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Chinese mother wins case after being sent to labour camp for protesting daughter's rape

A Chinese mother who was sent to a labour camp after protesting at the rape of her young daughter has won her battle for compensation from local Communist party officials.<p>Tang Hui, 39, became a public hero in the campaign against the injustice of <b>China's</b> labour camp system, which gives the police …

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China economic growth slows, partly on purpose

Although it's a 'painful process,' China's leaders seem willing to sacrifice rapid economic expansion for stable growth that creates jobs with higher salaries.<p>July 14, 2013|By Julie Makinen<p>Workers move steel tubes near a construction site in Beijing. In China,… (Wang Zhao / AFP/Getty Images …

Egypt crisis: US envoy arrives in Cairo as Egyptian prosecutor freezes assets of top Islamists

A senior US official has flown into Cairo hours after Egypt's prosecutor ordered the freezing of assets belonging to 14 top Islamists.<p>Under Secretary of State Bill Burns, the first US official to visit since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi, is scheduled to stay there until Tuesday, the US …

Coffee Around the World

Kenneth Davids is a coffee expert, an author, and a co-founder of Coffee Review, a site that serves as a coffee buyer’s guide. Davids conducts blind, expert cuppings of coffees and reports the finding in 100-point reviews, much like those that exist in the wine industry.<p><b>Some of the advice Davids</b> …

Holy Mole in Mexico

Mole poblano — a complex mixture of chocolate, chilies, nuts, and spices — is among the most revered dishes in Mexican cooking. Nearly every grandmother in Puebla, the dish’s hometown, has her own rendition of the semisweet, earthy sauce, typically made with more than 20 ingredients.<p>Mole poblano’s …

10 Summer Foods to Travel For in the U.S.A.

It’s hard to argue about it: summer is the best time of year when it comes to food. With fruit that tastes like candy, crisp, nourishing greens, and farm-fresh vegetables at your fingertips, it’s easy to pass as a gourmet chef by throwing something fabulous together.<p>My favorite summer food is …

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

Photos by Michael Shainblum

18 Cool Color Blocked Buildings

Sunday’s a good day for eye candy, don’t you think? Assuming you already read the title of this post, no we’re not about to post 18 photos of Ryan Gosling looking awesome. We are, however, here to serve up a whole bunch of outrageously colorful buildings from all over the world. Color block month …

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Iran exile group claims evidence of hidden nuclear site

An Iranian opposition group in exile has claimed it had obtained information revealing the existence of a secret underground nuclear site located in tunnels beneath a mountain 45 miles north of Tehran.<p>The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) said the site had been recently been completed …

Wendy Davis: Abortion bill will pass, but the fight for reproductive rights isn’t over

Davis says legal efforts to block enforcement of the proposed abortion restrictions will begin “immediately”<p>After addressing a crowd of 1,500 supporters in her home district of Fort Worth Wednesday night, state Sen. Wendy Davis acknowledged in an interview that SB 1, the draconian abortion omnibus …