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Book about adults who still cling to their parents for guidance sparks debate on Chinese social media

“Why are you always relying on your parents? Can't you make your own decisions by yourself? These are some of the questions that Zhao Ming (pseudonym),27, often encountered before his recent breakup with his girlfriend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/16 18:33:39

Study: suburban development forcing some songbirds to divorce, flee

A new study finds that urban sprawl is kicking one group of songbirds, called "avoiders", out of their territory, forcing divorce and stunting their ability to find new mates.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/4 8:52:17

Doggy nannies make parenting easy

A good nanny can be hard to find, but a good doggy works just as well.
Source: | 2016/12/27 11:51:18

A single mom's choice

After I turned 30, people around me have started to tell me ridiculous things like “it's more likely to get abducted by a terrorist than to get married after 30.”
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/27 5:03:39

90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade celebrated in Manhattan, New York

People watch the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan, New York, the United States, on Nov. 24, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/25 9:53:53

Thanksgiving parade celebrated in New York with heightened security

The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City kicked off on Thursday among unprecedented law enforcement presence as millions of spectators gathered along the route to marvel at the annual spectacle.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/25 7:02:29

Pope gives all priests power to forgive 'sin' of abortion

Pope Francis on Monday extended indefinitely to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors.
Source: Reuters | 2016/11/21 22:58:39

Dog surfing contest kicks off at Huntington Beach

The best canine surfers gather for annual dog surfing contest at Huntington Beach, California, US on Sept. 25, 2016.
Source: | 2016/9/28 15:45:26

Traditional Chinese wedding ceremony in C China

Bridegroom Shen Kai and bride Shi Shaodan take part in a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony in the ancient town of Hongjiang in Huaihua City, central China's Hunan Province, Sept. 25, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/27 8:55:24

Cute dogs with squashed faces, wrinkled noses should be avoided: animal experts in Britain

They are adored for their cute wrinkled and squashed faces, but many of Britain's most sought after breeds suffer from suffering and should be avoided, animal experts said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/22 8:35:58