South African president FW de Klerk dies at 85

South African president FW de Klerk dies at 85

Former South African president and Nobel laureate FW de Klerk died Wednesday at the age of 85. I met former President FW de Klerk once on his return from Oslo & he made it…

Zhang Shuai’s father arrested in Chinese tennis scandal

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Zhang Shuai’s father arrested in Chinese tennis scandal

Peng Shuai’s father is reported to have been arrested in China. More live updates here. UPDATE: China’s official Xinhua news agency said Peng’s father was arrested Thursday evening in connection with the Fanzzante scandal….

Political panel shows and other new developments

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Political panel shows and other new developments

Here’s a look at what’s making headlines in the political world Monday and how it relates to the headlines around the world. Guess who’s pumped The annual Conservative Political Action Conference wrapped up over…

5 Chinese miners kidnapped in Congo

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5 Chinese miners kidnapped in Congo

Written by Staff Writer Jeff Orlowski, CNN Five Chinese nationals were kidnapped by armed men near their gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, a Congolese security official told AFP. An…

Sixth Avenue Classroom Heroes Teach Democracy in Action

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Sixth Avenue Classroom Heroes Teach Democracy in Action

By Bruce Anderson Theirs Is a Traditional Untraditional (TRUF) Union. The key information about TUF is that they are open to the public. Mission: To represent Baltimore teachers in negotiations with the city school…