| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Chinese state television hailed Mo Yan as "the first Chinese writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature" following the announcement Thursday of the 2012 award. The report conveniently ignored Gao Xingjian, the Chinese-born French national whose 2000...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Tibetans greeted the opening of the 18th Communist Party Congress with fiery protests as a record number committed public self-immolations to mark their opposition to Chinese rule....
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
OMG, did you see Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth step out together Thursday night?
Cyrus joined her actor fiance at the Los Angeles premiere of his corporate thriller "Paranoia" at the DGA Theatre, neatly squashing ongoing rumors that the two...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Chengdu, China, barber Liu Deyuan, 53, is one of the few who still provide traditional “eye-shaving,” in which he holds the eye open and runs a razor across the lids' inner surfaces. Then, using a thin metal rod with a round tip, he gently...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
It's an age-old question with as many answers as there are muffin-topped men afraid to talk about their feelings wandering the barbecue aisle at Home Depot on Saturday:
What to do for Father's Day?
So here to aid, abet and entertain you is "The...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Martín Del Valle, un niño argentino de 5 años quien sufre de insuficiencia renal, hizo realidad su sueño de conocer a Juan Román Riquelme, su futbolista favorito del Boca Juniors.
Juan Carlos Resinos, un hispano residente en Nueva York, hizo posible...
| Dec 9, 2012
Vac-Asian China & Tibet
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 8 nights accommodations in upscale hotels · 4 nights in 4-Star Traders Hotel in Beijing · 3 nights in the 4-Star Jardin Secret Hotel in Lhasa, Tibet Highlights: Visits to the Forbidden City...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The wait is over for Pope Benedict XVI's many Twitter followers, and they have been quick to respond to the much anticipated first tweet from his personal account Wednesday morning.
Using the handle @Pontifex -- meaning "bridge builder" in Latin -- he...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:34 PM
He pulled on a Terps visor, to the crowd's delight. He rubbed noses with Gov. Martin O'Malley. And the Dalai Lama was met Tuesday with rounds of applause from a crowd of 15,000 at the University of Maryland, College Park's Comcast Center.