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  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
  • Connecticut in the Midst of an Insect War

    Connecticut in the Midst of an Insect War
    More than 13,000 foreign killers were turned loose in Connecticut this summer, an airborne army of assassins unleashed to take down a very special enemy. The killers are known as "parasitoid" wasps. Their only target is the emerald ash borer, an...
  • Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
  • Chinese president promotes regional vision at Boao Forum

    Chinese President Xi Jinping argued Saturday for strong China-led efforts to promote Asian economic and political cooperation while opening a major regional economic conference. Xi delivered the keynote address at the Boao Forum on Hainan island in the...
  • US isolated as allies line up to join China-led bank

    U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power. South Korea, one of America's...
  • Family issues add to Hong Kong leader's public relations problems

    Family issues add to Hong Kong leader's public relations problems
    It was almost like a scene out of a Disney movie, a princess-crying-in-a-castle shot. In this case, though, it was none other than the daughter of top Hong Kong official Leung Chun-ying, who was seen weeping on the balcony of a grand old colonial building...
  • Sri Lanka's Sirisena meets China's Xi amid new look at ties

    Sri Lanka's new president held talks Thursday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid a push to recalibrate his predecessor's strongly pro-China policies and a review of major Chinese projects in the island nation. Maithripala Sirisena and Xi reaffirmed...
  • China: Bailes de ancianas tropiezan con vecinos y normas

    Zhang Jinsu, de 60 años, gira y se mueve con otras dos docenas de "abuelas bailarinas" cada noche en una plaza del centro de Beijing, en ocasiones deslizándose como una mariposa sobre el pavimento, y en otras marchando con un rifle de plástico. Pero...
  • China to invite foreign militaries to take part in parade

    In an unusual step, China's insular military will invite foreign armed forces to take part in a lavish military parade in Beijing this fall marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan in World War II, an official said Thursday. Defense Ministry...
  • Philippines says China rushing construction in disputed sea

    The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday that China has been rushing construction projects, including massive land reclamation, in the disputed South China Sea in hopes of forestalling any legal moves against its vast territorial claims. Foreign...
  • Why China is passing us by

    Why China is passing us by
    On the surface, it is the best of times in Washington and the worst of times in Beijing. The U.S. capital is a pristine monument to world power; Beijing is cloaked in industrial pollution and dust storms from failed agriculture programs to the west....