Topic: New York
Foreign countries slammed China for its harsh sentencing of a top dissident on Christmas Day and its execution of a mentally ill Briton convicted of drug smuggling, but the juggernaut appears impervious to criticism.
01/06/2010 05:49 am
States are scrambling to pass education reforms to be eligible for the Obama administration's $4.35 billion in Race to the Top grants. California was set to confirm far-reaching reforms Tuesday.
01/05/2010 06:20 pm
Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's administration is pressing the Iranian parliament to approve extra gas purchases to prepare for more sanctions.
01/05/2010 11:36 am
Government officials kicked off a $130 million campaign Monday to encourage public awareness of Census 2010.
01/04/2010 05:57 pm
The world's tallest buildings usually open when the economy has crashed, just like Monday's opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
01/04/2010 04:31 pm
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Buried super-cooled electrical cables may replace towering transmission lines and carry solar and wind energy efficiently over long distances.
12/31/2009 10:57 am
Founder Apabi, which has more than half of China's $44 million e-book market, is trying to change how Chinese read. But pirated online books selling for as little as $.03 a title are already challenging them.
12/31/2009 10:48 am
Chinese author Mian Mian – whose works include 'Panda Sex' and 'Acid Lover' – filed the first copyright violation by a Chinese author against Google. She says Google scanned her novel without permission.
12/31/2009 09:56 am
Lawyers for Guantánamo detainees want surveillance records. An appeals court ruled Wednesday that agencies could refuse to confirm or deny the existence of such records for national security.
12/30/2009 07:21 pm