British authorities forced The Guardian newspaper to destroy material leaked by whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
Shanghai fined and punished more than 500 foreigners for illegally staying in the country after China imposed its new exit-entry law in July.
British authorities faced a furor after they held the partner of a journalist who worked with Edward Snowden to expose US surveillance programs.
At least 20 people are dead and seven are missing across Guangdong province on Monday afternoon after Typhoon Utor slammed into the region.
Premier Li Keqiang called for a systematic method of coping with natural disasters in an orderly and effective manner.
Area 51 has long been fodder for science fiction films and wild UFO tales claiming the US government imposed secrecy over the site.
According to the Chinese Association for Tobacco Control, more than 20,000 vendors are selling cigarettes on Taobao.com.
Meteorologists have labeled this summer the hottest since nationwide records began in 1951.
Most people who follow the lecture circuit are white-collar workers as well as government employees.
California became the first US state to enshrine certain rights for transgender students from kindergarten to the 12th grade in state law.
A Danish politician's verbal assault on the Chinese people may not damage ties between the two nations.
Two people from a terror gang that carried out a violent attack on April 23 were sentenced to death.