Obama to Urge Action on Economy in State of Union Speech
President Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union Address on Tuesday will be closely watched in the U.S. and around the world. He is expect...
US Businesses More Optimistic in 2014, but Hiring Challenges Remain
American companies are feeling more optimistic. A new survey by the National Association For Business Economics says a majority of companies...
California Drought Could Impact World Food Prices
Southern California, where many fruits and vegetables for the country are grown, is experiencing a recording-breaking drought, which could i...
Thailand Election Uncertain as US Decries Vote-Blocking
Thailand's anti-government protesters are a vocal minority who oppose upcoming national elections. But their outspoken rallies, marches, an...
NYC Invests Heavily In Biotech Development
New York City and the State of New York are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to become a major player in the development of high te...
Washington Gearing Up for Obama's State of the Union Speech
Washington is gearing up for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, to be delivered Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol. The Whi...
[中英对照] US Military Refocus on Pacific a Work in Progress
One of the main features of the global defense strategy laid out by President Barack Obama two years ago, shifting the U.S. military's focu...
Improving US Economy May Help President
As President Obama prepares to give a key annual address to the nation, he faces political problems that have hurt his approval ratings. Exp...
US, Pakistan Work to Mend Strained Relations
The United States and Pakistan are trying to start a new chapter in their long-strained relationship. The two nations will resume their Stra...
Motor City Mapping Project Takes Aim at Detroit Blight
Urban and industrial blight as a result of Detroit’s economic decline has changed the look of the so-called Motor City and how it is percei...
Syrian Talks Begin in Geneva
Representatives from the Syrian government and the Western-backed opposition have begun their first-ever joint meeting aimed at resolving ne...
Protests Spread in Ukraine Despite Bitter Cold
Anti-government protests are spreading in Ukraine as embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych promises to reshuffle his government an...
[中英对照] US Prepares Contingency Plans For Sochi Olympics
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States is prepared to evacuate American citizens in the event of a terrorist attack at th...
[中英对照] Kerry Talks of Iran, Syria at World Economic Forum
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on Friday. Some 30 heads of state, including Iranian Pr...
Washington Auto Show Highlights New Technologies
At this week's annual Washington Auto Show, manufacturers are featuring their standard models along with cars that point to the future, bot...
Oscar-Nominated Film 'The Square' Examines Egypt Uprising, Aftermath
The Egyptian uprising that unseated President Hosni Mubarak, a decades-long autocrat, is three years old.
Graffiti Becomes Political Weapon on Cairo Streets
Since the 2011 uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak, Cairo’s exterior structures have become its canvas. On the third anniversary of that ...
Three Years After Tahrir, Has Egypt Changed?
On January 25, Egyptians mark the third anniversary of the revolution that ended decades of a repressive regime -- and that many heralded as...
Teen Pop Star Bieber Arrested for Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest
Teen pop star Justin Bieber was released from jail on Thursday after being arrested on multiple charges, including drunken driving, while al...
[中英对照] US and China May Cooperate in Space Exploration
Space exploration officials from more than 30 countries met in Washington, D.C. recently to discuss how to advance the exploration and utili...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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Restaurants to Offer Free Food from Leftovers
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S. Korean President Calls Sex Slave Deal with Japan Problematic
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