In a photo provided Saturday by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, center, the widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, holds a portrait of him during his funeral. She stands with Liu Hui, her younger brother (left) and Liu Xiaoxuan, the younger brother of her late husband, who is holding his cremated remains. AP hide caption

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Chinese Dissident And Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Dies At 61

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A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo, Norway, in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009. Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters display portraits of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Liu has expressed the wish to leave China for medical treatment, but the government has refused. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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As China's Strength Has Grown, So Has Its Unwillingness To Let Dissidents Leave

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China Less Willing To Send Dissidents Abroad Than Before

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Qinhuangdao's elevated bus, seen last month in this photo, will not move forward. The municipal government denied it had endorsed the project, and last month began dismantling the test site. VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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China's Elevated Bus Project Seemed Too Good To Be True — And It Was

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Traffic Solution Project In China Appears To Be An Investment Scam

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A new urban district and an annual big-data expo have arisen in recent years as the centerpiece of the high-tech industry in Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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A Remote Chinese Province Uses Its Climate To Grow A Big-Data Industry

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A driver uses his smartphone to pay the highway toll with Alipay, an app of Alibaba's online payment service, in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In China, A Cashless Trend Is Taking Hold With Mobile Payments

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U.S. To Declare China A Significant Human Trafficking Offender

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News Brief: Cost Of GOP's Health Bill, Travel Ban Gets A Reprieve

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A Huajian shoe factory, which has been investigated by labor activists, makes Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, among others, in China. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Detains Activist Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

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Morning News Brief: Americans Pessimistic About GOP Health Care, U.S.-German Tensions

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