Alaska has the largest oil field in North America, with an 800-mile pipeline that moves the oil from the far North Slope to Valdez. A proposed deal with China would build a new pipeline to transport natural gas.
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would focus on stopping "the lethal flow of poisonous drugs in our countries and our communities." Much of that trading is facilitated through the dark web.
Climate change isn’t expected to feature during President Donald Trump’s trip to China. But his meeting with President Xi Jinping does hold symbolic significance as a summit of old and new leadership on climate change.
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.
Meet the new leaders of China's Communist Party. At the top is the incoming president, Xi Jinping. He's 59, the son of a well-known reformer but most of the other leaders introduced at Thursday's news conference are older and conservative.
This week saw a rare public outburst against censorship in China. It's been resolved for the moment but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports, the censorship and subsequent protests say a lot about changing expectations in China.
North Korea has ratcheted up its anti-American rhetoric, saying it has missiles on standby to attack US bases and even the American mainland. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Beijing correspondent, Mary Kay Magistad.