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Blind Chinese dissident who escaped in 2012 now a US citizen

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A blind Chinese dissident who escaped to the United States in 2012 is now an American citizen. ...

IOC president quickly corrects slip up in Olympic pep talk

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TOKYO — IOC President Thomas Bach appeared in public on Tuesday for the first time since arriving in Tokyo last week with the pandemic-postponed...

4 US, UK Olympic contractors arrested for alleged drug use

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TOKYO — Four U.S. and British men working for a power company contracted for the Olympics were arrested on suspicion of using cocaine, officials...

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev out of Olympics after doping ban

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KYIV, Ukraine — Olympic champion gymnast Oleg Verniaiev is set to miss the Tokyo Games because he has been banned following a failed drug...

China tightens control over cybersecurity in data crackdown

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BEIJING — Tech experts in China who find a weakness in computer security would be required to tell the government and couldn’t sell that...

Roger Federer says he’s out of Olympics after knee ‘setback’

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Roger Federer will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics, writing on social media Tuesday that he “experienced a setback" with his knee during the...

German FM: China using vaccine donations for political ends

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BERLIN — Germany's foreign minister on Tuesday accused China of tying the delivery of coronavirus vaccines to political demands. ...

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...

Leadership Johnson County to host women’s retreat

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Leadership Johnson County will host an event titled, "Women’s Retreat: Everyday Coaching" at 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 19 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 20. The...

Biden backs Trump rejection of China’s South China Sea claim

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Sunday upheld a Trump-era rejection of nearly all of China's significant maritime claims in the South China Sea....