A launch crew prepares a Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator for its first land-based catapult launch in this US Navy handout photo taken at Patuxent River, Maryland.
Christmas orders have fallen and foreign buyers no longer come in droves to talk shop with the many thousands of factory owners in the manufacturing powerhouse of Zhejiang province.
Despite searing daytime temperatures, Mercury, the planet closest to the sun, has ice and frozen organic materials inside permanently shadowed craters in its north pole.
Nation views low-carbon rules as powerful way to gain competitive edge.
Auto majors rejig product lines, offer discounts to sustain demand in China.
Animal rights campaigners are calling on the Chinese people to lose their taste for wild animal meat, as the government carries out a major crackdown on poaching nationwide.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday visited "The Road Toward Renewal" exhibition in Beijing.
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he hoped to reach an agreement with Congress before Christmas to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff".
A new museum in Huaxi village, East China's Jiangsu province, opened its doors to visitors on Nov 28, 2012.
Vice-Premier Li Keqiang vowed more support, especially in registration and funding, for grassroots organizations committed to combating HIV/AIDS.
China is mourning the death of Luo Yang, who made major contributions to the development of the country's first carrier-based fighter jet.