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Journalist Clare Hollingworth, Who Broke News of WW II, Dies
As German tanks encircled the Polish town of Katowice, Clare Hollingworth picked up the phone and dialed the British Embassy
Barbara Walters Talks About Her Meetings With Fidel Castro
The relationship between the U.S. and Cuba has started warming with landmark changes to international policy announced earlier this week, but the country remains a mystery to many Americans. One American who has had the rare distinction of meeting with Fidel Castro twice over the course of three
Meet the Chinese Tycoon Who Is Buying the New Year's Countdown Show
Your favorite award shows and the New Year’s Eve countdown show just got a little more Wanda-ful. That’s because the Dalian Wanda Group, a major Chinese conglomerate, is paying $1 billion to buy Dick Clark Productions. The takeover, which is not yet complete, sees Dalian Wanda take ownership of the
China Tightens Security on 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Protests
Beijing whitewashes crackdown that killed hundreds in pro-democracy student rally.
Excerpt: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos
Excerpted from AGE OF AMBITION: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos, published in May 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. Copyright © 2014 by Evan Osnos. All rights reserved. Whenever a new idea sweeps across China— a...
China's Luxurious Side In Photos
As citizens of the world's second largest economy, China, increase their wealth, so does their conspicuous consumption. The growth of China's wealth is evident not just in Asia, but in the U.S., where Chinese make up the fastest-growing market for foreign buyers of American homes. Read More: How to
Presidential Handshakes Can Change History or Change Nothing at All
President Obama caused a stir at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela by pausing to shake hands with Cuban President Raul Castro. The United States has not had diplomatic relations with Cuba for over 50 years since the Communist revolution, led by the current president's brother, Fidel Castro.
Beijing Calls Tiananmen Crash 'Terrorist Act,' Detains Five
BEIJING - Two days after a deadly fiery car crash in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Chinese authorities officially called it as an “organized, premeditated violent terrorist act.” On Monday, a Jeep carrying three passengers plowed through groups of tourists and burst into flames right in front...
Tiananmen Square Crash Poses Questions for Officials
BEIJING – Chinese officials are investigating the car crash that killed five people on Monday in Tiananmen Square. Authorities are looking into whether there is a link to Xinjiang province and trying to determine whether the incident was an accident or premeditated attack. Meanwhile, censors ...