• China Nov 24, 2019

    The Man Behind China's Detention of 1 Million Muslims

    After bloody race riots rocked China’s far west a decade ago, the ruling Communist Party turned to a rare figure in their ranks to restore order: a Han Chinese official fluent in Uighur, the language of the local Turkic Muslim minority. Now, newly revealed, confidential documents show that the official, Zhu Hailun, played a key role in planning and executing...

  • Massachusetts May 8, 2019

    Hidden in Plain Sight: Massage Parlors Selling Sex in Massachusetts

    They are near pizza shops, coffee shops and schools — massage parlors that are offering more than just a massage. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says they are in the business of selling sex. Patriots owner Robert Kraft stands accused of soliciting prostitution from such a massage parlor in Florida. He denies the charges. But lost in the headlines of...

  • Massachusetts May 8, 2019

    Massage Parlors Selling Sex Hiding in Plain Sight

    A website advertises, in graphic detail, what supposedly is happening inside massage parlors in the business of selling sex.

  • China Apr 10, 2019

    Dalai Lama Hospitalized With Chest Infection, Feeling Better

    The Dalai Lama has been hospitalized in the Indian capital with a chest infection and is feeling better, his spokesman said Wednesday. The 83-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader is under medication and likely to spend a day or two in the hospital, spokesman Tenzin Taklha said. The Dalai Lama flew from Dharmsala for consultations with doctors in the capital and was...

  • Associated Press Mar 10, 2019

    60 Years After Dalai Lama Fled, China Defends Tibet Policies

    China is defending its often-criticized rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile amid an abortive uprising against Chinese control, saying those who question its policies are merely showing their anti-Chinese bias. The statements in official media came as Tibetans and their supporters marked the anniversary Sunday and called for greater international support. Despite decades of...

  • NBC News May 16, 2018

    Sichuan Airlines Co-Pilot Partially Sucked Out Plane Window, Pilot Says

    A Sichuan Airlines co-pilot was nearly sucked out of his plane’s cockpit when the jet’s windshield shattered at 30,000 feet Monday, about an hour into a flight from southwestern China to Tibet, NBC News reported. Captain Liu Chuanjian told Chengdu Business News that he struggled to maintain control of the plane full of 119 passengers while his co-pilot had “half...

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