A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced 30 people, including six monks, to jail terms ranging from three years to life in prison for their alleged roles in deadly riots in the Tibetan capital last month, state media reported.
Concerns over the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu surfaced again across Asia Tuesday after scientists confirmed outbreaks among birds in Japan, Thailand and Vietnam, and a woman in Indonesia died.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Former President Ford, who worked to help the nation heal after the Watergate scandal forced his predecessor Richard Nixon from office, died Tuesday at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home at age 93.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. fired its Washington bureau chief late Monday after the reporter publicly objected to the company's plan to air a documentary attacking Sen. John Kerry's anti-Vietnam war activities this week.
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