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People wearing protective masks ride bicycles in the morning on an extremely polluted day in Beijing, China December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon - RTX1XN9E

Environmental watchdog group monitors pollution in China

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In China, decades of rapid industrial growth have resulted in largely unrestricted environmental pollution affecting millions of people. Continue reading

A family takes a "selfie" next to a boy in front of a giant basket of flowers on display at Tiananmen Square for the upcoming 65th National Day celebrations on Wednesday, in Beijing, September 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY) - RTR483MH

China shifts from a one-child policy to two: Will families?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO After more than 30 years, China’s government has abandoned its one-child policy. China introduced the one-child policy in 1979 as a way to…read more

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Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?

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In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

U.S. President Barack Obama Visits China

China and U.S. pledge action on climate change

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China and the U.S. account for 45 percent of greenhouse gas emissions combined. Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei asks, “What is freedom?” in new exhibit

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A new art installation in America’s most notorious prison asks viewers to reconsider their concept of freedom. Continue reading

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