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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?


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?


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

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China and U.S. pledge action on climate change


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


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

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Hong Kong protests for greater democracy


A Chinese government proposal to limit voting rights in Hong Kong has spurred hundreds of thousands of protesters to fill the streets this week. Continue reading

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