Chinese Dad on Bus Kisses Daughter, Has to Defend Himself to Police

Chinese Dad on Bus Kisses Daughter, Has to Defend Himself to Police

A Chinese man was accused of inappropriate contact with a minor last week after a video went viral of him kissing his own daughter on a bus. Is the world we now live in?

Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

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Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

US-China Deal Shows All That Effort to Tackle Climate Change Might Actually be Worth It

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Months of secret negotiations have paid off, as the world’s biggest polluters sign a landmark deal.

Tea Time: How to be a Conscious Consumer in the Tea Industry

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Phil America asks Nicholas Lozito about his mission to find fair trade in the tea business.

Hong Kong Protests Push for Greater Democracy

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The growing protests in Hong Kong have gripped the world’s attention.

Protests a Warning to China of Dangers Posed by Hong Kong Wealth Gap

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As protests clog the streets, Beijing’s reliance on a peaceful financial hub in HK becomes ever clearer.

How China Teaches Children Math so Well

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A small scale study into possible methods that could be better to teach children math.

5000km Walk Without Haircut or Shave

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Watch Christoph Rehage change on his long walk and see the changes. By the end, he might need a shave.

China’s Economic Explosion is Ravaging its Coastal Ecosystems

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The speed and scale of China’s rapid economic growth has led to widespread degradation of its densely inhabited coastlines, according to an analysis of 60 years of social, economic and environmental data.

Can Philadelphians Afford to Pay for Fresh Air?

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Philly is the 11th most polluted city in the U.S and a metropolis with the highest rate of deep poverty, so if someone did sell cans of fresh air, could anyone afford it?

Chinese Muslims Freed From Guantanamo Ten Years After Being Found Innocent

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10 years after the US military realized they weren’t terrorists, these men are finally being granted their freedom.

China Says 8 Million Acres of Farmland Now Too Polluted for Food

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An official from the Chinese government announced Monday that approximately 3.33 million hectares, or 8 million acres, of China’s farmland is now too polluted to grow crops.

We Were Intrepid, Once

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The space program pays off benefits that can’t be counted in dollars.

Let the World Speak Up About Syria, But Not Rush to War [OpEd]

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Giovanni Barbieri would like to see a peaceful solution brokered by the UN to the crisis in Syria. And he’d like us all to help make that happen.

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crashes in San Francisco

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Official reports indicate terrorism was not a factor in Saturday’s crash at San Francisco International Airport.

Mail Carriers in China Catch Falling Toddler (VIDEO)

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A two-year-old girl was saved after falling from her family’s 5th-floor window by a group of mail carriers in Eastern China.