US President Barack Obama on Friday made a series of proposals to prevent tragedies such as the Trayvon Martin case in the future, as he addressed the issue of race in the wake of the trial of George Zimmerman, who fatally shot Martin.
If we wish to dine in the comfort of our underwear at home, the choices are often limited to sloppy rice boxes and greasy pizza. That's where La Rotisserie comes in.
How do the farmers in the Tibet autonomous region prepare for harvest? They pray and have fun during the Onkor Festival that lasts for three to five days before the heavy work.
A 5-year-old girl attacked by a Tibetan mastiff in Beijing may be permanently disfigured if her family doesn't come up with the 200,000 yuan ($32,580) needed to pay for facial reconstruction surgery.
Firefighters on Thursday held back the blaze in the mountains of Southern California that forced the evacuation of the resort community of Idyllwild after flames engulfed seven homes and numerous other buildings.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to five years in jail for theft on Thursday, an unexpectedly tough punishment which supporters said proved President Vladimir Putin was a dictator ruling by repression.
The bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit, donated by the Pinault family of France in April, are on display at the National Museum of China.
Mandela is "steadily improving", South Africa's government said on Thursday as the former president celebrated his 95th birthday in hospital amid tributes from around the country and the world.
The city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, making it the largest ever municipal bankruptcy in US history and marking a new low for a city that was the cradle of the US automotive industry.
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The families of Chinese passengers on the Asiana Airlines jetliner that crash-landed in San Francisco on July 6 said they are not satisfied with the airline's moves to resolve the issues, especially compensation.
A restaurant in Qingdao has developed a whole line of dishes that include algae, while local authorities are spending a great deal of time and effort trying to wipe out the seaweed.
Captain Chu Kewei is exactly the kind of soldier the People's Liberation Army says it is looking for: well educated, tech savvy, and ready for the challenge of building a fighting force in the digital age.