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Outdoor jobs keep some in the smog

[2014-02-25 13:02]

Lingering heavy smog in Beijing has kept many people indoors and shun outdoor activities, and an orange alert - the second highest – was issued by the National Meteorological Center, but some have no choice but to stay outside because of their jobs.

TAO Dance troupe premieres '5' at NYU

[2014-02-25 11:50]

TAO Dance Theater, a contemporary dance group from Beijing, titles all its pieces with numbers rather than words, something that founder and director Tao Ye believes to be essential to the group's artistic mission.

Fight brewing over race in admissions

[2014-02-25 11:50]

Chinese Americans in California are fighting a proposed constitutional amendment that would reconsider the use of race and gender in deciding which students to admit to state universities, saying it would drastically decrease the number of Asian students.

Top 10 cities with worst smog in China

[2014-02-25 11:26]

Many cities in China have been shrouded in smog for the past few days. This has reignited debate on how to reduce pollution and improve the air quality.

Motorcyclist rally supporting Venezuela's Maduro

[2014-02-25 11:25]

Motorcyclist attends rally for peace by Venezuela's President Maduro

Pentagon chief plans to reduce US army size

[2014-02-25 10:19]

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined on Monday his priorities for 2015 defense budget cut, including plans to reduce the size of the US army to its pre-World War II levels.

Training is no walk in the park

[2014-02-25 10:06]

Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills in Jerusalem's Old City February 24, 2014.

Guide dogs trained in NE China

[2014-02-25 08:44]

A nonprofit established in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province, in 2006 trains guide dogs.

2nd Madoff aide testifies, denies knowledge of fraud

[2014-02-25 07:42]

Longtime Bernard Madoff assistant Annette Bongiorno on Monday testified that she had no idea her boss was operating a vast Ponzi scheme, despite the decades she spent helping run the trading business where it originated.

Second Madoff aide testifies

[2014-02-25 07:42]

Longtime Bernard Madoff assistant Annette Bongiorno on Monday testified that she had no idea her boss was operating a vast Ponzi scheme, despite the decades she spent helping run the trading business where it originated.

Playing with pandas

[2014-02-25 07:30]

'Honey, come here," he whispers.

Odierno visits Beijing

[2014-02-24 10:45]

China and the United States are seeking to increase military exchanges and cooperation amid possibilities for misunderstandings and miscalculations.

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