Li Yan was initially sentenced to death in a case that sparked a debate over domestic violence.
The stage is set for a new round of political deadlock in the Chinese territory.
After her release from detention, Li Tingting, 25, said she would continue her struggle for justice for women in China.
China said the Dalai Lama should seek forgiveness and accept Tibet has been part of China “since antiquity” and then work out what to do with the rest of his life.
A property market slump has weighed heavily, with growth slipping to 7 percent in the first quarter of 2015.
The detentions had caused outrage and threatened to cast a shadow over President Xi’s September U.S. trip.
China plans to recruit 10 million members of the Communist Party’s youth wing to spread “positive energy” on the Internet — by praising the government.
Many people are wondering how a country that critics say repressed its people in preparation for the 2008 Games could even be in the running for a second Olympics so soon afterward.
A talent show host is in trouble after a video goes viral showing him mocking Mao Zedong at a private dinner.
A coal boom has polluted grasslands, depleted lakes and driven people from their land.