Nearly two-thirds of reproductive-aged women on the Chinese mainland are routinely exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke at home.
In the final days of the campaign, Hurricane Sandy served as a wake-up call for political leaders to take the necessary actions.
Novak Djokovic said he is relishing the chance to renew his friendly rivalry with Andy Murray at the ATP Tour Finals on Wednesday.
A new navigation system, Xihe, had been successfully tested to pinpoint positions within 0.1 meters outdoors and 3 meters indoors.
The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive, but scientists have proof the species still exists.
US President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney face the verdict of US voters on Tuesday after a long and bitter White House campaign.
China on Monday reiterated its confidence in the European Union's efforts to resolve the debt crisis and pledged more cooperation with countries in the bloc.
After a grueling 18-month battle, the final US campaign day arrived on Monday for President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney, two men on a course for the US top job.
A subway operator in Shenzhen is investigating whether passengers' portable Wi-Fi devices were the cause of a brief suspension of metro services.
Beijing has lodged an official protest with Tokyo over the Dalai Lama's trip to Japan.
Wang Mingxi, a bicycle collector, used to put a lot of efforts into looking for a place to keep the 370 bikes he collected from 16 countries over the past 60 years.
Many parts of North China were hit by heavy snowfall on Sunday, leaving cars stranded on highways and leading to the deaths of three tourists.