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The Swampby Mark Silva Mark this as the week in which one of the potential players for 2012 set out to brand herself: Sarah Palin, the "common-sense conservative.'' Three years from now -- think about that phrase a moment -- we'll......
The Swampby Mark Silva FOX News had to go to China to get President Barack Obama. When the traveling president sits for a round robin of television news interviews in Beijing, FOX's Major Garrett says he'll be in the loop of......
KickingTiresBMW is now confirming a timetable for the sale of its new Megacity vehicle, a small electric car. The company made the announcement today at the Beijing auto show in China. The Megacity will be sold under a sub-brand of......
Google's glasses may one day whisper in your ear an old acquaintance's name when you unexpectedly bump into them at a party. Google's car will drive itself in years — not decades. And what if Google's search engine could predict a question you...
William Daley called Wednesday from China about 11 p.m. Beijing time, saying "the crazy hours, long days and time lag" were "kind of getting to" him. Daley and World Business Chicago Vice Chairman Michael Sacks, a top adviser to Mayor Rahm Emanuel,...
LONDON — Someone else might have celebrated the end of the frustration with a scream or a cartwheel or a collapse on the track or goofy gestures. Someone else might have felt unburdened enough to let emotions go wild. Someone else, but not...
American VoicesOn his first foreign foray as China's new president, Xi Jinping visited Russia and then Tanzania, two countries with which China has frosty relations at best. "China and Russia, as the biggest neighbors of each other, share many commonalities," Xi...
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Victor Davis HansonFor all the Obama-era talk of decline, there is at least one reason why America probably won't, at least not quite yet. "Peak oil" and our "oil addiction" were supposed to have ensured that we ran out of either gas or the money to buy it. Now, suddenly,...
An American export has turned out to be a surprising hit in China: the McMansion. Though "McMansion" may not be the kindest term for this Chinese architectural phenomenon, that's the case: Wealthy locals in Beijing and other cities have become smitten...
Beijing has some seriously bad air. How bad? On a scale of 1 to 500, the United States Environmental Protection Agency says anything over 100 is unhealthy and anything above 400 is an emergency. Recently, the pollution index for Beijing hit 755. For...
Tags: Politics, Ai Weiwei, Beijing Games, Government, Human Rights
World Business Chicago Vice Chairman Michael Sacks and former Commerce Secretary William Daley leave Sunday on a six-day business mission to China, Sacks' first official foreign trip as a top adviser to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Sacks said that he and Daley...
The Hartford CourantOn foreign policy, President Barack Obama effectively posted a sign on the White House lawn last summer that said: Come back after Election Day. Now, the moment has arrived and the world's problems are lining up for Obama's attention. To manage the...
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