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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...
  • World stock markets mostly higher following China rate cut

    World stock markets were mostly higher Monday as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted sentiment following a lower estimate of U.S. economic growth last quarter. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 6,964.66...
  • Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

    Prince William presented China's president with an invitation from the queen for him to visit Britain this year, as the prince on Monday began the first official trip to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation. President Xi Jinping...
  • Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

    A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 28 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution. Hosted by former state television reporter...
  • Chinese shoppers latest target of Hong Kong protest anger

    Hong Kong police arrested nearly three dozen people Sunday after scuffles broke out in the latest protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers. Police officers drew batons and used pepper spray on the crowds after the demonstration...
  • Survey shows China manufacturing improving

    China's manufacturing activity improved in February for the first time in four months but export demand weakened, a survey released Monday showed. HSBC's manufacturing index based on a survey of factory purchasing managers rose to 50.7 from January's 49....
  • China's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February

    An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday. The latest monthly purchasing managers' index up to 49.9 from...
  • China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy

    China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, adding to signs the country's leaders are worried the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply. The People's Bank of China announced a rate cut on one-year loans by...
  • American ginseng has a loyal Chinese clientele

    American ginseng has a loyal Chinese clientele
    One of the most popular holiday gifts in China is ginseng, stamped with an unusual guarantee: 100% American. Few consumers are more faithful to American products than Chinese users of ginseng: the U.S. exported $77.3 million in ginseng roots last year,...