Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping met with Vice President Biden and President Obama on Tuesday. The leader-in-waiting came to discuss economics and other irritants between China and the US, including human rights and defense issues.
Ji Xinping, the heir apparent in Chinese government, is visiting old friends in Muscatine, Iowa, this week. The last time he stopped by was in 1985 as part of an agricultural trade mission. Mayor DeWayne Hopkins is looking forward to making him the only person to receive two keys to the city.
Melissa Block speaks with Eric Heginbotham — senior political scientist at RAND — about China's military capability today, how it's developed over time and what the Chinese make of ramped-up attention from the US.
In just a few weeks, most of the United States will shift back to daylight saving time, but that won't be happening in Russia. President Dmitry Medvedev has put the country on permanent summer time, and many Russians are not pleased with the late sunrise in winter.
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