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Yushu Earthquake (2010)

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  • Execution of Chinese street vendor sparks Internet outcry

    BEIJING -- Millions of Chinese took to the Internet to protest the execution of a 37-year-old vendor who had stabbed to death two municipal officials he said arrested and beat him for hawking meat skewers without a license. Xia Junfeng had argued that...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 23 – 29, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. It was a comeback for the ages this week in San Francisco, where the crew of Oracle Team USA celebrated after winning the 17th race of the America's Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand. The...
  • Twitter faces new pressure to boost global ad revenue

    SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television. The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...
  • Russia, Japan renew quest for elusive WWII peace treaty

    Russia, Japan renew quest for elusive WWII peace treaty
    World War II lingers for Russia and Japan. Nearly 68 years after the fighting ended, the two Asian powers have yet to sign a peace treaty. That could change now that the leaders of both countries have solid nationalist credentials and could pull off...
  • Taking the Kids: Including museum time on your next trip

    Taking the Kids: Including museum time on your next trip
    Wow! It's not easy to find a place that equally inspires kids and grown-ups, whatever their ages. Welcome to one of the most wonderful museums I've visited lately — The Musical Instrument Museum (http://www.themim.org) in Phoenix, Ariz. —...
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
  • Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team

    Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team
    Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
  • U. of C. professor helps measure altruism in children

    U. of C. professor helps measure altruism in children
    Generosity increased dramatically, albeit temporarily, among a group of 9-year-olds but declined among 6-year-olds soon after a major 2008 earthquake in China, according to an international team of researchers that included a University of Chicago...
  • Restaurants in China, U.S., Europe reflect global economy

    Restaurants in China, U.S., Europe reflect global economy
    Looking for evidence of China’s economic prowess, Europe’s malaise and consumer ennui in the U.S.? Use the international restaurant industry as a barometer, according to a report this week. China’s economy, coming off a period of...
  • 2013 Preakness Day entries and comments from Maryland Jockey Club

    2013 Preakness Day entries and comments from Maryland Jockey Club
    May. 18, Post Time: 10:45AM Entries and comments provided by the Maryland Jockey Club First - Purse $55,000, AOC $25,000-$20,000, 3 yo's & up, One And One Sixteenth Miles Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds 1 Aussi Austin, Rosario, R.Rodriguez, 3-1...
  • She was alone when he arrived with a cleaver

    "If I were a horse, someone would shoot me out of compassion," I said to no one in particular. I was lying on the living room floor seeking relief from an aching back. Two months earlier, clear air turbulence had nearly ended my career as an L.A.-based...