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.
Last year, as part of a project to redo their backyard, Andy and Genevieve Horning took down a 1920s shed and built a basketball court in its place. It's a decision that a remorseful Andy Horning told the Boulder City Council he wished he could take back. The council voted unanimously to force him to do just that.