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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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A group of former heads of state and government leaders have gathered in Rome, and they have advice for the European Union: Use surveillance units to monitor the "intolerant."
Nine countries have already joined host nation Brazil in next year's World Cup and more will secure their places when qualifying resumes across the globe from Friday.
Tony Parker is one win from finally guiding France to its first major basketball title.
The Swiss great needed just 93 minutes to beat Grega Zemlja in straight sets. Federer defeated the 62nd-ranked Slovenian 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 in a matchup postponed from Monday night because of rain.
There was a turn-back-the-clock feel to Day 1 at the 2013 U.S. Open, when both sisters were about as good as can be, dropping a combined four games in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Defending champion Andy Murray could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic only in the U.S. Open semifinals, while Nadal and Federer — who have never played each other at Flushing Meadows — might meet in the quarterfinals.
The Spurs have long been the NBA's gold standard when it comes to drafting and development, preferring to roll up their sleeves and scour the globe to find the right players to slot into well-defined roles in San Antonio.
The NBA Finals opened as such a juicy matchup of A-list stars.
They turned soccer stadiums into battlegrounds and then fought real wars.
Soccer player Mario Cizmek thought it would just be one match. Ease up and let the other team win, he told himself, then collect the payoff and start paying off your debts.
Holding aloft ancient flags and young children, hundreds of thousands of people converged Sunday on the Eiffel Tower to protest the French president’s plan to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt and conceive children.
Students in the United States perform better than the global average but still lag behind many of their peers in Asia and Europe, an international study found.
Small, crisis-hit Slovenia went to the polls to chose a president Sunday amid growing discontent with cost-cutting measures designed to avoid an international bailout.
She was the U.S. women's chess champion three times in the space of five years, played the great Maya Chiburdanidze for the women's world crown in 1986 and was a star on Olympiad teams for both her native Soviet Union and her adopted American homeland. But Elena Akhmilovskaya, who died last week at the too-young age of 55 after a long battle with brain cancer, may be best remembered for her starring role in a dramatic Cold War love story.
Already claiming the king of chess, India won't be able to crown a queen.