Donald Trump's lead in the GOP primary has stunned a lot of people, and not just Americans. Citizens of foreign nations can't help choose the next president, but they're undoubtedly influenced by who occupies the White House.
Five missing booksellers from Hong Kong have re-surfaced after months in the twilight zone. They appeared on Chinese TV this week as "guests" of China's judicial system. Their crime appears to have been selling books that allege misdeeds by China's elite.
Trying to figure out where that confiscated rhino horn came from? Is that guitar made from a piece of endangered tropical hardwood? You might find the answers to your questions at the US Fish & Wildlife Service's Forensic Lab in Ashland, Oregon, the only one like it in the world.
Americans aren't the only ones who love the Netflix series 'House of Cards.' Data show that China is downloading the show more than any other country — but do viewers know it's just a show and not actually how the US government operates?
The Magna Carta is credited with providing the foundation for democracy and rule of law in Britain, and in much of the world. One of its core principles is that no ruler is above the law. But 800 years later, China's leaders beg to differ; they've called this a dangerous Western concept. Many Chinese citizens, on the other hand, are intrigued.
The Asian giant is opening its first overseas military base, in Djibouti. Pay attention to this theme: China’s future foreign military bases will almost certainly begin as appendages to commercial ports.
The recession made multi-generational households more common in the US. But the trend isn't new for many immigrant families, especially in Asian households. And money isn't the main driver. Tradition is.
The NSA ha ignited a firestorm over its extensive spying on friends and allies alike, but it's clear the US is far from alone. Also, a new study finds billions of planets in the Milky Way that might be like Earth, and a former US president says he almost punched out a foreign leader. All this and more, in today's Global Scan.