As President Obama meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, many experts hope this will be the start of something new: regular high-level contacts. History shows it is always dangerous when established powers face rising powers.
With Amazon reportedly moving into the online grocery delivery arena, Audie Cornish speaks with industry analyst Bill Bishop of the consulting group Brick Meets Click, about what the online giant stands to gain or lose with its latest foray.
About 55 million years ago, a teacup-sized critter in China was helping to pave the way for apes and humans. This insect-eater had fingernails and stereo vision, a newly described fossil suggests. And it weighed just 1 ounce.
The Myanmar opposition leader is being criticized for cooperating with the former military rulers who kept her under house arrest for nearly two decades. But supporters say she is trying to show she has what it takes to lead the nation.