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Key promotion in China

China's Communist Party has ended its four-day meeting with the promotion of Vice President Xi Jinping to a key military post. The World's Mary Kay Magistad covered the meeting of the ruling party's governing Central Committee in Beijing.

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China's Imperfect Transition

China is going through an unsually messy transition of power, punctuated by a murder trial, a disgraced politician, and a disappearing leader-in-waiting. People in China have a different perspective. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story.