Nearly nine in ten US families always knew their child would go to college, but fewer than four in ten families ever created a plan for how to pay the bills, according to How America Pays for College 2017 report.
The families of three men killed at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc in federal court, accusing the companies of providing "material support" to the self-radicalised gunman.
"Our living conditions are becoming unbearable due to the security situation here getting worse and we are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance to survive, particularly as Afghanistan's bone-chilling winter is fast-approaching," head of a displaced family, Bismillah, 35, told Xinhua recently.
As millions of couples are considering welcoming a second child under China's universal two-child policy, the government is moving to take better care of bereaved parents whose only child died or became disabled.
Families of all but one victim of a tour bus fire in Taiwan have signed settlement agreements with insurance companies, officials said on Tuesday. But some relatives expressed outrage, saying they had been left with no choice but to sign.
Israel's government said on Saturday that a cemetery for Palestinian "terrorists" will be constructed in order not to return bodies of assailants to their families in the West Bank.
The bereaved families who lost their loved ones in one of South Korea's deadliest maritime disaster seemed at a first glance to have returned to their normal life, smilingly having a chat with each other before press conference to foreign correspondents in Seoul earlier this week.
Hundreds of South Koreans, luckily selected to attend a reunion for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, tossed and turned or stayed all night in excitement and anticipation for meeting their long-lost relatives from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Hundreds of South Koreans will gather in the country's eastern coastal city of Sokcho on Monday to prepare for the long-awaited reunion with their families from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
China has discovered over 30.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the country's southwest Sichuan Province, its operator, China Petrochemical Corporation (
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim
Thailand's Pheu Thai Party will announce later on Monday it has the backing of 14 parties in its bid to form the next government, its deputy leader said, ahead of this
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Benin's President Patrice Talon pays China a four-day state visit from August 31 to September 3. The visit injects ne
Japan said that it would start releasing more than 1 million metric tonnes of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, put
Construction has started on a new mega photovoltaic power station in southwest China's Sichuan Province, part of the country's ongoing endeavors to advance the developm
The office of the U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Wednesday announced a further extension of China Section 301 tariff exclusions on 352 Chinese import and 77
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
Wagner Group private military company's leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was presumed dead on Wednesday in a plane crash in the Tver Region near Moscow.According to the list re
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Sochi on Monday in a bid to reestablish the Black Sea grain deal that Rus
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As autumn comes, many parts of China will usher in the autumn harvest in a month. According to China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the country has seen a
Former senior minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was elected as Singapore's ninth president on Friday after garnering 70.4 percent of the total votes.His rivals Ng Kok Son
Japan's agriculture minister on Thursday referred to the Fukushima nuke wastewater released into the ocean as "contaminated water" instead of the term "treated water" i
On August 27, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in China for a four-day visit to discuss trade and technology issues and better manage economic differences.
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
Former President Donald Trump plans to turn himself in and be processed in Atlanta on Thursday in connection with his indictment in Georgia, he said on social media on
Climate change is undoubtedly the defining challenge of our time, but its effects are not equally distributed. In both developed and developing countries, environmental