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A hard lesson for migrant workers

[2011-09-08 07:35]

Migrant workers face many obstacles when they move to big cities like Shanghai. Educating their children is one of them and it just gets harder.

Memorial museum opens on 10th anniversary of 9/11

[2011-09-07 11:28]

As the 10th anniversary of the devastating 9/11 attacks falls on Sunday, the families of the victims will take part in the commemoration and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York will be officially opened to public.

Couples marry in Red Army uniforms

[2011-09-07 10:44]

Thirty-six couples from China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd have married in a group wedding where they used the National Anthem to replace the wedding march.

Conjoined twins recovering after surgery

[2011-09-07 07:52]

Surgeons have successfully separated 4-month-old twin girls joined at the breast and abdomen after an operation lasting almost six hours.

Tomb raiders remain a menace 

[2011-09-07 07:28]

Despite increasing efforts to tackle the illegal traffic in cultural artifacts, every year thieves break into tombs and steal priceless treasures.

Photos show enduring traces of man's lunar visits

[2011-09-07 07:25]

New high-resolution pictures taken by an orbiting NASA camera show clear evidence of man's lunar explorations nearly 40 years after the last U.S. spaceflight touched down on the moon, the agency said on Tuesday.

Slide: 'Cascamorras' festival in southern Spain

[2011-09-07 07:13]

The festival was inspired by a dispute between the villages of Baza and Guadix over the possession of the image of the Virgin of Piedad. The Cascamorras refers to representatives from Guadix, who are sent to the town of Baza to recover the statue. As the Cascamorras have to stay perfectly clean to gain possession of the statue, Baza residents attempt to make them as 'dirty' as possible.

Rain-triggered flood in Henan counties

[2011-09-07 06:53]

Continuous rainfall triggered flood in Luanchuan and nearby Songxian County.

Yao Ming may go back to school this fall

[2011-09-06 15:27]

Retired NBA star Yao Ming may "go back to school and get very fundamental study" at one of China's most prestigious universities this fall.

It's showtime for bodies

[2011-09-06 13:53]

A contestant poses during a bodybuilding competition in Linyi, East China’s Shandong province, Sept 3, 2011. About 160 athletes from 16 teams around the nation participated in the competition.

A mother of 80 orphans

[2011-09-06 10:29]

Li Yanping, a 45-year-old mother of 80 orphans picks up some of her children from school in Yaopu village, North China’s Shanxi province, March 19, 2011.

Chinese student walked across US continent

[2011-09-05 13:44]

Wang Xuan (C), a Chinese student who walked across the US continent in 89 days, arrives at Venice Beach, western Los Angeles on Sept 4, 2011.

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