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Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

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Memorial Held For Two Men Struck And Killed By Train

Nearly 500-people gathered at Valley Forge Park in remembrance of two friends on Sunday.

05/25/2014

Indonesian Navy pilots conduct an aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the waters bordering Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand on March 10, 2014.  Mystery deepened on March 10 over the fate of the Malaysian jet carrying 239 people, as tests on oil slicks scotched suspicions it was aircraft fuel while the search for debris failed to yield any trace of the missing aircraft.     AFP PHOTO / ATAR        (Photo credit should read ATAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Still No Sign of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Vietnam scrambled helicopters Monday to look for what a search jet spotted and believed might have been a life raft from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that vanished early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, but the object found floating in the sea was not a boat, leaving the fate of the airliner a mystery.

03/10/2014

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Malaysia Airlines Loses Contact With Plane Carrying 239 People

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, the airline confirmed.

03/07/2014

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What’s Cooking on 1060: Great Food, Wine, and Liquor in South Philadelphia

Hadas gets some tips on selecting champagne for New Year’s Eve, visits a woman who makes a fine Italian liquor, and talks with a chef on the eve of his latest restaurant opening.

12/27/2012

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Mayor Nutter Defends Decision To Spend Week In China

Nutter first stressed that the trip cost taxpayers nothing, as the Chamber of Commerce program called “Select Philadelphia” picked up the estimated $9,000 tab for Nutter and four other city employees.

12/07/2012

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US Airways Looks Ahead To Possibly Starting Service To Asia From Philadelphia

The head of US Airways sees Philadelphia as a hub if it decides to start nonstop service to Asia.

05/16/2012

Chinese Tradition To Be Celebrated On Independence Mall In Philadelphia

A practice that is held by millions around the world will be celebrated on Independence Mall on Sunday.

05/14/2011