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Chinese kids who climb cliffside ladder home will get stairs

BEIJING (AP) — Just to get home from school, they climb 800 meters (more than 2,500 feet) toward the sky — on a ladder made of bamboo and secured to …

A Collection of Kisses

One of the most intimate human gestures, a kiss can convey greetings, give comfort, express joy, and above all, show love. Gathered from recent news photos, this collection of kisses features playful moments, emotional reunions, public displays of affection, and some pure expressions of love.

Italy Becomes Last Western European Nation To Legalize Same-Sex Civil Unions

Italy has passed legislation legalizing same-sex civil unions. It's the last country in Western Europe to do so.<p>The measure was approved despite "strong opposition from the Catholic Church and conservative politicians," NPR's Sylvia Poggioli tells our Newscast unit. She adds:<p>"The legislation grants …

Russia Calls New U.S. Missile Shield in Romania a 'Direct Threat'

Russia has described a new $800 million U.S. missile defense site in Romania as a “direct threat” and warned it would bolster its equivalent systems earlier than planned.<p>Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, chairman of the State Duma's defense committee, said: "They are moving to the firing line. This is …