September 24, 2011 In a village near Beijing, Little Donkey Farm is trying to rebuild a tradition of organic farming in the world's most populous country. It builds on thousands of years of Chinese history, but it's also inspired by American experiences.
September 15, 2011 Dr. Oz isn't the only one whose testing has turned up arsenic in apple juice. But his methods have been challenged, and the Food and Drug Administration maintains the drink remains safe to consume.
August 19, 2011 One day after brawling on the court, team members and coaches shook hands. They're due to play again on Sunday.
August 18, 2011 An exhibition basketball game between Georgetown University's Hoyas and theBayi Rockets descended into a brawl and then a full-on melee Thursday, one day after visiting Vice President Joe Biden stopped by to watch Georgetown play another team, the Shanxi Brave Dragons.
August 18, 2011 In what may be metaphors for the edgy U.S.-China relationship, two high-profile American visits to Beijing were marred by pushing and in one case actual fighting between representatives of the U.S. and Chinese. One incident involved pushing and shoving between U.S. and Chinese officials at an appearance by Vice President Biden.
August 17, 2011 China said reports that it inspected and took a sample of the remnants of a stealth helicopter used in the bin Laden raid were "groundless" and "ridiculous."
August 15, 2011 Sources tell The Financial Times and The New York Times that Chinese engineers were given a chance to examine the top-secret stealth aircraft. Pakistan denies the reports.
August 4, 2011 News of a city's ban on dogs hit media outlets in the U.S. and England Wednesday. Now it seems that the outrage of animal lovers in Jiangmen and elsewhere in China prompted government officials to reconsider the ban, which would have led to the killing of thousands of dogs.
August 3, 2011 Officials in Jiangmen are banning residents from keeping dogs, according to Chinese media. In one week, owners can begin taking their dogs to drop-off centers, where they will be either adopted by residents of rural areas or euthanized.
July 13, 2011 The Internet, as you may have noticed, just seems to keep on growing. But not in China — in fact, Chinese officials said that the country had 41 percent fewer sites at the end of 2010 than existed one year earlier — mostly the result of government restrictions.
June 27, 2011 Today on Talk of the Nation, NPR's Rob Gifford reflects on ten years in China, the gay marriage decision in New York, Sophia Nelson debunks myths about successful black women, and NPR's Linda Holmes warns culture junkies they'll never be able to get to it all.
June 22, 2011 The world famous artist had been detained since April. He's known for his efforts to expose social injustice. The official news agency claims he has confessed to avoiding taxes.
June 8, 2011 With China's rapid rise as an exporter of food to the U.S., a consumer group is calling for tougher quality checks and higher standards to make sure the products are safe.