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Powerful Earthquake Hits Russia's Far East

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

MOSCOW — A powerful earthquake on Friday hit Russia's Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometers (4,400 miles) wes...

The Dragon, the Elephant, and Regulated Capitalism: Sober Reflections on the Awakening of the East in the New Millennium

Lama Surya Das | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lama Surya Das

President Obama was in the Far East not long ago, which reminded me of my decades there and how much things have changed in what we used to call the Third World and developing countries. And yet, change is the rule.

A Belated Thank You To Dave Ornauer & Northwest Airlines

Mark Joseph | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Joseph

Northwest Airlines won the lifetime allegiance of hundreds of us and we also became lifetime admirers of a sports reporter named Dave Ornauer who was never too busy to remember what it was like to be a kid and have a dream.

Dubailand Lead Parade Of New International Theme Parks

Los Angeles Times | Kimi Yoshino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

From the Los Angeles Times' report on the growth of theme parks abroad, particularly in the Middle East: Twenty-five years after Walt Disney Co. bega...