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China in damage control mode as terror attacks spread beyond Xinjiang

The attacks began decades ago. The assailants used knives, guns, even grenades. They ambushed police officers and officials in places few had heard of: Akto, Kuqa, Xinhe and other dusty counties in Xinjiang, a sprawling region in China's north-west. State media would issue a pithy statement about …

Tokyo Will Host The 2020 Summer Olympics, Beating Out Istanbul

It will be Tokyo, not Istanbul or Madrid, who hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee and its president, Jacques Rogge, announced in Buenos Aires Saturday. Rival city Madrid was eliminated in the first round of voting. We have updated this post with the latest</b> …

Yosemite wildfire burns into fourth week

Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches.<p>Members of the federal Burned Area Emergency Response team were hiking the rugged Sierra Nevada terrain Saturday even …

Japan celebrates as Tokyo wins right to host 2020 Olympic Games ahead of Madrid and Istanbul

Celebrations broke out across Tokyo early on Sunday morning at the announcement that the Japanese capital will host the 2020 Olympic Games.<p>People taking part in official events and crowded into bars and restaurants throughout the city erupted into cheers, tears and "banzai" victory shouts after …