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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...
  • Malaysia declares missing Flight 370 an accident to allow compensation; families want evidence

    Malaysia's government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on Thursday and said all those on board were presumed dead, paving the way for compensation claims but angering victims' families still waiting for evidence...
  • Malaysia declares loss of Flight MH370 an accident to help families

    Malaysia's government on Thursday officially declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing last March, an accident. The official declaration by the country's Department of Civil Aviation should clear the way for the...
  • Criticism of Alibaba highlights tougher government scrutiny of China's private companies

    For years, Alibaba faced complaints it failed to stamp out sales of counterfeit goods on its e-commerce websites. But Chinese regulators stayed silent, apparently reluctant to disrupt the rise of an Internet star even as they accused foreign automakers,...
  • Alibaba shares tumble on 4Q revenue miss, jitters over Chinese government criticism

    Alibaba's Group shares dropped 10 percent on Thursday after the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse reported holiday-quarter revenue that surged 40 percent but missed analyst expectations. It was the second day of stock decline following news Wednesday that...
  • At top US colleges, a push for more economic diversity among students from China

    Yupei Guo does not fit the mold of the traditional Ivy League student from China: Her journalist parents are neither rich nor members of the governing elite. Growing up, she thought the cost would make it impossible for her to attend one of the famed...
  • Facebook has more users than China has people

    Facebook has more users than China has people
    With 1.39 billion active monthly users, Facebook claims more people than the Republic of China, the worlds most populous country. The impressive feat was highlighted the company's 2014 fourth quarter earnings announcement Wednesday.  The social...
  • Obama's 'lead from behind' strategy has US in full retreat

    "Leading from behind." A White House official coined that phrase in 2011 to describe President Obama's Libyan policy. His political opponents quickly seized on that characterization as an apt metaphor for how the president conducts foreign policy....
  • Malaysia formally declares dead all people aboard MH370

    KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Thursday officially declared dead the 239 people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared in March, allowing the bereaved to claim compensation. After 327 days and based on all available data, it was highly unlikely...