On Nov. 15, the new Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party – the group that rules China presented itself to the world. Here are the bios of the seven men who take the reins of China.
State media reports some 14 police in southern China, including one director, were suspended after beating up journalists tipped off to the kind of luxury banquet President Xi Jinping is trying to curtail.
As typhoon Utor approached, Hong Kong closed offices, schools, and transportation services; shut down the stock market; and canceled or delayed 200 flights. Utor was this year's strongest typhoon before it crossed the Philippines earlier this week, where it left at least six dead.
Black pepper beef is a weeknight-quick classic Chinese stir fry. Onion, fresh ginger, red bell pepper, celery, garlic and lots of black pepper offer plenty of flavor. The Pepper Project helps Cambodian pepper farmers and communities.