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Keynote speakers come together for AFN

A horrific crime brought Miriam Aarons and Mao Tosi together. On Oct. 23, the pair of community organizers...just a regular person," Aarons said. "Before I teamed up with Mao I was just a lady pregnant with twins and I happened to have a...
A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making

...Kai-shek retreated to an island across the Taiwan Strait as Mao Zedong's forces took control of mainland China. Each man lined up behind their favorite: the Eastern Bloc behind Mao and Beijing, the West behind Chiang and Taiwan.Slowly, though...
Nation and World
3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

...84, is a researcher at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences.As a junior researcher, she was recruited by Chairman Mao's government to work on a military project in 1969 to find malaria drugs.She turned to herbal medicine to discover a new...
Nation and World
Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...had done with the information.Zhou is the highest-ranking former politician to face court since the 1981 treason trial of Mao Zedong's wife and other members of the "Gang of Four" who persecuted political opponents during the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution...
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US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...exploding their first atomic bomb. Also in 1949, the U.S. locked arms with Western Europe to form the NATO alliance, and Mao Zedong's revolutionaries declared victory in China, adding to American fear that communism was on the march."Washtub...
High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

...disservice will be done to the people because of this Cup," Rebelo said in a recent interview at his office, adorned with busts of Mao Zedong, Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln. "If any corruption is proven, it will go through our legal system and punishments...
Russian Sotnikova wins gold, Kim silver

...the likes of Kim, who announced her retirement after the free skate; Italy's Carolina Kostner, who took bronze; Japan's Mao Asada; and even Americans Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner.But she won it all, giving Russia or the Soviet Union 27 Olympic...
Chinese culture presentation Sunday

...Youth Ensemble will perform a short concert, show the film "Mao to Mozart" and hold a discussion about Chinese culture at 4...will play work by Mozart and one traditional Chinese piece. "Mao to Mozart" is a documentary about violinist Isaac Stern's...
This WeeK
Time to play the China card

...appeared July 17 in the The Times of London: When Stalin and Mao Zedong signed a treaty of friendship half a century ago the two...Stalin had advanced the Russian Empire to the center of Europe; Mao had just won a bloody and resounding victory in the world's...
A month in book photos

...base in the town of Donetsk, Ukraine on Oct. 13. (Dmitry Lovetsky | The Associated Press)Customers walk past portraits of Mao Zedong displayed at a bookstore in Beijing on Oct. 13. Authorities in China have ordered books by Chinese-American scholar...


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