Fed up with child kidnapping epidemic, Chinese citizens fight back
New alarm systems, iPhone apps, and death-penalty campaigns all aim to stem the flow of missing children.
China's Alibaba joins list of retailers to ban products with Confederate flag imagery
Company called the merchandise ethnically and racially offensive.
It's time for China and the US to have a talk
The world's two megapowers have not been feeling very chummy lately, which is why it's particularly important that today, high officials from the countries meet in Washington.
Smog city? Actually, Beijing's skies are prettier than wherever you are right now
It's the other 364 days of gray that will get to you ...
China's ex-security chief jailed for life at secret trial
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was jailed for life at a secret trial Thursday, the highest ranking ex-official prosecuted by Beijing for corruption in decades.
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang jailed for life at secret trial
He's the highest ranking Chinese ex-official to be investigated for corruption in decades.
In China, you can go to jail for photoshopping the president
Caricatures of Xi Jinping as a steamed bun, mustachioed man, and Nazi are strictly verboten.
More than 390 confirmed dead in China ship sinking
Only 14 people have been confirmed alive out of the 456 — mostly tourists aged over 60 — on board when the 'Eastern Star' rapidly sunk on the Yangtze river in a storm on Monday.
It may be time to disconnect and move to the woods
Between NSA surveillance and foreign hackers, it's hard to imagine that any of our information is private any more.
Chinese officials end rescue operations for 'Eastern Star' boat victims
If no more survivors are found, the tragedy will be China's worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years.
Rescue hopes fade for hundreds missing from China ship
So far only 14 people have been found alive. Hundreds have yet to be found.
A cruise ship carrying 458 people has capsized on the Yangtze river
The captain and chief engineer, who managed to survive, said the ship was hit by a tornado.
China launches campaign to snuff out smoking in Beijing
Anyone who breaks the law three times will also be named and shamed on a government website.
China tells workplaces they must have Communist Party units
China has passed a regulation ensuring government organizations and private companies have Communist Party units so that party policy can be implemented across society.
China’s premier is visiting Latin America. This is what he’s after
Li Keqiang is inking huge deals and making nice in an area the US once regarded as its 'backyard.'
Desperate Chinese are turning to mass suicide to get their government's attention
This tactic of last resort is shockingly common.
China's president in Pakistan to unveil $46 billion investment plan
The vast majority of the money will go towards energy projects.
Old Chinese women can't stop won't stop dancing in the streets
Many Chinese find them loud and annoying. But despite a promised crackdown, the government can't seem to stop them.
The US isn’t the only country that sentences innocent people to death
40 percent of the world's capital punishment nations realized they had the wrong suspects last year, a new Amnesty International report finds.
Almost all the nations trying to keep Iran from a nuclear bomb have lots of nuclear bombs
With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
I wanted to look like a K-Pop star. So I went to a plastic surgery clinic
Here is the story — and the before and after photos of my transformation.
The Chinese government is obliterating this hugely popular comedian
His crime? Belonging to the wrong political clique.
Check out these empowering portraits of drag queens in China
They're one sign popular views on gender identity might be changing.
Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violence
The large-scale rally Sunday was the first since demonstrations rocked the global financial hub late last year.
China's latest bribery and sex scandals involve schoolgirls and Party officials
Forced child sex in return for business favors.
China expresses concern after protests at Myanmar mine
Police fired on angry villagers Monday, killing a woman and wounding 20.
China fails in bid to block UN meeting on North Korea
China failed on Monday to block the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's dismal rights record.
Here's what's next for Hong Kong's embattled democracy movement
Protest leaders seek to keep pressure on the government, without alienating a weary public.
Chinese meth bust smells a lot like ‘Breaking Bad’
Unemployed family man seized the opportunity, got busted, but ended up a folk hero.
Hong Kong student leaders banned from protest site after clashes
Two protest leaders were banned from a large area in Hong Kong as a condition of bail after they were arrested during scuffles with police.
It ain't easy being green in the world's most polluted city
But it is possible to grow your own produce and eat organic despite toxic air and water.