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International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach shows the card with Beijing as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics  in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015. (Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic Selection: Beijing To Host 2022 Winter Olympics

The Chinese capital, the first city awarded both the winter and summer games, came in to the vote as the strong favorite, despite its lack of natural snow.

07/31/2015

Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak leaves after a press conference on March 24, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)

Malaysian PM: Malaysia Flight 370 Crashed In Southern Indian Ocean

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.

03/24/2014

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Satellite Images Offer Possible Signs Of Wreckage From Missing Malaysian Plane

A satellite image released by China on Saturday offered the latest sign that wreckage from a Malaysia Airlines plane lost for more than two weeks could be in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean where planes and ships have been searching for three days.

03/22/2014

The two missing Malaysia Airlines flight passengers who were onboard with stolen passports have raised concern about the widespread, worldwide failure to screen for false documents. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stolen Passports In Malaysia Airlines Flight Raise Major Security Concerns

The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.

03/11/2014

People stand beside the arrival board showing the flight MH370 (top-red) at the Beijing Airport after news of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane disapeared on March 8, 2014. (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Malaysia Airlines Flight To Beijing Goes Missing; 4 Americans, Including Infant On Board

The Boeing 777-200 aircraft, which was headed to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur, had 227 passengers — including two infants — and 12 crew members on board, the airline said in a statement to CBS News.

03/07/2014

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Man Charged In Christmas Day Shooting That Left 1 Dead On Long Island

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a Christmas Day shooting that left one man dead, and three others wounded, in Medford, Long Island.

03/07/2014

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Heavy Turbulence Sends Flight Back To Newark Airport; 5 Flight Attendants Injured

Five flight attendants were injured Thursday when a flight headed for Beijing had to return to Newark Liberty International Airport due to heavy turbulence.

01/16/2014

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Blind Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng Braces New Surroundings At NYU

A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.

05/19/2012

Dan Molloy (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Man, 60, Details Transition From Compulsive Smoker To World-Class Triathlete

As a former smoker, Dan Molloy would finish 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day in his 20’s and into his 30’s. Now, he is set to represent the United States in the World Short Course Triathlon championships in Beijing, China.

07/01/2011

A worker stands in front of a train on a platform at a newly-opened subway station - Beijing, China - Dec 30, 2010 - Photo: LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images

Sliding Doors Could Make NYC Subway Platforms Safer

Last year, subways killed 40 people in New York City. In the future, sliding mechanical doors at the platform’s edge could save lives, preventing people from falling, jumping, or getting pushed.

02/01/2011

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Long Island Wines Prosper In China

The New York brand is a big part why Long Island wines are finally breaking into the Chinese market.

01/10/2011

A demonstrator wears a mask of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin on December 10, 2010. (credit: OHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Goes To Nobel Ceremony

Rep. Chris Smith organized a bipartisan group of lawmakers in February to nominate the winner, imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo and two other human rights advocates for the award.

12/10/2010