on charges of trying to "provide material support to terrorists".

Bomb plot defendant denied files by court

2014-06-19 07:08:12

Lawyers for a man accused of plotting to bomb a Chicago bar have been barred by a US federal court from seeing documents relating to his case that are classified under a recent US spying law.

Rare stamp sets record at New York auction

2014-06-19 07:08:12

A one-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South America has become the world's most valuable stamp - again.