Chinese tops US foreign student numbers

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報告指出隨著中國經濟的穩健成長,有更多的中國家庭有能力將孩子送到外國留學,所以中國留學生的人數持續上升…

US security firm alleges massive Chinese hacking

Cyberattacks that stole massive amounts of information from military contractors, energy companies and other key industries in the U.S…

Energy Secretary Chu to step down

The Energy Department said Friday Chu has offered his resignation to President Barack Obama…

Sweeping US immigration proposals

A bipartisan group of leading U.S. senators has reached agreement on sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws…

First reported flu-related death in Bay Area

First flu related death in Bay Area…

2012 military suicides hit record high of 349

The Associated Press has learned that suicides in the U.S. military surged to a record 349 last year…

Height of flu season to hit Bay Area in coming weeks

The peak of flu season is on schedule to arrive in California in the coming weeks as the rest of the nation is experiencing an early influx of the illness…

Biden to send gun proposals to Obama by Tuesday

Recommendations on curbing U.S. gun violence will go to President Barack Obama by Tuesday, days before the president’s second term begins…

Brad Pitt tweets to Chinese that he’s coming

Brad Pitt is now on China’s version of Twitter, and his mysterious first tweet has drawn thousands of comments…

10 banks agree to pay $8.5B for foreclosure abuse

Ten major banks and mortgage companies agreed Monday to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners…

Data show worsening flu season

Health officials say this flu season is shaping up to be one of the more severe in recent years…

Half Dome cables will remain, hikers still limited

The National Park Service on Friday announced approval of a plan to permanently limit the number of hikers who can tackle Half Dome to 400 a day…

US economy adds 155K jobs

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U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal negotiations in Washington…

Photo Gallery: Meet the new congress

The 113th Congress was sworn in Thursday, and among them three Chinese American women. They include Judy Chu, Grace Meny and Tammy Duckworth…

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Boehner keeps role as top Republican in Congress

House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner narrowly retained the position as the new Congress voted Thursday…

Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

While the tax package that Congress passed will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013…

Top 10 political stories of 2012

If you were putting together a list of the top political moments of 2012, you’d likely place the presidential election at the top. But there were other compelling stories…

Postal worker arrested for stealing mail

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier accused of stealing thousands of pieces of mail to provide credit cards to friends has pleaded not guilty to several charges…

Some urge Boehner: let Dems pass fiscal cliff bill

Lawmakers say Congress probably could resolve the so-called “fiscal cliff” if Republican leaders let Democrats provide most of the votes…

Obama to fly home early as ‘fiscal cliff’ looms

President Barack Obama was cutting short his traditional Christmas holiday in Hawaii, planning to leave for Washington on Wednesday evening…

Photo Gallery: Miss USA crowned Miss Universe

An American university student is the new Miss Universe, bringing the crown back to the U.S. after a drought of more than a decade…

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Chinese units of major US audit firms charged

Federal regulators have charged the Chinese affiliates of five of the biggest U.S. accounting firms with impeding the government’s investigation of Chinese companies…

US flu season is early, could be bad

Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years – and it could be a bad one…

US declines to label China as currency manipulator

The Obama administration declined Tuesday to label China a currency manipulator, noting that it has let the yuan rise nearly 10 percent in value…

Record Powerball jackpot up to $500M

Powerball officials say they’ve boosted the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing to $500 million from the previously posted $425 million…

Fiscal cliff impact on homeowners

Unless congress acts by year end, capital gains taxes will go up for homeowners with a lot of equity in their homes. Selling now can make a big difference…

Online shopping surges in US holiday season

Americans were expected to spend $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year on Cyber Monday, as retailers have expanded their deals to get shoppers to click on their websites…

Protests greet shoppers at Wal-Marts nationwide

Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at a number of stores across America on Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees…

US drought worsens after weeks of improvement

A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades is getting worse again, ending an encouraging five-week run of improving conditions…

More Americans on food stamps

A tough economy is forcing more Americans to use food stamps to buy their Thanksgiving meal this year…