Huntsman wants deeper and stronger ties

2014-03-21 03:44:00

To Jon Huntsman Jr, the former US ambassador to China, the new major power relationship between China and the United States will be driven by people.

Bob Lin: Aims to educate about being an 'angel'

2014-03-21 03:44:00

He has been a guitarist and singer in a rock band, an inspirational public speaker, an activist in non-profit organizations, a legendary angel fund investor who has brought dozens of startups to IPO status during his 30-year career and a writer.

Martha Wong: the Chinese American who made history in Texas

2014-03-21 03:44:00

Martha Wong has won two prominent "firsts" among her many achievements in the Texas political scene.

Michelle Obama starts landmark trip

2014-03-20 23:43:44

After a long journey from Washington, US first lady lands in Beijing, starting her long-awaited trip to China with a big smile and a wave.

US first ladies in China

2014-03-20 16:36:15

As Michelle Obama kicks off her China visit, it’s a good time to look back at other American first ladies who have connections with China.

Missing plane calls for reforms in accident investigation

2014-03-20 11:40:00

The disappearance of a Malaysian plane has prompted calls for in-flight streaming of black box data over remote areas.

Cold front brings late chill to Washington

2014-03-20 11:28:17

A cold front hit, leading to schools and, federal and local governments closing in Washington.

Fed may raise rates next spring

2014-03-20 11:09:57

The US Federal Reserve will probably end its massive bond-buying program this fall and could start raising interest rates around six months later.

Video shows Toronto mayor inhaling from glass pipe

2014-03-20 10:53:21

A video obtained by police last year shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to using crack cocaine, inhaling some kind of vapor from a glass cylinder.

Obama rules out military action in Ukraine

2014-03-20 09:23:15

US President Barack Obama said the United States would not take military action in Ukraine against Russia.

NZ kids among US exploitation victims

2014-03-19 15:58:31

New Zealand Police said Wednesday they had rescued two boys, aged 12 and 13, from an international Internet child exploitation group after a tip-off from the US authorities.

2 dead in helicopter crash near Seattle Space Needle

2014-03-19 11:46:04

A news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle near the Space Needle on Tuesday.