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24-year-old ethnic Chinese girl runs for US Congress

[2015-07-10 16:32]

Lindy Li, 24, a southwestern Sichuan native who moved to the United States at six, has launched a campaign for the Democratic nomination to represent Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives.

Plane makes emergency landing after fire

[2015-07-08 15:43]

Flight HU7244 of Hainan Airlines flying from Hefei to Guangzhou had to make a forced landing just after takeoff after fire was detected in the cargo cabin on Tuesday.

Female robot sings in Shanghai

[2015-07-08 09:42]

A humanoid robot with silicon skin and expressive face can speak, sing, shake hands and hug people.

Stunning images of Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims

[2015-07-08 07:05]

Hu Guoqing is an award-winning photographer and member of the China Photographers Association. His works, Passage of the Heart, capture pious Tibetan pilgrims on their journey to the holy mountain last year.

Then and Now: Beijing’s historic sites as witnesses of war

[2015-07-07 14:26]

Tuesday marks the 78th anniversary of the beginning of China's eight-year War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression. On the night of July 7, 1937, Japanese troops stationed near Lugou Bridge southwest of Beijing demanded entry to nearby Wanping county on the pretext of searching for a missing soldier. The Chinese military rejected the order and the Japanese bombed the county seat and Lugou Bridge. Historians agree that the attack signaled the beginning of Japan's full-scale invasion of China, though Japan had invaded the Northeast in September 1931.

In photos: China from above

[2015-07-07 11:22]

Serena Williams beats sister Venus to reach last eight

[2015-07-07 00:24]

Serena Williams extended her mastery over big sister Venus, and extended her Grand Slam winning streak to 25 matches

Culture insider: Six things you may not know about Minor Heat

[2015-07-06 17:36]

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Minor Heat, (Chinese: 小暑), the 11th solar term of the year, begins on July 7 this year and ends on July 22.

Fancy sculptures sparkle in Chongqing

[2015-07-07 14:21]

To the eye of a photographer, the symbols of Chongqing not only consist of spicy hotpot and mahjong, but also some amazing sculptures.

US beat Japan 5-2 to win Women's World Cup

[2015-07-06 09:30]

The United States, powered by a Carli Lloyd hat-trick in the game's opening 16 minutes, beat defending champions Japan 5-2 on Sunday to win the Women's World Cup.

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