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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...
  • Germany¿s Federal Foreign Office: Obama vs. Romney

    Germany¿s Federal Foreign Office: Obama vs. Romney
    Our group of RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellows was afforded the tremendous opportunity to visit the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin and listen to a speech from Mr. David Schwake, Deputy Director for the transatlantic cooperation at the office.   Schwake...
  • Rooster Ruckus In Chester: A Lesson For Kids

    Rooster Ruckus In Chester: A Lesson For Kids
    Over the last few weeks, residents in the small town of Chester have been embroiled in a Rooster Beef. A husband and wife had proposed a ban on keeping noisy livestock - such as chickens and roosters - in residential neighborhoods.   An extremely...
  • Beijing says one third of its pollution comes from outside the city

    BEIJING (Reuters) - About a third of the air pollution in China's smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog. Chen Tian, chief of the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, said...
  • China blames France's Veolia for supervision flaws in tap water pollution case

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has blamed French utility Veolia Environnement for "supervision problems" in its water quality standards after authorities said a cancer-inducing chemical had been found in tap water supplied by the firm at 20 times above...
  • China stresses need for stability at first meeting of new security council

    (This story corrects Xi's comments in the eighth paragraph to clarify he meant building up China's military power to make the country rich) BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping held the first meeting of a new national security commission on...
  • China's dim view of dogs

    China's dim view of dogs
    For as long as I can recall, a three-legged miniature poodle and her owners have lived several floors above my Shanghai apartment. Despite her disability, she's much beloved by everyone in my 25-story building, and always elicits coos and smiles in the...
  • China economic growth slows to 18-month low in first quarter

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 18 months in the first quarter of 2014, official data showed on Wednesday, with signs of waning momentum already prompting limited government action to steady the world's second-largest...
  • China statistics bureau: Q1 GDP growth still within targeted range

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth in the first quarter was within range, and the employment situation remained stable and inflation under control, the statistics bureau said on Wednesday. "Although economic growth slowed in the first quarter,...