Times Square feat kicks-off summer of stunts

2014-06-04 13:12:49

Bello Nock, a seventh-generation circus performer, sits 27 feet above New York's Times Square, June 3, 2014 in an attempt to set a record for the longest continuous interview on a wire.

US puts new duties on Chinese solar panels

2014-06-04 09:37:33

The International Trade Administration under the US Department of Commerce said that it has found that Chinese solar product exporters are receiving financial assistance from the Chinese government that benefits the production of goods.

Bridge woes called 'maintenance'

2014-06-04 09:09:40

Speculation about the stability of the new San Francisco Bay Bridge has risen again, this time over the steel rods that anchor the $6.5 billion bridge's eastern span that connects San Francisco to Oakland.

US to boost military in Europe

2014-06-04 06:51:37

US President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday that the United States plans to boost its military presence in Europe in response to growing tensions between Russia and its European neighbors.

US calls for missile defense against DPRK

2014-06-04 06:51:37

The commander of US troops stationed in the Republic of Korea said on Tuesday he has proposed deploying an advanced missile-defense system to the country to counter the growing threat of Pyongyang's weapons capabilities.

Director of JFK to make movie on Snowden

2014-06-04 06:51:37

Oliver Stone will write and direct a film about Edward Snowden, one of two high-profile films in the works about the US National Security Agency leaker.

Male-named hurricanes strike more fear, US researchers find

2014-06-04 06:51:37

People are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a feminine name than a masculine one, a new study finds.

Super-sized rocky planet found beyond solar system

2014-06-04 06:51:37

Astronomers have discovered a new type of rocky planet beyond the solar system that weighs more than 17 times as much as Earth while being just over twice the size, scientists said on Monday.

Taliban prisoner swap stirs debate in US

2014-06-03 07:31:47

The dramatic deal to free US army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners has stirred heated debate in Washington, with critics suggesting the released Afghan prisoners might simply rejoin the fight against US forces.

NBC censors Snowden interview

2014-06-02 16:01:31

Evidence revealed that the key part of NBC's recent interview with Edward Snowden was not aired, Russia Today website reported Sunday.

Chinese publishers adapting to American markets

2014-06-02 13:45:11

Chinese publishers, similar to American publishers, have suffered from the tech revolution. Almost half of readers in the US, under the age of 30, read an e-book in the past year. In recent years, China has been trying to capture the American publishing market.

Shandong delegation makes rounds

2014-06-02 13:30:35

On Friday business leaders and officials from his hometown, Shandong province, brought greetings - as well as trade and investment opportunities - to cheer the Golden State.