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The geopolitical question of the hour: Is there a tripwire linking the world's series of regional crises, ready to bring on another 2007-08 worldwide economic disaster?
Yahoo! Sports' report that Yao Ming is retiring left saddened Chinese basketball fans in disbelief.
A picture hangs in Bill McDermott's basement that his son treasures more than any other.
Yao Ming's American agent would not confirm reports that the Houston Rockets' All-Star center is retiring, saying Yao has scheduled a July 20 news conference in Shanghai to reveal his plans.
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is retiring, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is retiring, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.The 7-foot-6 Chinese star, plagued by lower-body injuries in the second half of his career, has informed the league office that his playing career is over, the website reported.
It is summer and time to read books. I recall the late editor of the editorial page of The Washington Post, the sainted Meg Greenfield, making fun of the idea of summer books, but I have long filed her quip away as a quip that was quipless. She could read books almost anytime she wanted, but busy people read when they have a special opportunity, and during summer break, I would like to remind them of good books to read. This summer there is an abundance of them.
The 19th century was the golden age of acquisition. European and American collectors, smitten with the lure of antiquities from Greece, Italy and China, spent recklessly to assemble great collections in London, Paris and New York.
An outspoken Chinese writer and government critic has left his homeland for Germany after police repeatedly threatened him with imprisonment to prevent him from publishing any more of his controversial works overseas.