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49 headless corpses found in Mexico

[2012-05-14 07:56]

Suspected drug gang killers dumped 49 headless bodies on a highway near Mexico's northern city of Monterrey in one of the country's worst atrocities in recent years.

Development, urbanization threaten wetland

[2012-05-14 07:26]

Although the Ergun Wetland Protection Zone attracts over 1 million tourists every year, local forestry authorities struggle to balance operating costs.

China signs investment pact with Japan, ROK

[2012-05-14 03:54]

China, Japan and the Republic of Korea agreed to launch the talks for a free trade area within this year.Hu meets ROK president, Japanese PM

LeBron James named MVP winner

[2012-05-13 10:40]

Miami Heat forward LeBron James was named on Saturday as the National Basketball Association's Most Valuable Player for the 2011-12 season.

Yellow treasure

[2012-05-13 09:11]

April is the busiest season for Tian Jiaben, a senior villager living near the source of Jianhu Lake, in Shaoxing, eastern Zhejiang province.

Sister acts

[2012-05-13 08:15]

Shi Junfang may appear similar to most young, Chinese single women in her 30s. She is hard working, loves chatting and telling jokes and exudes charm with a quick smile.

An accidental style

[2012-05-13 08:00]

He had dropped a clay sculpture he had almost completed, and that accident changed his artistic direction forever.

Obama honors top US police officers

[2012-05-13 07:35]

Obama honored the nation's top police officers for their sacrifice at a ceremony held at the White House.

Grassroots confluence

[2012-05-13 05:36]

One is a veteran stage performer, and the other a ceramics artist. And, when they finally meet, they create enough kinetics to spark the creation of a brand-new art genre.

Rebirth of happiness

[2012-05-12 20:29]

Zhu Rongchang and his wife, Ma Dairong, lost their only daughter during the devastating earthquake in Wenchuan, Sichuan province, May 12, 2008, but now the family has regained hope and prosperity since Ma gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl.

Teacher loses legs for saving students

[2012-05-12 19:46]

A 29-year-old middle school teacher in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province was run over and lost both of her legs after pushing two students out of the way of an oncoming bus on Tuesday.

Disabled Afghan teenager dreams of Games

[2012-05-12 08:02]

Afghan teenager Malek Mohammad balances on his hands, readies his stumps, then dives perilously into the water. The 18-year-old, whose legs were blown off by a Soviet land mine, dreams of swimming for Afghanistan in the London Paralympics.

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