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.
China is a vast country. Its many regional customs and traditions vary immensely from north to south.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, directed by Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, is not the conventional Hollywood blockbuster Chinese audiences usually see in theaters.
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.