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McGrady retires, considers career in China

[2013-08-27 10:30]

It's official. Tracy McGrady has retired from the NBA. He announced his retirement on ESPN's First Take Monday morning, saying he is completely content.

Li Na breezes into US Open second round

[2013-08-27 07:09]

The fifth seed Li Na from China breezed into 2013 US Open second round after beating Olga Govortsova of Belarus 6-2, 6-2 on Monday.

China and India set to resume military drills

[2013-08-27 01:43]

Beijing and New Delhi are expected to resume their joint counterterrorism exercises in November after five years.

Dwight Howard, Kai Ko promote fitness in Beijing

[2013-08-26 13:15]

The NBA superstar teamed up with Kai Ko, a Taiwan actor, and Wu Jingyu, a taekwondo Olympic gold medalist, in Beijing for an Adidas fitness campaign on Sunday night.

DC panda cub doing well

[2013-08-26 11:02]

The giant panda cub born Friday afternoon at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington appears to be in good health after a quick physical examination on Sunday morning.

Cliff diving in the city

[2013-08-26 07:53]

Competitors dive off the roof of the Institute of Contemporary Art during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013 competition in Boston, Massachusetts August 25, 2013.

Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Mubarak face trial

[2013-08-26 06:58]

Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced separate trials on Sunday on similar charges of involvement in the killing of protesters.

Rainstorms and floods wreak havoc

[2013-08-26 01:23]

Rainstorms and floods have wreaked havoc in China, while meteorological authorities forecast heavy rain will continue.

Night safari

[2013-08-26 00:35]

The Yunnan Wild Animal Park in the provincial capital of Kunming is currently offering night tours for visitors, the first time any wildlife reservation in China has offered such an experience.

Battling the bulge

[2013-08-25 09:51]

According to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of obese people under the age of 18 has reached 120 million in 2013,

More than skin deep

[2013-08-25 09:15]

A growing Chinese willingness to go under the knife for cosmetic purposes cuts to core questions about the changing national psyche. Many are facing the ugly side of beauty's pursuit - addiction, disfigurement and self-esteem problems. Liu Zhihua reports.

India nabs third suspect in Mumbai gang rape

[2013-08-25 08:04]

Indian police Saturday arrested the third suspect in the gang rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist, as calls remained unabated across the country for tougher measures against rapists.

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