Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to nine points

Democrat Hillary Clinton's lead over Republican rival Donald Trump has slipped by about five percentage points since mid-June, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday, bringing the race for the White House to within nine points.

Brooklyn student wins Arctic study scholarship

Angela Zeng of Brooklyn is the first Chinese American from New York to win a scholarship to the Students on Ice Arctic Expedition.

Planned Obama, Dalai Lama meeting protested

The planned meeting between US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama sends the "wrong signal" to Tibetan separatists and will hamper Washington's relations with Beijing, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

48-hour 'silence regime' starts in Syria's Aleppo

"Silence regime" has been enforced in the Syrian city of Aleppo for 48 hours on the initiative of Russia, said the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides Thursday.

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Exploring subterranean space

The increasing scarcity and soaring cost of land for development has prompted a rising number of cities to consider underground construction projects.

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