President Xi Jinping was formally handed a second term Wednesday, with no clear successor emerging in a revamped ruling council, cementing his grip on power and setting the stage for him to dominate China for decades to come.
China says it's trying to modernize Xinjiang, the region in far western China that's home to the Muslim Uighur minority. It also claims Uighurs may be training with ISIS militants in the Middle East, but locals say its all part of a fear campaign to stamp out their culture and religion.
China's about to complete its once-a-decade leadership transition, with Xi Jinping taking over for Wen Jiabao. As Wen prepares to leave office, he was surprisingly frank about his administration's failings -- and offered concrete advice to his successor.
As people in China become increasingly concerned about the safety of the food they eat, more and more of them are demanding that their government take action. One of the most prominent voices on that front is a young food safety blogger.
China is attempting a delicate balancing act - trying to mediate the explosive dispute between Sudan and the newly independent nation of South Sudan. As The World's Mary Kay Magistad explains to host Marco Werman.
President Barack Obama has told students in Shanghai that certain freedoms were universal. It's not what the Chinese are used to hearing from their own president, Hu Jintao. Mary Kay Magistad looks at the contrasting styles of Hu and Obama.
On Tuesday, President Obama and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao agreed to cooperate on climate change and other important matters. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks with David Biello, the associate editor for environment and energy at Scientific American magazine.
It's Monday, which means it is time to take a look at the week ahead. We talk with James Surowiecki, The Balance Sheet writer for The New Yorker, and Marcus Mabry, international business editor for the New York Times.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is in Beijing for a two-day visit to meet with top Chinese government officials, He is there to reassure his Chinese hosts they they need not worry about the $770 billion they've invested in U.S. treasuries.
Today, at a one-day U.N. summit, President Obama will talk face-to-face with Chinese President Hu Jintao. The two aim to get beyond roiling trade disputes to attempt an agreement on global warming legislation. What factors are separating these two?
Chinese president Hu Jintao told the U.N. that climate change 'has a profound impact on the survival and development of mankind,' but stopped short of offering specifics on his country's problem-solving plans. Is this speech still a big deal?
President Obama met with his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, today for talks that ran the gamut from climate change to Taiwan to global security. Residents of China watched Obama's visit carefully, as did many Chinese-Americans.