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  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • Yang ties Wie for U.S. Women's Open lead

    Yang ties Wie for U.S. Women's Open lead
    Even though sole possession of the lead slipped away from Michelle Wie in the third round of the 69th U.S. Women's Open, she said she's at ease going into the final round. Amy Yang of South Korea shot 2-under 68 and took advantage of Wie's three-hole...
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal

    U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal
    Yesterday in one sentence: Germany and Ghana played to a thrilling 2-2 draw, leading me and many others to wonder whether this means the U.S., which played poorly and still beat Ghana 2-1, is better than I thought, or whether Portugal, who was smoked 4-...
  • Where to watch today's World Cup action, including U.S.-Portugal match

    Caught a World Cup fever but don't have a television? Don't fret. You've got options. The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is hosting a free viewing of Sunday's match between the U.S. and Portugal. The game, which has huge implications for...
  • Wie wins U.S. Women's Open for first major

    The Sports Xchange Wie wins U.S. Women's Open for first major PINEHURST, N.C. -- Michelle Wie won her first major championship, using an eagle to fend off a charge from the world's top-ranked female player on the way to Sunday's victory in the U.S....
  • Quick strikes propel Algeria past South Korea

    Quick strikes propel Algeria past South Korea
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Algeria struck three times in a span of 12 first-half minutes on Sunday en route to a comfortable 4-2 destruction of South Korea at the Estadio Beira-Rio. Islam Slimani opened the scoring for Algeria after 26 minutes and Rafik...
  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • Learn from others to revive American exceptionalism

    As America is celebrating her 238th birthday today, our nation is faced with serious challenges both internationally and domestically. Just a few months ago, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. Today, Iraq is falling apart and exposing America to much...
  • China and South Korea Sign Co-Production and Import Deal

    HONG KONG - China and South Korea have signed a film co-production agreement that was described as a "landmark" by officials. The deal was signed by China's Cai Fuchao, director of the State Administration of Film Radio and television (SARFT), and...
  • South Korea department, discount store sales fall in June

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Sales at South Korea's top department and discount store chains fell in June, adding to concerns that the country's economic recovery is faltering. Combined sales at department stores run by Hyundai Department Store , Lotte Shopping and...