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A man walks past a TikTok sign at the International Artificial Products Expo in Hangzhou, China, on October 2019.

TikTok-owner ByteDance is reportedly mulling a sale of the hit app as US lawmakers raise national security concerns

US lawmakers have called for investigations of the app and its parent company, saying its handling of user data represents a national security threat.
Dark clouds pass over downtown Miami.

Scientists say these 11 major cities could become unlivable within 80 years

Some of the world's most popular cities could experience unbearable living conditions because of climate change.
Pangu Plaza in Beijing.

A Beijing skyscraper that’s meant to look like a dragon and previously belonged to a fugitive billionaire just sold for $734 million — a m...

Pangu Plaza is a 629-foot-tall building that was designed by architect Li Zuyuan. It was built to resemble a dragon.
President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, on August 15, 2019.

Trump looked up at the sky and said ‘I am the chosen one’ while talking about his trade war with China

Trump said life would be easier if he wasn't locked in the trade war with Beijing but that someone had to take on China for unfair trade practices.

A Republican leader spoke out in support of the pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, but some say he’s actually hurting the cause

Some experts say Rep. Kevin McCarthy's comments on the Hong Kong protesters' support for the US could hurt the pro-democracy cause.
Armored police vehicles heading into Shenzhen, a city neighboring Hong Kong, in footage released Monday.

Beijing condemns ‘radical Hong Kong protesters’ as state media releases videos of armed police and armored vehicles assembling nearby

Responding to the demonstrations, Beijing called for swift punishment, "without leniency, without mercy," as armed police assembled nearby.
People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers take part in a performance during an open day of Stonecutters Island naval base, in Hong Kong, China, June 30, 2019.

A top Chinese diplomat warns of ‘disastrous’ consequences of the US making China an enemy

This came as the Trump administration approved the sale of $2.2 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, enraging the Chinese government.

Beijing just finished construction on its massive new international airport — here’s what it looks like

The new Beijing international airport will handle 72 million passengers by 2025, and 100 million by 2040.

Trump said China showed ‘the power of strength’ when talking about the Tiananmen Square massacre in a 1990 Playboy interview

Pro-democracy student demonstrators were massacred 30 years ago today. The exact number of victims is unknown, but it could be in the thousands.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Biden campaigns in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Trump doesn’t seem worried about the collapse of the China trade deal, and it could be because it gives him a way to attack Biden

President Trump in ramping up his trade war with China a chance to do real damage to his Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden.