House panel bars US funds for Guantanamo transfers

2014-06-10 22:55:24

A House panel has overwhelmingly backed a measure barring the use of US funds for the transfer of detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Hillary Clinton says she understands 'hard life'

2014-06-10 22:42:10

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that she and former President Bill Clinton "fully appreciate how hard life is for so many Americans," seeking to refine remarks she made about the pair being broke when they left the White House while on her book tour.

China rejects US accusation of cyber attacks

2014-06-10 21:51:31

China on Tuesday rejected the latest US charges of cyber hacking against the Chinese military, saying that what the US approach on the issue is not constructive at all.

China calls for peaceful settlement of maritime disputes

2014-06-10 15:56:27

A Chinese envoy on Monday called for a harmonious maritime order, saying that maritime disputes should be settled through negotiation between the parties directly involved.

UN officials join World Cup build-up

2014-06-10 13:45:31

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and guestscheer look ahead to the upcoming World Cup, June 9, 2014.

Quebec sees second jailbreak

2014-06-10 07:30:29

Search stepped up for three inmates flown out of yard at detention center.

American pianist releases Chinese piano music album in US

2014-06-09 17:29:40

American pianist Joel Schoenhals has released an album of Chinese piano music in the United States, taking Chinese music to a new, overseas audience.

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned as 63rd Miss USA

2014-06-09 16:46:21

Nia Sanchez, the 24-year-old from Las Vegas, Nevada, beat out 50 other contestants from all the states and the District of Columbia on Sunday night for the title of 63rd Miss USA.

Artist carves melons into unique characters

2014-06-09 10:32:59

Fruit and vegetable carver Clive Cooper is famous for his smashing pumpkin-carving. Now he's using melons.

5 dead in Las Vegas shooting

2014-06-09 09:03:05

An apparent shooting ambush in a Las Vegas pizzeria and a nearby Walmart left five people dead on Sunday, including two police officers and two suspects.

Experts take aim at 'biased' Pentagon report on China

2014-06-09 08:30:59

The Pentagon report to Congress on China's military capability released last Thursday has again drawn fire from China.

White house sit-in against immigrant deportation

2014-06-08 23:45:12

White house sit-in against immigrant deportation