Exploring identities

2013-02-19 14:27:27

Museum curator Herb Tam uses art to explore the dynamic, variegated experience of Asians in the US. A museum of their own Private museums spring up

Spring Festival reunion tradition carries on in China

2013-02-10 10:25:57

Although Chinese people celebrate the start of a new lunar year during Spring Festival, the holiday serves more of an occasion to refresh family bond.

Different delicacies being prepared

2013-02-10 09:13:37

China is a vast country. Its many regional customs and traditions vary immensely from north to south.

The miracle that begot another

2013-02-08 09:11:47

It was one of the few cases, or possibly the only case, in which a woman with spinal muscular atrophy has successfully given birth in China.

Energizing the world

2013-02-07 07:37:38

Progress on energy and environmental solutions anywhere in the world has global significance and China is better suited to achieve this than any other place.

Human safety net

2013-02-07 07:37:38

When Zhang Runqiu encountered Ma Zhongmei and her husband during a regular patrol at Beijing South Railway Station, the young couple was helping their baby to breathe from an oxygen bag.

More young Americans homeless and jobless

2013-02-03 07:37:08

Seattle - Duane Taylor was studying in a community college and living in his own place when he lost his job in a round of layoffs. Then he found, and lost, a second job. And a third.

Selling children on firearms

2013-02-03 07:37:08

Threatened by declining participation in shooting sports, the American firearms industry has poured millions of dollars into a campaign to get guns into the hands of more, and younger, children.

The evolution of the hacker mystique

2013-02-03 07:36:36

Last year the author Peter Ludlow attended a birthday party in Germany for Daniel Domscheit-Berg, a technology activist, or "hacktivist," and founder of OpenLeaks. Domscheit-Berg had been a spokesperson for WikiLeaks, but after a public break from Julian Assange, struck out on his own.

Women are hounded in oil town full of men

2013-02-03 07:37:08

WILLISTON, North Dakota - Christina Knapp and a friend were drinking at a bar in a nearby town recently when about five men called them over and made an offer.

Cloud Atlas shrugs off linear filmmaking

2013-02-01 08:00:37

Cloud Atlas, directed by Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, is not the conventional Hollywood blockbuster Chinese audiences usually see in theaters.

When melody blooms

2013-02-01 08:00:37

About 10 years ago, rock musician Su Yang was inspired by a CD of blues to begin making his own music. One of his first works, however, was an adaptation of hua'er, a kind of traditional folk song from Northwest China.