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Hogging the show

[2013-12-02 07:40]

More than a dozen wild pigs jump off a 3-meter platform and swim under the instruction of a trainer at a performance in a park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Saturday.

Obama stuns bookstore shoppers

[2013-12-02 07:32]

US President Barack Obama shops with daughter Malia at Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse in Washington, November 30, 2013.

Washington's panda named Bao Bao

[2013-12-02 04:53]

A zoo in Washington said it was naming a rare, female giant panda cub "Bao Bao," after an online vote that drew more than 123,000 submissions.

China launches probe and rover to moon

[2013-12-02 01:49]

China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe with its first moon rover "Yutu" (Jade Rabbit) aboard blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center early Monday.

New York commuter train derails, four dead, 63 injured

[2013-12-01 23:06]

At least four people were killed and 63 injured early on Sunday when a passenger train derailed in New York City as at least five cars from a Metro-North train slid off the tracks, officials said.

Two dead in Thai political violence

[2013-12-01 14:03]

A "red shirt" Thai government supporter was shot and killed early on Sunday, raising the death toll to two from political violence in Bangkok as protesters intensified a week-long bid to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

'Fast & Furious' star dies in car crash

[2013-12-01 13:46]

A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series has died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40.

Shanghai International Marathon kicks off

[2013-12-01 11:05]

Participants run at the Bund near the Huangpu River as they compete in the Shanghai International Marathon December 1, 2013.

Rent a Santa Claus for Christmas?

[2013-12-01 07:36]

Some 100 people in Santa Claus and fairy costumes met on Saturday in Berlin for a general meeting to launch the annual Student Union charitable Santa Claus rental campaign.

Getting to zero

[2013-12-01 02:42]

First Lady Peng Liyuan, a WHO ambassador for the fight against HIV/AIDS and a publicity representative of China's Health Ministry for HIV/AIDS control, attends a program for the 26th World AIDS Day on Saturday.

The birth of hope

[2013-12-01 01:43]

The giant panda is one of the most critically endangered species in the world. China Daily shares an exclusive set of photos, showing the cubs’ growth during the first 100 days.

Black Friday shopping stampede in US

[2013-11-30 11:01]

Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States.

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