Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen waves to members during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill back in February in Washington, D.C.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report, uncertainty and Janet Yellen

Oct 2, 2015
Cardiff Garcia and Sabri Ben-Achour join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, jobs report, Janet Yellen, debt ceiling, China
The town square of Chongli, which will host the alpine events at the 2022 Olympics. Since the announcement that China would host the 2022 Games, the town, population 120,000, has been flooded with investors who are buying up property hoping to cash in on

Olympic Village: A Chinese ski town becomes a boomtown

Sep 30, 2015
But homes and a farming village in the way will be wiped off the map to make room.
Posted In: China, Olympics, tourism
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping toast during a state luncheon for China at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Friday. The U.S. and China have reached an agreement on cybertheft.

Weekly Wrap: Volkswagen, interest rates and cybertheft

Sep 25, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Nela Richardson join Adriene Hill to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, China, U.S., cybersecurity, interest rates, Volkswagen
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a joint press conference with U.S. President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Both China and the U.S. have outlined steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

China has a cap-and-trade model: the U.S.

Sep 25, 2015
The system reduced American utilities' sulphur emissions by 70 percent.
Posted In: cap and trade, carbon emissions, climate change, China

China to unveil cap-and-trade program to cut emissions

Sep 25, 2015
The presidents of the world's two largest economies will unveil the plan Friday.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, cap and trade
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives on an Air China Boeing in Seattle, Washington on Tuesday, beginning his one-week visit to the U.S.

What happens when 1 billion Chinese start to fly?

Sep 23, 2015
Boeing moves to challenge Airbus in China's burgeoning aviation market.
Posted In: China, Boeing, flights

Concerns overshadow Xi's meeting with U.S. tech CEOs

Sep 23, 2015
China's government is requiring the companies to sign a compliance pledge.
Posted In: Xi Jinping, China, NSA leaks
Chinese President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan wave to the crowd as they arrive in the United States for a one-week visit.

President Xi Jinping talks business in Seattle

Sep 22, 2015
What do U.S. firms dreaming of expansion in China hope to get from the visit?
Posted In: China, China's Economy, Xi Jinping, Seattle
Uber is expanding a carpooling service to India.

Uber expands its reach abroad

Sep 22, 2015
But it has to compete with other pre-established services in the markets it enters.
Posted In: Uber, ride sharing, India, China

For Xi Jinping's U.S. Visit, it's money before politics

Sep 22, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle today for a week-long state visit.
Posted In: Xi Jinping, China, cyber attacks