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World Feb 18Photos: Billions set to travel as China rings in Year of the Sheep
China’s spring festival, Chunyun, began earlier this month and people are on the move. Billions of them.
Nation Feb 13American skier Ted Ligety wins third giant slalom at Worlds
American Ted Ligety won the giant slalom race at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek, Colorado today. Fifth after the first run, he came back to beat rival Marcel Hirscher of Austria by nearly half a second. This…
Nation Feb 12Veteran CBS and ’60 Minutes’ correspondent Bob Simon dead at 73
Bob Simon, the “60 Minutes” correspondent whose career in journalism spanned over five decades, died Wednesday night in a car accident in New York City. Simon was 73.
Nation Feb 11Little League team stripped of title for use of players outside area
Little League Baseball has vacated the Chicago-based Jackie Robinson West team’s wins for the 2014 season, including their U.S. championship, for allegedly using players outside the geographic area they were supposed to represent.
World Feb 10United States closes embassy in Yemen
Remaining Yemen embassy staff are evacuating and the U.S. ambassador to Yemen will leave by Wednesday.
Nation Feb 06Could crash signal U.S. ski star Bode Miller’s last race?
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller was forced to pull out of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships last night, following a harrowing crash during the Super-G race on the slopes of Beaver Creek, Colorado.
World Dec 12Many Japanese voters are confused about Sunday’s snap election
Mr. Abe announced the snap elections last month in the wake of data showing that Japan’s economy had slipped into a recession for the first time since the global financial collapse in 2008. The drop is largely being attributed to…
World Dec 06My colleague Luke Somers and the photos he took before his capture and death at the hands of Al-Qaida
Photojournalist Luke Somers was captured by militants in Yemen last year. The 33-year old appeared in a video released by Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen Thursday.
Nation Nov 03Right-to-die advocate Brittany Maynard ends life ‘in the arms of her loved ones’
On Saturday, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard took her own life. The move was not unexpected -- Maynard suffered from terminal brain cancer and had publicly stated that she planned to end her life on Nov. 1, but following through on the…
World Oct 27Secular parliament set to take power in Tunisia after peaceful election
Earlier today, Tunisia’s moderate Islamist Ennahda party conceded defeat to the main secular opposition in the country’s parliamentary elections. Although final results of the vote, held Sunday, are not expected until later this week, Ennadha has acknowledged that it is…