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Stephanie S. Sullivan

Let’s maintain protected, accountable journalists ahead of polls– US Ambassador

Madam Stephanie S. Sullivan, the United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, has underscored the need for the US and Ghana to maintain respected, protected...
California fires

From DC-10 to C-130: big airplanes fighting infernos in America’s West

With record amounts of wildfires exploding throughout America's West, overwhelmed officials in Colorado and California are turning to bigger planes to fight the fires,...

U.S. truckers clog cities to ask for help amid COVID-19

by Peter Mertz Many U.S. truckers are said to be conservatives and loyal to President Donald Trump, but truck protests over the...

Results of Democratic caucuses in Iowa delayed due to “quality checks”

Results of Democratic caucuses in Iowa were delayed due to "quality checks," Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) Communications Director Mandy McClure said on Monday night. ...
2020 Iowa Democratic caucuses

Iowa caucuses, first nominating contests of 2020 U.S. presidential election

Iowa, a state in the Midwestern United States, is to hold Democratic and Republican caucuses on Monday, the first nomination contests on the 2020...

Smart health devices boom at CES 2020

At this year's Consumer Electronic Show (CES), which closed here last week, thousands of vendors offered up "smart tech" apps, gadgets and services, in...

U.S. police identify Virginia Beach shooter as city employee, recover more weapons

Police on Saturday identified the shooter who killed 12 people in a Friday carnage at a municipal building here as a longtime city employee,...

Palm Springs International Film Festival Holds Film Awards Gala

The 30th Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) hosted its star-studded film awards gala Thursday, with some 2,500 people showing up. Bradley Cooper received Director...
Auto mobile

Volvo Cars opened its first North American plant

Auto manufacturing giant Volvo Cars opened its first North American plant here Wednesday, as its CEO expressed concerns over recent U.S. tariff threats. The new...
China-U.S. relations

U.S. and China gain massively from strong economic ties

The U.S.-China relationship established four decades ago is the most important bilateral ties in the world today and peoples in both countries are benefiting...
Image of Mars Probe and rover

NASA’s Insight throws more light on Mars

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) sent off InSight, its robotic lander, from the central coast of California at pre-dawn on Saturday...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit, in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. The two heads of state exchanged in-depth views on bilateral ties and global hot-spot issues. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

American Farmers Will Take All The Heat in U.S.-China Trade Disputes

American farmers have been bracing for a tariffs race between the United States and China ignited by the Trump administration -- economic shots that...
US swims against tide of trade globalization

Experts describe U.S tariff as counterproductive destabilizing

Recent U.S. threats to slap additional tariffs on Chinese imports were met with a chorus of criticism here Saturday, with leading experts emphasizing that...

American gas prices slumping without break

How far will gas prices drop? American consumers asked this week, as some experts said summer prices could drop to 1990 levels. ...
trade barriers

Structural reforms needed to address China-U.S. trade imbalances

To address the trade imbalances between China and the United States, which have been the focus of the Trump administration's trade policy toward China,...
Mar-a-Lago, an estate and National Historic Landmark in Palm Beach, Florida. Source: Xinhua News Agency

Xi, Trump engage in deep-going, friendly, long-time talks at Mar-a-Lago resort

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday engaged with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, here in a deep-going, friendly and long-time exchange, as the ever...
ZHANGJIAJIE, Jan. 27, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 27, 2016 shows the glass bridge across the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon under construction in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan Province. The bridge is 430 meters long, six meters wide and 300 meters above the valley. It is capable of holding 800 people at once and is expected to be opened to tourists in the first half of this year. (Xinhua/Long Hongtao)

Chinese, U.S. construction equipment makers see big opportunity with Trump

The Chinese construction moguls who came to this desert oasis spoke words of praise for the new American president and the prospect of increased...
Taxi drivers take part in a demonstration in central Budapest, Hungary, on June 16, 2015. Hundreds of taxi drivers turned up in their yellow cabs at a demonstration against unregulated car-sharing apps such as Uber, demanding the government to carry out a solution. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)

Uber’s self-driving cars pick up passengers in Arizona, face challenges ahead

"Thank you for choosing self-driving car! Welcome aboard!" A silver Volvo XC90 with a fast spinning radar on the top stopped at the entrance...
Colorado Marijuana

Marijuana tops billion-dollar mark in Colorado

Colorado became the first American state to pass the marijuana milestone of a billion dollars in sales. Sales tax statistics released Friday...

Phoenix women join protest against Trump

People of different ages, most of whom are women, joined a protest on Saturday in front of the Arizona State Capitol Building in Phoenix,...
People take part in a demonstration against Donald Trump who was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of United States in Washington D.C., the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. Ninety-five people were arrested as American protesters clashed with riot police in Washington Friday afternoon after Donald Trump was sworn in as the new U.S. President. (Xinhua/Zheng Qihang)

Anti-Trump protests rip through U.S. city of Denver

Thousands of angry protesters marched defiantly through Colorado's capital Friday chanting "Not My President," as 2,900 kilometers away, Donald Trump was being sworn into...

U.S. media missed biggest story of 2016 election

They're still not talking about it. Almost two weeks after the presidential election, the U.S. media has yet to discuss or analyze its role...
Aedes mosquito is the vector responsible for a the Zika virus.

Sept. 30 world news summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government on Thursday issued Zika virus-related special travel considerations for Southeast Asia, recommending pregnant women should consider postponing nonessential travel...
Mike Pence

Mike Pence Is US Vice Presidential Republican Nominee

Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Thursday accepted his party's nomination for the U.S. vice presidency. Pence, 57, was a Republican lawmaker for...
President Barack Obama

Obama asks congress to amend gun laws

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday again urged Republican-controlled Congress to pass stricter gun control laws during his visit to Orlando in the wake...
A policeman walks across the street beside the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters after shooting happened at the bureau in Suitland, Maryland, the United States, April 9, 2015. A guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters was shot and critically wounded Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Relaxed gun laws leaves Americans in a future of uncertainty

If nothing else, the shooting massacre in Orlando, Florida on Sunday forced the country to confront an American nightmare originating from a deadly collaboration...
Photo provided by Orlando Police Department shows police cars and fire trucks gather outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the United States, June 12, 2016. About 20 people were killed and 42 others wounded early Sunday morning in a shooting incident at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida said local police. (Xinhua/Orlando Police Department) (djj)

Orlando nightclub shooting recorded as US 176th

The shooting massacre at a nightclub on Sunday in Orlando, Florida was the 176th mass shooting which happened in the United States in the...
Flags of G7

G7 ministers promises to tackle poverty and promote world peace through education

Following a two-day meeting concluding Sunday, which took place in Okayama Prefecture in western Japan, the ministers from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan,...
Mekong River Water

Sale of 32 metric tons of heavy water by Iran to US confirmed

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and a U.S. company have signed an agreement on Friday to sell 32 metric tons of heavy...

Vietnam’s International Expo Expects 270 Participating Firms

Around 600 booths from companies in nine countries including China, France, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam...