The latest news on Tibet
Temperatures are rising on the Tibetan Plateau, and the culprit is air pollution sources in Asia.
An economic partner, yes, but also a rival for resources and global influence.
As a result of the highly contentious pro-Tibet demonstration at Duke last week, at least one student who attended the rally has been targeted for harassment.
Duke, NYU, Columbia, East Carolina, and Southern Mississippi all chimed in.
San Francisco braces for demonstrations when the Olympic torch makes its only North American stop.
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Though human rights groups complain, there is little sentiment for an Olympics boycott.
Responding to complaints by human-rights and other activists that the Bush administration has overly muted its criticism of China for its crackdown on protesters in Tibet, a State Department official defends the U.S. approach as "active" and clear in expressing opposition to any harsh repressive measures in the troubled, nominally autonomous region. "We've been fairly active on this," says the official. "The Chinese don't think we're soft-pedaling. They don't like some of the things we've said."
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, a former Democratic presidential candidate himself, will endorse Barack Obama for president today. In a statement released on Thursday, Richardson wrote: "I believe [Obama] is the kind of once-in-a-lifetime leader that can bring our nation together and restore America's moral leadership in the world."