Politics Aug 23

A Chinese flag is seen in front of containers at the Yangshan Deep-Water Port, an automated cargo wharf, in Shanghai. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. and China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

The United States and China went ahead with tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other's automobiles, factory machinery and other goods Thursday in an escalation of a battle over Beijing's technology policy that companies worry will chill global…

World Jul 26

People wait outside the U.S. embassy, near the site of a blast in Beijing, China. Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters
Man explodes small bomb outside US Embassy in Beijing

Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police vehicles surrounding the embassy shortly after the incident. Apart from a heightened security presence, the scene outside appeared to be normal by early afternoon.

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