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A woman reacts, at the crime scene outside a railway station after an attack, in southwestern China's Yunnan province, Saturday March 1, 2014. (AP Photo)

China: Train station attack an act of terrorism

BEIJING (AP) — Knife-wielding assailants attacked people at a train station in southwestern China on Saturday in what authorities called a terrorist attack and police fatally shot five of the assailants, leaving 28 people dead and […]

03/01/2014

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft arrive at Villamor Airbase, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Manila, Philippines, to deliver humanitarian aid for victims in the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Amid gruesome typhoon scenes, aid trickles in

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. […]

11/11/2013

In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, a child demonstrates how raw shrimp and an egg are fried in a pan on a manhole cover on a hot summer day in Jinan in east China's Shandong province. (AP Photo)

Bacon fries on pavement as heat wave grips China

SHANGHAI (AP) — It’s been so hot in China that folks are grilling shrimp on manhole covers, eggs are hatching without incubators and a highway billboard has mysteriously caught fire by itself. The heat wave […]

08/01/2013

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers and policemen work at the terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport in Beijing, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Jianli)

Airport blast leads China to reflect on injustice

BEIJING (AP) — For eight years, motorcycle taxi driver Ji Zhongxing sought justice for what he said was a beating by city guards that left him paralyzed. It was his frustration, his brother said, that […]

07/22/2013

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers and policemen work at the terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport in Beijing, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Jianli)

Bomb detonated at Beijing airport; 1 injured

BEIJING (AP) — A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal at Beijing’s main airport on Saturday evening, injuring himself but no one else, Chinese […]

07/20/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

Chinese plane crash victims were student leaders

BEIJING (AP) — The two 16-year-old girls killed in the San Francisco plane crash were close friends and top students who were on Asiana Flight 214 for the same reason: to get a taste of […]

07/08/2013

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China’s Sichuan hit by earthquake

BEIJING (AP) — A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit China’s Sichuan province, the site of a massive earthquake in 2008.

04/19/2013

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China starts building new nuclear power plant

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says the country has begun building a new nuclear power plant after lifting a construction moratorium imposed following Japan’s Fukushima disaster.

01/06/2013

Earthquakes kill dozens in southwest China

BEIJING (AP) – At least 50 people are dead after a series of earthquakes jolted a mountainous part of southwestern China, triggering landslides. Damage is preventing rescuers from reaching outlying areas and communications are disrupted. […]

09/07/2012

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