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Obama, marchers mark 50 yrs since King's speech

[2013-08-29 04:41]

Thousands of marchers gathered on Washington's national mall on Wednesday to commemorate civil rights leader Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech 50 years ago.

Singers' son pleads not guilty

[2013-08-29 01:45]

The teenage son of two well-known military singers pleaded not guilty to gang rape on Wednesday. Reporter's log: Rape case lawyers overstep the mark
Army singer's son gang rape trial begins

Rubber duck to float in Beijing

[2013-08-29 01:13]

After touring 13 cities in 10 countries, a giant rubber duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman will be in Beijing from September to October, floating first at Beijing Garden Expo Park and then at the Summer Palace.

New York Times, Twitter hacked by Syrian group

[2013-08-28 14:49]

Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses.

Wozniacki survives battle with Chinese qualifier

[2013-08-28 10:17]

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki reeled off five consecutive games to dig herself out of a hole on Tuesday and safely reach the second round of the US Open.

Five apps to help you 'breathe' in Beijing

[2013-08-28 09:55]

In order to help you better survive in the sometimes smoggy Beijing city, we recommend five applications that can keep you informed about the air quality through a smart phone.

Moscow air show opens with flight demonstrations

[2013-08-28 07:58]

The world's top aircraft makers, scenting a major opportunity in replacing ageing Russian air fleets, will be touting their wares at Moscow's MAKS air show this week in the hope of winning a big slice of that multi-billion dollar market.

US preparing for probable strike on Syria

[2013-08-28 06:30]

The US and its allies were gearing up on Tuesday for a probable military strike against Syria that could happen within days as punishment for last week's chemical weapons attacks.

Putting money on full moon

[2013-08-28 01:37]

It is now possible to take out an insurance policy for the moon to appear at Mid-Autumn Festival that won’t cost the Earth.

Language list aims to pass on Chinese culture

[2013-08-28 01:29]

Citing tradition, a team of experts has urged the public to use standard Chinese characters despite the popularity of Internet buzzwords.

Cancer patient delivers healthy baby

[2013-08-28 01:13]

Awoman with cervical cancer gave birth to a healthy baby girl thanks to a successful high-risk surgery when she was 18 weeks pregnant, carried out at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai.

Chinese navy starts escort mission at Gulf of Aden

[2013-08-27 10:57]

The 14th and the 15th Escort Taskforces of the Chinese Navy break sailing formation at the Gulf of Aden, Aug 26, 2013.

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