Mid-autumn is a time for family members and loved ones to congregate and enjoy the full moon - an auspicious symbol of abundance, harmony and luck.
Vietnamese officials say they are looking for a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for a couple who have been married for 82 years.
Parents who spend time and money to teach their children music, take heart -- a new Canadian study shows young children who take music lessons have better memories than their nonmusical peers.
The study, published in the online edition of the journal Brain, showed that after one year of musical training, children performed better in a memory test than those who did not take music classes.
With world stock markets experiencing huge swings in value on an almost daily basis, some investors have turned to gold and purchase of the Swiss currency as safe havens from the market turmoil.
Switzerland is still the world's most competitive economy, but China and other emerging countries are gaining ground, according to a study published Wednesday by the World Economic Forum.
The WEF says Switzerland benefits from good infrastructure and financial markets, and transparent government.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says China and the United States have more to gain from cooperation than conflict, but must translate "good words into concrete actions" to promote peace and prosperity for both sides.