Mao may be gone but a legacy of repression lives on.
Russia says that the proposed US defense shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, an initial agreement for which was inked this week, is targeting Russia, not rogue states.
Ideals clashed with reality in the 1960 Olympic Games.
The Washington Post reports that the Pentagon is refusing orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up three sites where it dumped chemicals that the EPA says have contaminated soil and drinking water and pose "imminent and substantial" dangers to public health.
A warming climate would mean less food and more immigration, which could worsen ethnic strife.
Detainees are accused of having links to Al Qaeda, but human rights groups fear arbitrary arrests have been made.