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  • Malaysian flight leaves trail of anguish, mystery -- and little else

    Malaysian flight leaves trail of anguish, mystery -- and little else
    BEIJING -- Every few hours, a shard of information would drift across the TV screen: An object -- perhaps a door -- had been spotted. A yellow item -- could it be a life raft? -- had been seen. A new oil slick had been discovered, and samples were en...
  • Missing Malaysia jet: Passenger with stolen passport identified

    Missing Malaysia jet: Passenger with stolen passport identified
    BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities have identified one of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the nation’s inspector general of police told local media Monday, as international search teams continued to...
  • If Mao and Chiang Kai-shek could defer core issues, so can Israel and the Palestinians

    If Mao and Chiang Kai-shek could defer core issues, so can Israel and the Palestinians
    Israelis and Palestinians are facing their most difficult negotiation since Menachem Begin flew west to face Egyptian President Anwar Sadat a generation ago at Camp David. If Israel were to end its long occupation, if Palestinians were to unite and...
  • James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art

    James Cahill dies at 87; scholar of Chinese art
    James Cahill, an art historian and curator who played an influential role in expanding the study and teaching of Chinese painting in the West before and after the opening up of U.S.-China relations in the early 1970s, died Feb. 14 at his home in Berkeley....
  • Australian missionary reportedly detained by North Korea

    Australian missionary reportedly detained by North Korea
    BEIJING -- A Hong Kong-based missionary from Australia has been detained in North Korea for allegedly distributing religious materials, his family said Wednesday. John Short, 75, was taken into custody Sunday, his wife told the Advertiser, a newspaper...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 3-9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russia was in the spotlight as they kicked-off the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a theatrical opening ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium....
  • Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique

    Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique
    When it comes to squeezing tiny, individual living cells out into orderly patterns for lab experiments, scientists usually use inkjet printers, but those have their limits. So they've turned to a much older technology for a solution: Chinese woodblock...
  • Leaked files reveal offshore holdings of rich, politically connected

    Leaked files reveal offshore holdings of rich, politically connected
    BEIJING -- From the brother-in-law of Chinese President Xi Jinping to a daughter of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, thousands of the rich and politically connected have been outed as having secret offshore holdings. The International...
  • Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon in L.A.'s Chinatown to greet supporters and visit local Chinese community associations. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, is a sign of the country's...
  • Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit

    Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou was greeted in Los Angeles Chinatown on Tuesday by lion dancers and hundreds of flag-waving supporters. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, was a sign of the country's improving relationship with the...
  • Baseball: JSerra is excited about its transfer from Taiwan

    Lyle Lin, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound sophomore catcher from Taiwan, will become eligible at JSerra in April, and by then he could be ready to make an impact. Coach Brett Kay said, "He is just learning but can flat out play." Besides learning English, Lin...