Tariffs proposed by the Trump administration could impact everything from soybeans to machinery and equipment.

Jitters on Wall Street as the U.S.-China trade war escalates. What it could mean for your wallet.

Illinois farmers are hoping for progress in Washington, where the U.S. and China have begun a second round of trade talks.

A reporter researching his family history tells an intimate story of China’s modernization. Scott Tong discusses his new book “A Village with My Name.”


Tensions over trade restrictions heat up as China responds with tariffs of its own on more than 100 U.S. products.

China faces steep tariffs for allegedly stealing U.S. intellectual property. Is a trade war in the offing?

Chinese New Year celebrations take place around the globe each year, including London. (Paul / Flickr)

Friday marks the start of the Chinese New Year and ushers in the Year of the Dog. We discuss the history and traditions of the vibrant holiday and festival.

China’s most prominent environmental activist talks about the country’s pollution crisis.

(Ken Teegardin / Flickr)

The stock market took a tumble Thursday as China’s stock market dropped 7 percent overnight and crude oil prices dropped to their lowest level in more than a decade. But what does that mean for investment portfolios? “Chicago Tonight” talks with three financial experts.

The Dow Jones took a nosedive this morning, dropping more than 1,000 points when trading opened. The markets recovered some of their losses, but investors still appear rattled by disappointing economic news from China. We'll hear what to expect in the days to come and how it might affect your day-to-day life from three economic experts.

The Field Museum of Natural History unveils its newest permanent exhibition, the Cyrus Tang Hall of China.

Former Chicago Reporter Visits Chicago Tonight

What does China's rising economic and political clout on the world stage mean for the United States? The New Yorker writer Evan Osnos visits Chicago Tonight to talk about China's rising status and his new book. Read an excerpt from Age of Ambition

We talk with Chicago Tribune’s Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Blair Kamin about the article series, “Designed in Chicago, Made in China” that details the rapid urbanization of China and the role Chicago architects play in the expansion. View a slideshow of China's urbanization efforts.

How to honor your grandmother without getting in trouble with the government. A Chicagoan's new book tells revealing stories from China's Cultural Revolution.

The daughter of a high-ranking Chinese government official has written an autobiography about her family's struggle for survival during the Cultural Revolution. Her story has now been made into a documentary. We talk with Chicagoan Jian Ping.

Elizabeth Brackett

For the third year in a row, Chicago Tonight's own Elizabeth Brackett won the World Triathlon Championship in her age group.