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AP map shows South China Sea area of disputed claim.

US bombers fly over China air defense zone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. B-52 bombers flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a training mission Tuesday, defying new territorial claims laid out by Beijing over the weekend, according to several […]

11/26/2013

Visitors to the forbidden city carry children holding the Chinese national flags in Beijing, China, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Easing of China policy may not result in baby boom

BEIJING (AP) — Don’t expect a new Chinese baby boom, experts say, despite the first easing of the country’s strict one-child policy in three decades. Some 15 million to 20 million Chinese parents will be allowed […]

11/16/2013

In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2013, discarded television sets pile up in a scrap yard awaiting recycling in Zhuzhou city in south China's Hunan province. (AP Photo)

China recycling cleanup jolts global industry

BEIJING (AP) — China for years has welcomed the world’s trash, creating a roaring business in recycling and livelihoods for tens of thousands. Now authorities are clamping down on an industry that has helped the […]

10/03/2013

This July 16, 2013 file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Clinton to evaluate women’s rights across globe

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she plans to lead an effort to evaluate the progress women have made around the globe in becoming full and equal participants in society. The former secretary […]

09/25/2013

A computer user sits near displays with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the internet at an internet cafe in Beijing, China, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

China silencing famous Chinese bloggers

BEIJING (AP) — Bestselling Chinese author Murong Xuecun had nearly 4 million followers on his Twitter-like microblog. One day in May his account disappeared. So did his profiles on several other social media sites. No […]

08/19/2013

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers and policemen work at the terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport in Beijing, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Jianli)

Airport blast leads China to reflect on injustice

BEIJING (AP) — For eight years, motorcycle taxi driver Ji Zhongxing sought justice for what he said was a beating by city guards that left him paralyzed. It was his frustration, his brother said, that […]

07/22/2013

Map locates earthquake that struck Dingxi, China. (AP Photo)

Death toll in northwest China quake rises to 89

BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers with shovels and sniffer dogs combed through collapsed hillsides Tuesday as the death toll rose to 89 from a strong earthquake in a farming region of northwest China. Another five people […]

07/22/2013

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers clear the debris of a damaged house in quake-hit Majiagou Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Monday, July 22, 2013.  (AP Photo/Xinhua, Guo Gang)

Quake in arid northwest China kills at least 75

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming area in northwest China sparked landslides and destroyed or damaged thousands of brick-and-mud homes Monday, killing at least 75 people and injuring more […]

07/22/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Strong, shallow earthquake hits western China

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake has hit a moderately populated western province in China. No information on damage was immediately available. The government’s earthquake monitoring center said the quake struck at 7:34 a.m. Monday […]

07/21/2013

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers and policemen work at the terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport in Beijing, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Jianli)

Bomb detonated at Beijing airport; 1 injured

BEIJING (AP) — A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal at Beijing’s main airport on Saturday evening, injuring himself but no one else, Chinese […]

07/20/2013

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