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The Swampby Mark Silva Mark this as the week in which one of the potential players for 2012 set out to brand herself: Sarah Palin, the "common-sense conservative.'' Three years from now -- think about that phrase a moment -- we'll......
The Swampby Mark Silva FOX News had to go to China to get President Barack Obama. When the traveling president sits for a round robin of television news interviews in Beijing, FOX's Major Garrett says he'll be in the loop of......
KickingTiresBMW is now confirming a timetable for the sale of its new Megacity vehicle, a small electric car. The company made the announcement today at the Beijing auto show in China. The Megacity will be sold under a sub-brand of......
Tags: BMW, Hybrid Vehicles, Auto Shows, China, Fuel-efficient Vehicles
The most interesting thing about China's new President Xi Jinping's first official trip to Latin America is that he will not set foot in Cuba, Venezuela or any other of China's political allies in the region — which would have received a huge...
Tags: Costa Rica, Xi Jinping, China, Mexico, Caribbean Islands
Google's glasses may one day whisper in your ear an old acquaintance's name when you unexpectedly bump into them at a party. Google's car will drive itself in years — not decades. And what if Google's search engine could predict a question you...
Tags: Google Inc., Networking, China, Fiction, Science and Technology
William Daley called Wednesday from China about 11 p.m. Beijing time, saying "the crazy hours, long days and time lag" were "kind of getting to" him. Daley and World Business Chicago Vice Chairman Michael Sacks, a top adviser to Mayor Rahm Emanuel,...
LONDON — Someone else might have celebrated the end of the frustration with a scream or a cartwheel or a collapse on the track or goofy gestures. Someone else might have felt unburdened enough to let emotions go wild. Someone else, but not...
An American export has turned out to be a surprising hit in China: the McMansion. Though "McMansion" may not be the kindest term for this Chinese architectural phenomenon, that's the case: Wealthy locals in Beijing and other cities have become smitten...
Tags: France, Architecture, China, IKEA, Condos
Beijing has some seriously bad air. How bad? On a scale of 1 to 500, the United States Environmental Protection Agency says anything over 100 is unhealthy and anything above 400 is an emergency. Recently, the pollution index for Beijing hit 755. For...
Tags: Newspapers, Beijing Games, China, Government, Political Systems
World Business Chicago Vice Chairman Michael Sacks and former Commerce Secretary William Daley leave Sunday on a six-day business mission to China, Sacks' first official foreign trip as a top adviser to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Sacks said that he and Daley...
Tags: University of Chicago, Financial Aid, Rentals, China, Education
In 2007, I got the chance to visit China. Interesting place. The food was fabulous, the Great Wall awesome, the government officials self-serving, the capital city smoggy, the street vendors aggressive. And then there were the college students. "Driven"...
Riccardo Muti just can’t seem to catch a break. And, this time around, it isn’t only the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago public who are being affected by his health issues. Thousands of listeners throughout the...
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