- Controversial Nobel Prize winners Updated: Oct-03-15 11:39 am
STOCKHOLM - It's just a prize, right? Maybe so, but the Nobel Prizes have a way of sparking ferocious debate about whether the winners were worthy or whether the judges' decisions were politically biased.
- Supreme Court justice among honorees at Four Freedoms Awards Updated: Sep-30-15 10:13 am
NEW YORK - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is among four people who have been awarded the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards.
- China micromanages Tibet, floods it with money to woo locals Updated: Sep-30-15 4:31 am
LHASA, China - Ji Yunpeng misses hotpot dinners with his wife and daughter back in Beijing and fights insomnia caused by the high altitude in the Tibetan capital by playing computer games, and, occasionally, studying Tibetan Buddhism.
- Bon Jovi adds Taiwan show following China tour cancellation Updated: Sep-11-15 10:35 am
BEIJING - Bon Jovi has added a second concert in Taiwan this month and a new concert in Bangkok, after the rock group's concerts in China were abruptly canceled.
- Bon Jovi shows in China canceled for 'unforeseen reasons' Updated: Sep-09-15 12:05 am
BEIJING - Bon Jovi's concert tour in China next week has been abruptly canceled because of what promoters said were "unforeseen reasons."
- China stages mass spectacle in Tibet to mark 50 years' rule Updated: Sep-08-15 9:22 am
BEIJING - Schoolchildren waved flags and paramilitary troops marched in full battle dress at a mass spectacle China staged Tuesday to mark 50 years since establishing Tibet as an ethnic autonomous region firmly under Beijing's control.