Xi ready to point way on climate
For the first time, the Chinese president will attend and address the opening ceremony of the UN climate conference, joining an unprecedented gathering of world leaders to push for a pact to curb global warming.
Probes of securities firms drag down market
Announcements that major Chinese securities firms are under investigation for alleged rule violations triggered a market sell-off on Friday amid investors' concerns about the firms' business prospects.
Former Gymnast Sang Lan: Hero or Liar?
A report from China's official Xinhua News Agency has now cast doubt on Sang Lan's story, saying new evidence has suggested the foreign coach did not distract her. Instead, he was the first person to offer help to Sang after she lost balance and fell onto the mat.