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Marco Rubio’s Nobel Nod Hurts Hong Kong Freedom Fighters
The Lost City Where Police Wouldn't Go
Kowloon Walled City, a 6.9 acre cesspool of crime, trafficking, and unlicensed doctors, was once the most densely populated place on earth--and its legacy endures today.
FLIRTING WITH WAR
China’s Giant Drone Stalks Enemy Ships
The simmering South China Sea dispute is getting closer to boiling over—with Beijing’s fighter jets buzzing U.S. spy planes and now sightings of a high-tech new surveillance drone.
Hong Kong’s Disappearing Booksellers
The shareholders and employees of a Hong Kong bookstore dropped off the map. Who abducted them, and why?
How China Could Crash the Global Economy
Markets have paid too much attention to what the Chinese government says, and too little to what the economy is not doing.
John Oliver: Kenny G Can Save the World
Earlier this week, a high-ranking Chinese navy admiral threatened a possible war between the two countries. And a Grammy-winning saxophonist may be our only hope.
Not Safe for Life
The Internet’s Most Disgusting Challenge
A series of videos that are among the vilest on the Web—from a drowning woman to a dying baby—has become a twisted game for Reddit and 4chan users.
China Rewrites Its First Lady’s Past
Peng Liyuan may be being hailed as a style leader today, but what about her serenading the troops after they crushed dissent at Tiananmen Square a quarter-century ago?