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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. (AFP/Getty Images)

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

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.

07/31/2015

Pedestrians walk past a billboard of Yahoo Inc. in Beijing. (TEH ENG KOON/AFP/Getty Images)

After Sharp Losses Yahoo Closing Last China Operation In Beijing

Yahoo Inc. has announced the closure of its last office in China, a research and development center in Beijing, in a new cost-cutting move.

03/19/2015

Chinese artists perform a dragon dance at a local amusement park during celebrations for the Lunar New Year February 19, 2015 in Beijing, China.The Chinese Lunar New Year of the Sheep also known as the Spring Festival, which is based on the Lunisolar Chinese calendar, is celebrated from the first day of the first month of the lunar year and ends with Lantern Festival on the Fifteenth day. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

New Years Fireworks Could Push Beijing To Air Pollution To Measurable Limit

Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. With a little over 21 million people, It is one of the most populated cities on earth. As a result, it is heavily polluted with toxic air pollution.

02/19/2015

A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 plane is seen at the Changsha airport in Hunan Province,  01 November 2007.(MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mineta San Jose Airport Adding Nonstop Flights To Beijing

Mineta San Jose International Airport is adding nonstop service to Beijing on Hainan Airlines to its flight roster.

02/17/2015

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Stuns Beijing Crowd By Speaking Mandarin

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned a crowd in Beijing by speaking Mandarin.

10/23/2014

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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

Flag of the People's Republic of China (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

Firechat. (CBS)

Hong Kong Protesters Using Bay Area-Based App To Work Around Beijing Internet-Block

Protesters in Hong Kong are using creative tools to coordinate their demonstrations, including a San Francisco-Bay Area app Firechat.

09/29/2014

This image from video captured by a drone shows the massive scope of pro-democracy protests on the streets of Hong Kong. (Source: Nero Chan via Youtube)

Drone Video Shows Massive Scope Of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Video shot from a drone showed the massive scope of demonstrations in Hong Kong Monday.

09/29/2014

An armored personnel carrier is in flames as students put in on fire 04 June 1998 near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. On the night of 03 and 04 June 1989. (TOMMY CHENG/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News Correspondent Steve Futterman Remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre 25 Years Later

It’s been 25 years since the Chinese Army used brute force to put down a massive protest at Tiananmen Square in Beijing where scores were killed as soldiers and tanks rolled though.

06/04/2014

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