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Bob Woodruff: What Happened When I Went to the Alleged ISIS Breeding Ground in China
As we drove through the streets of Yarkand, a desert oasis town in China’s far western province of Xinjiang , police and counter- terrorism forces line almost every corner. Our cameras are kept close to our chests, out of sight, because despite official laws allowing journalists to travel here
AP Interview: Chinese Lawyer Not Giving up Despite Torture
One of China's best-known dissident lawyers says his newly published memoir is his latest act of resistance to show he has not been silenced by years of solitary confinement and torture
Five Issues Looming Large Over Chinese President's State Visit
The visit of Pope Francis to Washington this week brought pomp and circumstance to the White House along with cheers and chants from massive crowds throughout the nation’s capital. However, it largely overshadowed what will no doubt be a more tense, and arguably more critical meeting between two
Senators Blast China Over Female Detainees
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has written a letter to China 's ambassador to the United States protesting five female activists’ continued detention in China. In the letter written to Chinese ambassador Cui Tiankai on Tuesday, potential 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla.,
China’s New Year’s Resolution: No More Harvesting Executed Prisoners’ Organs
China appears set today to end its controversial, decades-long practice of harvesting organs from the bodies of prisoners executed by the state, according to state-run media. “Starting from January 1, China will end its reliance on the organs of executed prisoners for transplantation,” the Chinese
McDonald's Murder Sparks Chinese Cult Crackdown
In the wake of a brutal murder by members of a religious sect, the Chinese government is renewing its crackdown on cults. State-run publications, such as the Xinhua News Agency, are producing a steady stream of articles alarming citizens to the dangers of religious cults , known in Chinese as
Hillary Clinton Asked About 2016 In 'One of the Cleverest' Ways Yet
During an event in New York City on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton was asked the predicable question about 2016 – but in an unpredictable way. “Were you to run for president in 2016, would you consider Elizabeth Warren or Julian Castro for your running mate?” ABC’s...
Woman Goes From Part-Time Filmmaker to Full-Time Crusader for Chinese Orphans
ABC News’ Suzanne Yeo and Bianna Golodryga report: Jenny Bowen may appear to be an ordinary person, but to many, she is anything but. Bowen has devoted herself to reforming China’s orphanage system. In her new book, “Wish You Happy Forever: What China’s Orphans Taught...
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, March 10, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Janine Elliot FOREIGN POLICY ABC News’ Benjamin Bell: ...