Graduate and doctoral students from 14 Chinese universities were awarded Committee of 100 Leadership Scholarships on Tuesday in recognition of their leadership and public-service achievements.
Chinese real estate developer Greenland USA and US partner Forest City Ratner Companies broke ground on Monday for a 298-unit affordable housing project in downtown Brooklyn.
Researchers into the provenance of a painting dubbed the "Early Mona Lisa" reported on Monday they had identified an English noble who probably bought it in Italy in the late 18th century and a country house where it was found in 1911.
China and the Organization of the American States (OAS) signed two agreements on Friday to further expand their cooperation.
Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Astana on Sunday for an official visit to Kazakhstan and the attendance of the 13th prime ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Participants in red bathing suits run during the 2014 Toronto Santa Speedo Run event in Toronto, Canada, Dec. 13, 2014. Dozens of participants took part in this annual event to raise money for sick kids on Saturday.
Students hold candles to mourn the victims of Nanjing Massacre during China's first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 13, 2014.
A fire engulfed an ethnic village in Southwest China's Guizhou province Friday afternoon, with more than 60 houses destroyed, local authorities said Saturday.
Hao Xianghai, who graduated from Hefei Normal University in Hefei, capital city of Anhui province, has been suffering from a rare, currently incurable disease ever since he was 13 years old. Since then, he has gradually lost the ability to walk steadily due to the weakening of his limbs. Hao Jialin, Hao Xianghai's father, chose to accompany and take care of his son when the young man went to study in university. Hao Jialin carried his son around campus and helped him exercise to fight against the aggravating disease. The rare disease made it difficult for the young man to find a job. The father finally breathed a deep sigh of relief when his son got a customer service job at a company. He hopes his son can gradually become independent.
By passing on traditional noodle making techniques invented by someone unknown 600 years ago, the village of Shixia is known as the hand-made noodles village far and wide.
Photo shows the migratory birds flying over the Shengjin Lake, Chizhou city, East China's Anhui province.
Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai and the Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza applaud on Friday while watching the performance by Chinese embassy staff and family members in a reception at the OAS headquarters in Washington on Friday.