After failed attempts with Chinese surrogates, Tony Jiang and his wife now have three children, thanks to an American surrogate. Aly Song/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Shanghai government has banned the use of taxi-booking apps such as Kuaidi Dache during rush hour. Here, a Shanghai resident displays the app on his smartphone in Shanghai, on Jan. 23. Imagine China/Corbis hide caption

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Parts of 221B Baker Street have a shrine-like quality and feature photos of Benedict Cumberbatch, the handsome British actor who plays Holmes on the BBC series Sherlock. Ninety-percent of the customers are women. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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People in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming lined up 15 deep on Sunday night to donate blood for the more than 140 people who were injured in the mass knife attack at the city's rail station. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Elephant tusks are displayed in October after being seized by customs officials in Hong Kong. The 189 tusks, worth $1.5 million, were hidden in soybean sacks in a shipping container. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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The majority of patrons at Shanghai's Fortune Cookie restaurant are foreigners, particularly Americans who crave the American-Chinese food they grew up with but can't find in China. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Falun Gong practitioners watch a video at the Masanjia re-education through labor camp in northeast China's Liaoning province on May 22, 2001. John Leicester/AP hide caption

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