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Gu Kailai, wife of fallen Communist Party politician Bo Xilai, was sentenced to death for murder of a British businessman but the sentence was commuted.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner are in China this morning. They're supposed to be talking about issues like trade. But instead, everyone's focused on a blind Chinese dissident who took refuge at the U.S. embassy in Beijing and is now asking for asylum in the United States.
Shanghai bureau chief Rob Schmitz discusses the impact of the scandal involving China's charismatic and disgraced Communist party official Bo Xilai, and what it means for the country's future.