Biden stresses importance of US-Japan alliance

2014-05-02 10:34:08

US Vice President Joe Biden emphasized the need to keep building strong support for the US-Japan alliance on Thursday.

US: Military sexual assault reports up 50%

2014-05-02 10:21:42

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the jump in reported sexual assaults to 5,061 from 3,374, was "unprecedented."

Bronx ice-skating rink eyes EB-5 for financing

2014-05-01 11:28:30

It has been used piecemeal for dog shows, boat expos, boxing matches, movies and music videos. But no investors have looked at developing the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx until now.

Princeton gets Asian-American studies prof

2014-05-01 11:28:30

Princeton University just announced that it has hired its first ever professor of Asian-American history. Up until now, surprisingly, there had been no Asian-American studies at the lofty institution.

China opposes U.S. sanctions on Chinese businesses

2014-04-30 20:25:13

The U.S. has accused a Chinese businessman of violating sanctions against Iran by selling missile parts to it and offered a bounty of $5,000,000 for tip-off.

Decoding Chinese calligraphy in a New York museum

2014-04-30 18:32:59

In a gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, visitors stood still in front of a LCD television mounted on the wall, watching attentively as a video played of a calligrapher writing the Chinese character "chun," meaning "spring," in several different styles of script.

US storms tear through South

2014-04-30 14:15:47

A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, killing at least 35.

Kissinger center gets new logo

2014-04-30 10:30:28

The Kissinger Institute on China and the United States unveiled its new logo decorated with Chinese calligraphy, a Chinese character that was written and given by China's top envoy to the US.

6 hurt, suspect dead in Georgia FedEx facility shooting

2014-04-30 09:20:50

A FedEx Corp package handler armed with a shotgun opened fire at a shipping facility in suburbanAtlanta early on Tuesday, injuring six people before killing himself, apparently with his own weapon, police and hospital officials said.

China attaches great importance to global nuclear governance

2014-04-29 13:59:05

A senior Chinese official said on Monday that China attaches great importance to global nuclear governance.

US storm system kills 19, tornado hits Mississippi city

2014-04-29 10:39:16

On a second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 19 lives in the southern United States, a tornado tore through the Mississippi town of Tupelo on Monday causing widespread destruction to homes and businesses.

Corn-eating championship in Florida

2014-04-29 10:18:29

The sweet corn eating championship during the Sweet Corn Fiesta at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach on April 27, 2014