"The government officials came into my home, wanted to beat my family to death," Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng said Thursday, indicating he now wants to leave China. Ray Suarez discussed the fast-moving saga of the blind activist with the AP's…
By Tom LeGro
City of Asylum/Pittsburgh is a six-year-old program that provides shelter to foreign literary writers who have encountered dangers in their homeland. Watch online exclusive videos of the writers reading their work.
A federal court ruled Thursday that 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez is too young to be entitled to an asylum hearing, handing an apparent victory to the boy's father, who wants to take him back to Cuba.
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