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Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger

Feb 20, 2018

Even as South Korea basks in the glow of daily Olympic competition and global attention, hope is fading that Pyeongchang will do what it promised during its successful 2011 Olympics bid and turn an impoverished backwater into a premiere ski destination

Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White's newly complex legacy

Feb 19, 2018

Is he hero, a harasser or both? Shaun White's Pyeongchang gold medal and response to old misconduct allegations create a newly complex legacy

Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

Feb 19, 2018

The Pyeongchang Winter Games are spread across South Korea's Gangwon Province, a rural former coal mining region that few had heard of until its hard-fought bid to be an Olympic host _ a massively expensive proposition with dubious payoff

Kenworthy gets a kiss on TV; day made despite finishing last

Feb 18, 2018

Not just a kiss: Kenworthy finishes last in Olympic ski slopestyle but makes a statement nonetheless

Column: A visit to Observation Post 717 in the DMZ

Feb 17, 2018

Column: While the Games go on in South Korea, it's not all fun and games in the DMZ

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive

Humble, kind and fair: Can curling cure our troubled world?

Feb 16, 2018

Some fret that the world is falling apart. Curling is here to tell you otherwise.

With Koreas Olympic thaw, war-split families want reunions

Feb 16, 2018

War-separated Korean families hopes for reunions amid Olympic-inspired detente mood

4 killed, 5 injured in China Lunar New Year fireworks blast

Feb 16, 2018

Chinese authorities say 4 people have been killed and 5 injured in an explosion at a stall selling fireworks on the eve of the Lunar New Year holiday

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and beyond welcome Lunar New Year

Feb 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and around the world have been celebrating the Lunar New Year Friday