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  • It's too windy in China!

    A couple of construction workers had a terrifying experience as their platform was blown in several directions by the wind. The workers were doing some construction work on a building's outer wall at the time. Another clip shows the strong winds ripping roofs off buildings. Luckily, no casualties...

  • A house from China moves to West Virginia

    Called the China Folk House Retreat, an educational program for students is bringing rural, traditional Chinese culture to West Virginia.

    Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang visited the site, where students are re-building a traditional home from Yunnan Province and other structures, using C...

  • Will the U.S. maternal mortality rate increase?

    Medical and health care experts are concerned about the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court's reversal of the landmark Roe v Wade decision, warning that it could lead to an increase in maternal mortality.

    On Friday, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court overturned the 1973 ruling which establ...

  • WATCH: Dangerous China floods

    Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated in Southern China due to heavy rainfall and flooding. It is witnessing its highest rainfall since 1961, with severe floods and landslides as a result of the downpours. Houses collapsed into floodwater in the city of Yongzhou in Hunan Province. I...

  • Deadly earthquake rocks Afghanistan

    Aid started to arrive in Afghanistan on Thursday, where an earthquake claimed 1,000 lives, and Taliban leaders announced the rescue effort was nearly completed.
    Around 100 miles southeast of Kabul, in dry mountains close to the Pakistani border, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the area early on...

  • Viral police brutality video shakes India

    A video showing Indian police beating a group of detained Muslims went viral on social media.

    Shalabh Tripathi, an elected official of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shared the video with the caption, "a return gift for the rebels," according to BBC News.

    The footage shows a group of M...

  • What's the Stanley Cup?

    The Stanley Cup is one of the oldest and most recognizable trophies in sports.

    Awarded yearly to pro hockey's champion, the Cup spends most of its time on the road to promote the sport.

    But do you know how the tradition started?

  • Hear from Americans on Abortion

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took the dramatic step of overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized a woman's constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide, handing a momentous victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban th...

  • Archiving the pandemic

    It’s now more than two years since the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. A time that’s brought a mix of experiences and emotions. Institutions around the world are reaching out to the public to help document it all.

    CGTN’s Frances Kuo shows us how.

  • 50 years of Watergate scandal

    It began with a burglary and ended with a U.S. president resigning.

    The Watergate scandal began to unfold fifty years ago today.

    It remains an important episode in American politics.

    Many see shades of Watergate in the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th, 2021.

    CGTN’s Jim Spellman ...

  • What is Title IX?

    Women's sports in the U.S. received a huge boost 50 years ago.

    That's when a law known as Title IX (nine) was passed.

    It banned schools that receive federal funding from discriminating on the basis of sex.

    Since then, plenty of progress has been made in woman's athletics, but more work remains...

  • Tornado and floods take over Southern China

    Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated in Southern China due to heavy rainfall and flooding. It is witnessing its highest rainfall since 1961, with severe floods and landslides as a result of the downpours. A violent tornado struck Foshan, in the Guangdong province of southern China,...

  • Dramatic moment: Bullfight stand collapses

    At least four people were killed, and hundreds were injured during a bullfighting festival in Tolima, Colombia after a stand collapsed, according to local sources.
    Relief and emergency agencies were on the scene to help survivors.
    Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro tweeted his condolences to...

  • How inflation is hitting your personal savings

    The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to increase interest rates by at least half a percentage point on Wednesday.

    Officials are trying to rein in rampant inflation that reached 8.6 percent in May. But there are also concerns about a possible recession.

    It’s a delicate balance between preventin...

  • It's hot everywhere in the world!

    Cities around the world are being urged to better prepare for heatwaves as climate change is making such extreme weather events far more common.

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says millions of people are at risk of heat-related illnesses and thousands of liv...

  • Bolivia's lord of great powers festival

    The colorful and vibrant dance festival Lord of the Great Power is back on in La Paz, Bolivia.

    Dancers paraded through the nation’s capital, to give thanks for their blessings.

  • What to know while traveling to the U.S.

    Traveling into the United States from abroad has just become a lot easier, as its requirement for a negative COVID-19 test prior to take-off was dropped on Sunday.

    The restriction, introduced to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, had been in place since January 2021.

    Non-U.S.-citizens mu...

  • Chasing a wheel of cheese

    It's that time of year when people gather in Coopers Hill in Brockworth, England to chase a wheel of cheese down a dangerous hill.

    Five races with no more than 25 people were held.

    They risked throwing themselves down the steep hill for a wheel of Double Gloucester cheese in this corner of so...

  • Why a U.S. historic town is disappearing?

    A U.S. island with Native American, colonial, and slavery connections in the U.S. state of Virginia, has become one of the country's most endangered historic areas.

    The world-class archaeological site is on a low-lying island that is threatened by sea-level surges and floods.

  • Why rents in New York are expensive?

    Rental prices in New York City have skyrocketed following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

    City-data shows a third of renters now spend more than half their income on housing and Mayor Eric Adams is facing pressure to take action.

  • An 8-year-old's mindblowing Chinese

    Meet the Chinese speaking prodigy - Tatum Howell.

    Aged eight, Tatum Howell won the first place at the annual Chinese Bridge Competition (Texas region). The event is the largest international Chinese language learners competition annually hosted by the Confucius institute.

    When asked what her mo...

  • "Cowgirl" with a link to China-U.S. relations

    A rodeo and nurse by profession, Cowgirl Kitty Van Dries was a part of the welcoming ceremony of then-Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in Texas, in 1979.

    She and her sister carried the U.S. and Chinese flag. Her sister got the opportunity to present a cowboy hat to Deng Xiaoping as a welcome gift.

    ...

  • Taliban forces women to fully cover bodies

    Dozens of Afghan women protested in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan on Tuesday against Taliban’s new order that forces women to fully cover their bodies and faces, ideally with the traditional burqa, when in public.

    Taliban chief and Afghanistan’s leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, issued a mandat...

  • Duante Wright's mother on son's murder

    Just over one year ago, while the world was watching the George Floyd murder trial, another Black man was killed by police on the outskirts of Minneapolis during a traffic stop.

    Twenty-year-old Daunte Wright was shot by officer Kim Potter. Potter says she mistakenly used a gun instead of a taser...