Split Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan

The Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Barack Obama a harsh defeat by blocking his plan to spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.

Houston Rockets select China's Zhou  in NBA draft

The Houston Rockets selected China's Zhou Qi with the 43rd overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.

Ten photos from around China: June 17 - 23

Let's look at some of the best photos from around China over the past week.

Baidu and Huawei nominated as world's smartest companies

Chinese technology companies Baidu Inc and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd were listed as two of the world's 50 smartest companies on Tuesday by a US tech magazine.

'Warcraft' continues to lead Chinese box office

"Warcraft" continued its domination of the Chinese film market in the week ending June 19, earning 316 million yuan ($48 million), China Film News reported on Tuesday.

Synchronized swimmers hope for hometown success in Brazil

Brazil's synchronized swimming team is planning to make waves in August, when Rio de Janeiro becomes the first South American city to host the Olympics.

American singer wants to perform concert in Cuba: media

Jon Bon Jovi, leader of the legendary American rock band Bon Jovi, just visited Cuba for three days and hoped to perform a concert in Havana some day.

Creative cultural pieces gathered in Hubei museum

A joint exhibition titled "Make the cultural relics come alive", which collects more than 500 kinds of cultural creative products from museums nationwide, is underway in Hubei.

Food and Travel

10 must-try street foods in Beijing

Beijing's popular Wangfuijing Snack Street is a stop all. Visitors should take the opportunity to experience some of the traditional Chinese snacks.

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UK decision to quit EU foreseen as 'unpleasant'

Former chancellor Kenneth Clarke says UK could be of great value to the Chinese in advanced and community healthcare, Andrew Moody reports.

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