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Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

SOCHI, Russia | Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.

February 23, 2014 9:00 pm
IOC to spend $20M to fight doping, match-fixing

IOC to spend $20M to fight doping, match-fixing

LONDON | The International Olympic Committee is putting up $20 million to fight doping and match-fixing — considered the two biggest threats to the credibility of the games.

December 15, 2013 9:00 pm

China's struggle to measure economy clouds outlook

BEIJING | After China reported quarterly economic growth of 7.7 percent this week — far above anemic U.S. and European performance — global markets reacted by falling, wiping billions of dollars off stock prices.

April 16, 2013 3:30 pm

Valparaiso University Brauer Museum of Art to feature Chinese student, faculty art

VALPARAISO | The Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University will display works of art by graduate students and faculty members from Renmin University in Beijing, China.

March 27, 2013 4:45 pm
Valpo, Nanhu to work on sister act in 2013

Valpo, Nanhu to work on sister act in 2013

VALPARAISO | Now that they've gotten to know each other better, Valparaiso and the Nanhu District of Jiaxing City could become sisters in the coming year.

December 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

LONDON | The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.

September 05, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Doom and gloom: Olympic wins trump critics

Doom and gloom: Olympic wins trump critics

LONDON | For skeptics, the Olympics were deliciously doomed: London's transport network would surely fail, Britain's athletes would flop, rain would prevail and terrorists would strike. But then the sun came out after months of sodden skies, vehicles moved briskly, there were no attacks and …

August 13, 2012 10:00 pm

OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Agnel wins 2nd gold in 2 nights at London Olympics

LONDON | Yannick Agnel bested Ryan Lochte for the second night in a row at the London Olympics, upstaging the American as the biggest star in the pool so far in these games.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
U.S., Russian women set for gymnastics showdown

U.S., Russian women set for gymnastics showdown

LONDON | The Americans need Jordyn Wieber to regain her swagger in a hurry if they're going to hold off Russia for Olympic gold.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
China wins 2nd straight Olympic gold in men's gymnastics

China wins 2nd straight Olympic gold in men's gymnastics

LONDON | Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag.

July 30, 2012 5:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Becoming a global citizen is thrilling

GUEST COMMENTARY: Becoming a global citizen is thrilling

As long as you're going to think, says Donald Trump, think big. Well, you can't get much bigger than China, so I figured I should take Trump's advice and think about this supersized superpower.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Much to replace for US basketball team to top '08

Much to replace for US basketball team to top '08

LAS VEGAS | They lost Dwyane Wade but gained Kevin Durant. Dwight Howard's size has given way to Russell Westbrook's speed.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm
South Shore Chamber Orchestra Concert in Beijing, China

South Shore Chamber Orchestra Concert in Beijing, China

The South Shore Chamber Orchestra, shown performing in Beijing, will make their fourth annual trek to China for concerts in December 2012.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am
Lieutenant governor departs on China trade mission

Lieutenant governor departs on China trade mission

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman flew out of Indianapolis Monday en route to Hangzhou, China, for a one-week trade mission promoting Indiana manufacturing and agriculture in the world's most populous nation.

June 11, 2012 2:00 pm

Obama warns China against 'skirting the rules'

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama warned China Tuesday that it would not be allowed to gain a competitive advantage in world trade by "skirting the rules."

March 13, 2012 9:40 am
Imagine that, Cheney scores in 1st WCup appearance

Imagine that, Cheney scores in 1st WCup appearance

HEIDELBERG, Germany | When 11-year-old Lauren Cheney and her teammates went to watch the United States play Nigeria at the 1999 World Cup, they brought along playbooks so they could write down what they would do when it was their turn on soccer's biggest stage.

June 29, 2011 10:00 pm
Chinese student interns with Indiana Dunes Tourism

Chinese student interns with Indiana Dunes Tourism

Northwest Indiana reminds Ninan Zong much of her home.

June 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: China's Hu is first in D.C., for good reasons

GUEST COMMENTARY: China's Hu is first in D.C., for good reasons

President Hu Jintao, of China, has been rightly feted in the United States as the leader of a nation of rapidly expanding power and influence. Beijing and Washington now have great global reach. Washington and Chicago have rolled out particularly wide and rich red carpets for our guests.

January 26, 2011 12:00 am
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