Obama sweats over sweaters during NY shopping stop

2014-03-12 09:53:40

President Barack Obama took on a daunting task on Tuesday: shopping for clothes for his wife and daughters during a brief stop at a Gap store while raising money for Democrats in New York.

Snowden defends his NSA leaks

2014-03-12 07:29:53

Edward Snowden, via live video conference, told audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival that he believed the US Constitution had been "violated on a massive scale".

FBI checking thumbprints of impostors

2014-03-11 11:40:25

The FBI is analyzing thumbprints of two men who used false passports to board the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared en route to Beijing.

China goes all-out to search for missing flight

Obama discusses Ukraine crisis with Spanish, Kazakh leaders

2014-03-11 10:44:09

US President Barack Obama spoke separately with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the Ukrainian situation.

US encourages Japan to handle historical issues positively

2014-03-11 10:19:09

The US said that it was encouraging Japan's leadership to handle the historical issues in a manner that betters ties with neighboring nations.

NSA reforms vindicate his data leaks: Snowden

2014-03-11 09:20:38

Former security contractor Edward Snowden said proposed reforms at the National Security Agency show that he was vindicated in leaking classified material.

M6.9 quake strikes off N California

2014-03-10 13:54:02

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Northern California early on Monday at a relatively shallow depth of 4.3 miles.

Obama to meet Ukrainian PM

2014-03-10 09:22:20

The visit will highlight the "strong" support of the United States for the people of Ukraine, the White House said in a statement.

Beijing calls for dialogue on Ukraine

Wal-Mart: Brazil, China business is looking up

2014-03-10 07:14:24

A sales increase at Wal-Mart stores in Brazil and China and the closing of 54 stores in both countries is why the world's largest retailer is seeing business improve in the markets, according to a company executive.

China, Lat. America launch new trade forum

2014-03-10 07:14:24

China has high hopes for further deepening China-Latin America relations, which are facing a "historic opportunity for development" this year, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday.

Chinese trains on a roll at World Cup

2014-03-10 05:59:54

Chinese-made electric multiple-unit trains will play a role in the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Brazil's Vale adjusts iron ore shipping

2014-03-10 05:59:54

Brazil-based mining giant Vale SA (Sociedade Anônima) has steadily been increasing its focus on its Chinese business.