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Thousands pay final tribute to US firemen

[2013-07-10 08:22]

Thousands of mourners, including firefighters from around the country and US Vice-President Joe Biden, converged in central Arizona on Tuesday to pay final tribute to 19 young firemen killed last week in the line of duty.

Dozens feared dead in Quebec derailment

[2013-07-10 08:08]

Thirteen people were confirmed dead and nearly 40 others were still missing in a catastrophe that raised questions about the safety of transporting oil by rail instead of pipeline.

Families of crash victims in SF

[2013-07-10 02:53]

Twelve family members of the two Chinese students who were killed and two others who were injured in Saturday’s Asiana Airlines crash arrived in San Francisco at 11 pm on Monday local time.

Breathe deep, this is the real thing

[2013-07-10 02:44]

Indian yoga master Swami Mangalteertham was in Beijing recently for the 2013 China-India Yoga Week, where he said he wants to eliminate "junk yoga" in China.

Coal burning in China's north can shorten lives

[2013-07-10 02:37]

Heavy air pollution reduces life expectancy, a new study has found, ringing an alarm for policymakers looking to create their future energy roadmap.

Some solar companies see brighter first half

[2013-07-10 02:31]

Many listed Chinese solar companies experienced a turnaround in the first half, even as the industry remained mired in near-depression amid a supply glut and trade disputes.

Rainstorms cause severe flooding and landslides

[2013-07-10 02:23]

Rainstorms sweeping across parts of China have affected millions, and Sichuan province has been hit the hardest by severe floods and landslides.

Thousands flock to Texas Capitol over abortion

[2013-07-09 15:42]

Texas Republicans pushed ahead Monday with aggressive efforts to pass tough new abortion restrictions, scheduling a House vote as thousands flocked to the Capitol for an anti-abortion rally and a marathon public hearing.

China's youngest city glistens under palm trees

[2013-07-09 10:55]

Sansha, China's youngest city, has a whole new look as massive construction projects have been going on since it was established.

Xinjiang tourism recovering

[2013-07-09 10:54]

The recent Xinjiang violence has led to a downturn in Xinjiang tourism and the industry is recovering as local authories have taken a series of encouraging measures.

Quebec disaster death toll jumps to 13

[2013-07-09 07:26]

The death toll in Quebec's oil train disaster jumped to 13 people on Monday and police said about 37 more people were missing.

Mourn for students in San Francisco air crash

[2013-07-09 06:38]

Local residents gathered at Xujiang Park in Jiangshan to show their grief to the 17-year-old Wang and 16-year-old Ye, who were students from Jiangshan High School.

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