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  • China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank

    China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank
    After a superheated rise, China’s economy is starting to slow. Luckily, according to the World Bank, the Asian superpower is headed for a “soft landing” instead of a crash that could overwhelm the multitude of countries with which...
  • Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban

    Book review: 'Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty' by Phoebe Hoban
    Alice Neel The Art of Not Sitting Pretty Phoebe Hoban St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35 Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
  • Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles

    Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles
    The Dangerous Otto Katz The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy Jonathan Miles Bloomsbury: 366 pp., $26 He had at least 21 aliases. He insisted that he was briefly Marlene Dietrich's husband in 1920s Berlin, which was probably not so, though he was possibly...
  • Fang Lizhi dies at 76; Chinese dissident

    Fang Lizhi, one of China'sbest-known dissidents whose speeches inspired student protesters throughout the 1980s, has died in the United States, where he fled after China's 1989 military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement. He was 76. His wife, Li...
  • Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial

    Moshe Landau dies at 99; Israeli jurist presided over Adolf Eichmann trial
    Respected Israeli jurist Moshe Landau, who fled Nazi Germany as a young man and later presided over the historic trial of captured war criminal Adolf Eichmann, died Sunday in Jerusalem after a heart attack. He was 99. The former Israeli Supreme Court...
  • Joan Scott dies at 91; screenwriter 'fronted' for her husband

    Joan Scott dies at 91; screenwriter 'fronted' for her husband
    In 1950s Hollywood, screenwriter Joan Scott seemed so adept at turning out tough-guy scripts that she became known as "the girl who writes like a man." What the studios didn't know was she wasn't the writer. Her husband was. She was married to Adrian...
  • Mayor found dead three days after being kidnapped

    Mayor found dead three days after being kidnapped
    Spiraling drug-war violence in Mexico's wealthiest region has claimed the life of a prominent mayor — kidnapped Sunday and found dead Wednesday — and prompted demands from panicked residents for army protection. Edelmiro Cavazos was mayor...
  • Shanghai stock market closes with a spooky echo of Tiananmen Square

     
    Whether a cosmic joke or coincidence -- or as some wags suggested, an act of God -- the Shanghai stock market index fell 64.89 points on Monday, which happened to be June 4, the 23rd anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators at...
  • Tiananmen activist found hanged in Chinese hospital room

     
    In a tragic coda to the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a veteran activist was found hanged to death in a hospital room on Wednesday morning. Li Wangyang, 62, was a labor activist from Hunan province who led workers in sympathy protests...
  • Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Cuba

     
    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cuba on Monday, days after criticizing the island’s Marxism as an obsolete model in need of change, and immediately called for a future of “justice, peace, freedom and reconciliation.”...
  • A leaked tape is an early twist in Mexico's presidential race

     
    A scandal surrounding a tape has dropped into Mexico's presidential race, and the campaign hasn't even officially started yet....