| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:23 AM
BEIJING -- China on Friday urged the U.S. to cancel President Obama’s planned meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying the visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would "severely impair China-U.S. relations."
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House on Friday, casting aside familiar objections from China in favor of a private conversation on human rights with the Tibetan spiritual leader.
The meeting was the third White...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
| Sep 2, 2013
Mostly from the aggregated tweets at Jason Kottke's Stellar Interesting: Women shouldn't work outside the home. It's STEVE Jobs, not EVE Jobs....Megan Amram Nobody ever gave me NOTHIN except for the entrenched systemic advantages of my race class and...
| Nov 9, 2012
As far the Communist Party is concerned, Tibet is the happiest place in China and dissatisfaction is stirred up by outside agitators. So pronounced Tibet’s top delegates at the 18th Communist Party congress, which is convening this week in Beijing....
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Inside the main hall of the Drepung Gomang Institute, gilded statues of Buddha and brilliantly colored images of fierce deities adorn the altar. As the smell of incense wafts through the air, a Tibetan monk chants a sutra, his low tones weaving a...
| Jul 10, 2011
Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.)
No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Travis Newbill will celebrate the release of Iron Rabbit tonight at The Bubble.
Travis Newbill lives like an artist-monk in The Bubble, the Fort Lauderdale event space and art gallery operated by long-time local promoters Garo Gallo and Yvonne...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
“Fire in the Land of Snow,” a documentary examining the spreading phenomenon of self-immolation protests in Tibet, provides the latest troubling chapter in the history of a solitary population inhabiting the Himalayan highlands known as the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 1:23 PM
During the winter break from high school, Tsering Kyi would spend her days tending the yak and sheep, always taking a book with her out to pasture. One of the few literate members of her family, bilingual in Chinese and Tibetan, her ambitions went far...