The Washington Post

The most interesting part of President Obama's U.N. speech was what he didn't say.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Sep 24, 2014
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Meat and food scandals are killing McDonald's and KFC's reputation in China.

A new book about China's "resource quest" looks at the country's search for raw materials overseas — and how that's upending the global economy.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Feb 13, 2014
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Last year, China added far more fossil-fuel capacity than it did solar, wind, hydro, and nuclear power combined.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jan 30, 2014
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These days, they're mostly salespeople for American business.

China's renminbi is now the No. 2 currency for global trade finance. Here's why that matters for the global economy.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 3, 2013
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Lawmakers are hurting scientific research in the United States. On the other hand, China is still nowhere near catching up.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Oct 17, 2013
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The face of American labor goes to a place that's posed its biggest challenge.

China currently has plans to build synthetic gas plants to curtail air pollution in the cities. Scientists warn that could have huge unintended consequences.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Sep 26, 2013
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Over the past three decades, the U.S. and Europe have pared back their oil use, but the world as a whole keeps using more.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 26, 2013
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The latest investigation into JPMorgan's hiring practices is part of a bigger shift in how the U.S. government deals with corruption.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 19, 2013
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"China will spend $275 billion over the next five years improving air quality—roughly the same as the GDP of Hong Kong."

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 12, 2013
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As for China, well, they "only showed hesitation and weakness."

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 8, 2013
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U.S. ports are way less productive than Asia's, which makes everything more expensive.

UK internet service providers will start filtering porn soon. Similar measures in other countries haven't worked out so well.

Patrick Chovanec explains how the world's second-biggest economy can fix itself.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jul 16, 2013
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A new study finds that particulate pollution from coal burning in north China is far deadlier than anyone realized.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jul 8, 2013
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A medical device manufacturer was taken hostage in his own Chinese factory, which makes sense in a place where workers have few options.

China is getting ready to test out restrictions on carbon emissions in seven different cities this year. But researchers have spotted a potential flaw.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jun 12, 2013
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China, mobile devices, and online sharing are all on the rise.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 6, 2013
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