The group that unfurled the banner, calling for free elections, from a prominent feature of the Hong Kong landscape said it was drawing attention to how the city was not just about money but also about spirit.
A Chinese AIDS activist said she had to cancel a trip to Geneva this week to attend a United Nations conference on women after local officials seized her passport and forced her to tell conference organizers that she was “too sick” to participate.
Tony Gonzalez brought to the NFL sticky hands and breathtaking body control. What he carried from his basketball experience, more priceless, was a chip on his shoulder, a thread he shares with Julius Thomas, Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham.
The Avalanche's unofficial motto for the season - "No Fear" - is not that of its fans right now. A 1-4-2 start for the defending Central Division champions has produced many a panicky post to fan message boards, with some clamoring for trades or other personnel changes.
Denver-based DaVita HealthCare Partners will pay $389 million to settle a criminal and civil anti-kickback investigation into transactions with doctors spanning nearly a decade, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday.