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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...
  • China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market

    China has reportedly decided to bar new initial public offerings of stock and create a fund to stabilize its stock market, which has been roiled by a wave of selloffs. Twenty one Chinese securities companies, in a joint statement released Saturday,...
  • Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade

    Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago....
  • Hundreds march in Istanbul in support of Uighurs

    Hundreds of people have marched in Istanbul to protest against China's treatment of its minority Muslim Uighur community. The group, which has cultural ties to Turkey, has complained of cultural and religious suppression under Chinese rule. The...
  • Dalai Lama's 80th birthday invites celebration and contemplation

     Dalai Lama's 80th birthday invites celebration and contemplation
    To hear the Dalai Lama laugh, his face lighting up in a beatific smile, it is easy to forget the cascade of disasters endured by the Tibetan Buddhist movement over the course of his life. Yet the list is long, and growing longer, as an ascendant China...
  • Vietnam Communist Party chief to make first US visit

    The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said Friday he hopes...
  • China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 3, collapses homes

    A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that shook China's far-western region of Xinjiang killed three people, injured 71 and collapsed thousands of houses, officials said Saturday. The quake hit Pishan county in the Hotan region of Xinjiang early Friday. Earlier...
  • World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges

    World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as government efforts failed to reassure panicky investors. KEEPING SCORE: European stocks were mixed, with France's CAC 40...
  • Naperville kids showcase Chinese culture

    Naperville kids showcase Chinese culture
    Naperville kids recently showcased the color, pageantry and language of China for an audience that included their parents and dignitaries with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Chicago. About 30 students in fourth through eighth grades spent 90...