Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson indicate need for new regulation of banking industry.
A month before athletes from around the world will gather in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, the BBC has found that the city still fails to meet international air-quality standards set by the World Health Organization.
Ahead of Beijing Olympics, the international group Justice for North Korea hopes to press China to accept North Korean refugees as defectors, not migrants.
Two cases have the nation on edge. While the government goes after an ultranationalist gang, prosecutors want to ban the ruling party on charges of Islamist subversion.
Under cover of darkness, gardeners plant and maintain neglected plots of public land.
Some find the city's new classically designed monument beautiful; others say it reflects a cultural inferiority complex.