College tests, transport woes and a fat elephant

By Arlene Getz
June 10, 2014

 

He Liang rides his home-made suitcase vehicle along a street in Changsha, Hunan province May 28, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily

When Jumbo shouldn’t be pudgy

A Houston zoo puts a pregnant elephant on a diet.

And you think your rush hour is bad

How India’s e-tailers beat the traffic (Hint: It involves planes).

Tough times for migrant children

U.S. struggles to find shelters for unaccompanied youngsters crossing the border illegally.

Video: Don’t put this in the overhead bin

That’s not a suitcase. That’s my ride.

Slideshow: Putting scholars to the test

For anyone who is anxious about the SATs, see what it’s like for Chinese students taking their college-entrance exams.

Teachers wave flags as students cheer during a morale-building event ahead of the upcoming national college entrance examination, at Hengshui No. 2 High School in Hengshui, Hebei province June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

 

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