World leaders' childhood days

2014-05-29 14:34:01

Children's Day, celebrated in many countries on June 1, highlights the dignity of children and their need for love, care and respect.

Tornado roars through oil workers camp in North Dakota

2014-05-29 13:42:10

Debris from a destroyed trailer is scattered Tuesday morning, May 27, 2014, after a tornado in Watford City, N.D.

Snowden says if he could go anywhere, it would 'be home'

2014-05-29 10:46:07

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden told a US television interviewer he would like to go home from asylum in Moscow.

Microsoft shows off real-time translator

2014-05-29 07:07:59

Microsoft Corp showed off a test version of a real-time, spoken-word translation service for Skype on Tuesday.

Taliban vows to continue fighting US 'occupation'

2014-05-29 07:07:59

Taliban insurgents denounced US plans to keep troops in Afghanistan until the end of 2016, threatening on Wednesday to wage war against the "occupation" until the very last foreign soldier pulls out.

US deploys assault ship, 1,000 marines

2014-05-29 07:07:59

US defense officials said on Tuesday the warship USS Bataan had moved into the Mediterranean Sea and could be used, if needed, for a possible evacuation of American personnel from Libya.

Google goes automatic with new car

2014-05-29 07:07:59

Google will build a car without a steering wheel and hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads, though they won't be moving very quickly.

US commerce delegation visits Cuba

2014-05-28 21:09:39

A delegation from the US Chamber of Commerce, led by executive chairman Thomas J. Donohue, was visiting Cuba, official daily "Granma" reported here Wednesday.

US to leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014

2014-05-28 11:34:48

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he planned to leave 9,800 American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.

Snowden says he was trained 'as a spy'

2014-05-28 09:37:57

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said in a US TV interview he "was trained as a spy" and had worked undercover overseas for US government agencies.

Brazil installs Chinese security systems for Cup

2014-05-28 08:16:48

China's technology has traveled all the way from Asia to help create a safer World Cup here with its advanced security inspection products.

Chinese sentenced in US for smuggling

2014-05-28 07:33:36

A dealer from China has been sentenced to nearly six years after admitting he was the mastermind of an international smuggling ring.