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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five flight attendants were injured Thursday when a flight headed for Beijing had to return to Newark Liberty International Airport due to heavy turbulence.
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.
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.
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.
The New York brand is a big part why Long Island wines are finally breaking into the Chinese market.
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.