Majorities of residents in 22 countries approve of China's leadership. All of those countries,except for Pakistan and Tajikistan,are in Africa. Approval of China's leadership is highest in Mali, where 86 percent give Beijing the nod. Residents in 63 countries are more likely to approve than disapproveof China's leadership.
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday that Chinese real estate investments in the city should be viewed positively because they "help create and sustain" cities like the Big Apple.
The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev began Tuesday, less than two weeks after prosecutors convicted Tsarnaev on all 30 counts tied to the 2013 deadly blasts.
US President Barack Obama receives a commemorative jersey from Ohio State team captains Doran Grant (L) and Curtis Grant (R) as he plays host to the reigning NCAA football champion Buckeyes at a reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington April 20, 2015.