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  • Tibetan groups say protesters were fired upon in southern China

     
    At least one Tibetan demonstrator was killed in protests timed for the lunar New Year in volatile region of Sichuan province that has recently seen a wave of self-immolations by monks protesting Chinese rule....
  • Susan Spano's homecoming: Life unpacked, at long last

     
    Susan Spano: Travel writer Susan Spano returns to New York after eight years on the road and has a happy reunion with belongings long held in storage. Her new mantra? For this world traveler, home is where the stuff is....
  • 7 men ordained as Buddhist monks

     
    Kneeling before a large Buddha surrounded by flower and fruit offerings, Yan Naing Lwin shut his eyes and pressed his palms together as he was …...
  • Myanmar frees more political prisoners

     
    Myanmar prisoner sanctions: Myanmar on Friday was in the process of releasing over 600 prisoners, including many high-profile political detainees....
  • Tibetan shooting comes on heels of human rights criticism

     
    Chinese security forces opened fire on Tibetan protesters Monday, killing at least one person, Tibetan activists reported. The news comes on the heels of the annual Human Rights Watch report, which criticized China for repression in ethnic minority...
  • Theater review: 'Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey' at Bootleg Theater

     
    "Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey," Evan Brenner's solo performance show, opens at Bootleg Theater....
  • Steve Jobs dies at 56; Apple's co-founder transformed computers and culture

    Steve Jobs dies at 56; Apple's co-founder transformed computers and culture
    Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56. Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy...
  • China's Xi spars with lawmakers, avoids specifics in speech

     
    REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- After getting an earful from U.S. lawmakers on his country's human rights record Wednesday morning, the official expected to be China's future leader faced a friendlier audience at a business-sponsored luncheon in Washington...
  • What happens after someone sets themself on fire?

     
    We often see the headlines about people around the world setting themselves on fire. But what happens afterward? Nicole Bernal, acting director of the UC Irvine Regional Burn Center, explains....
  • Pagoda festival long banned in Myanmar celebrated again

     
    In Myanmar, thousands thronged to a sacred shrine studded with diamonds for a Buddhist festival that was banned for more than two decades under the former military regime, the latest sign of change in the southeast Asian country. And what a sight it was....
  • Politics swirl over the Tibetan New Year

     
    Tibet, New Year, Dalai Lama: Wedding-goers in the United States often throw rice; in Nepal people are throwing wheat powder for the Tibetan New Year. Every day WorldNow chooses a remarkable photo from around the world. Today this shot from Nepal caught...