Asian Americans concerned about bill to change NYC specialized school admissions

2014-06-12 10:18:50

Some Asian-American community leaders and parents in New York City are concerned that proposed state legislation could significantly reduce the number of Asian-American students admitted to the schools.

Ugandan FM is next UN assembly head

2014-06-12 10:06:22

Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa was elected president of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday.

National security adviser defends US leadership role

2014-06-12 10:00:04

With US President Barack Obama's foreign policy speech drawing fire from both right and left, National Security Advisor Susan Rice defended her boss by reaffirming US' leadership role in the world.

Study: Red meat possibly linked to breast cancer

2014-06-12 06:55:25

Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.

Pentagon report rejected as 'irresponsible'

2014-06-12 06:52:16

China's normal defense development is being viewed in Washington through the prism of the Cold War, whereas the United States has been undermining regional peace and stability with its pivot to Asia, defense officials and analysts said on Wednesday.

Nonstop route links Chengdu and San Francisco

2014-06-11 21:04:56

Nonstop 14-hour flights have been launched between San Francisco and southwestern regional hub Chengdu by United Airlines.

Police identifies Oregon campus shooter as teen gunman

2014-06-11 14:06:10

Authorities said the lone gunman in the school shooting incident in Troutdale, Oregon, in which two were killed earlier Tuesday, was a teenager armed with a rifle.

Clinton uses book tour to test waters for White House run

2014-06-11 10:35:21

With a high-profile book tour this week, Hillary Clinton is looking to define herself as a foreign policy pragmatist who is willing to chart a different course from that of President Barack Obama.

2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo kicks off in LA

2014-06-11 10:18:46

Attendees play the new video game "Evolve", underneath a statue of the Goliath monster from the game, in the Ubisoft booth at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California June 10, 2014.

One student, gunman dead after Oregon high school shooting

2014-06-11 09:54:40

A gunman walked into an Oregon high school with a rifle and shot a student to death on Tuesday before he was later found dead.

1 student, suspect dead at US school

2014-06-11 02:51:01

A gunman shot and killed a student Tuesday at a U.S. school shortly after classes started and was found dead himself as police arrived, authorities in Oregon said.

US businesses ramped up job searches in April

2014-06-10 23:00:41

US companies advertised more jobs in April than in any month in six and a half years, suggesting that a recent pickup in hiring should continue.