May 29, 2012 In America, Cubs fans are hoping a goat will reverse the team's long-standing bad luck. In China, fans are cheering a little dog that ran along as cyclists rode 1,100 miles and over 12 mountains.
May 25, 2012 NPR's Frank Langfitt can't get over how much things have changed for movie fans such as him. In only a decade or so, China's theaters have gone high-tech. And they've gotten expensive.
May 23, 2012 The rule, instituted to improve sanitation, applies to bathrooms in tourist spots such as parks, railway stations, supermarkets and malls.
May 17, 2012 Chinese authorities have his completed application now, and have indicated that Chen and his family may get their passports within about two weeks. But Chen says he hasn't gotten a firm promise.
May 9, 2012 There are few opportunities for blind people in China. So to have trained himself in the law and to have become a leading activist says a lot about his strength of character.
May 3, 2012 Hundreds of people who are concerned about his safety have uploaded photos of themselves wearing sunglasses — a show of solidarity with the Chinese activist, who is blind and is normally seen in dark glasses. The campaign keeps building.
April 30, 2012 With Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner due in China for economic talks that start on Thursday, the two countries are talking about Chen Guangcheng, who escaped from house arrest earlier this month.
March 28, 2012 A small but growing number of Tibetans have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule over their homeland. The latest happened in New Delhi, where China's president is visiting.
March 27, 2012 Increasingly angry about Chinese rule, a small but steadily growing number of Tibetans are choosing to protest by setting themselves on fire. Many Tibetans say they admire such actions — support that experts say means more such protests are likely.