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China's move to end Xi term limits blanketed in censorship

Mar 11, 2018

As China's rubber-stamp legislature prepares to approve constitutional changes abolishing term limits for the president, signs of dissent and biting satire have been all but snuffed out

Prominent South Korean politician accused of rape resigns

Mar 6, 2018

A South Korean governor who was seen as a potential presidential candidate has resigned after his secretary accused him of raping her

At the Olympics, fans became walking corporate billboards

Feb 26, 2018

Olympic fans are rewarded with pins and plush toys if they post their corporate-branded pictures on social media with company-approved hashtags

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

Lindsey Vonn tells her Twitter critics: 'I won't back down'

Feb 19, 2018

Lindsey Vonn is not planning to change her mind or stop saying what she thinks after receiving attacks from people via social media

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.

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

Shani Davis skips opening ceremony after losing coin toss

Feb 10, 2018

Speedskater Shani Davis didn't attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics after losing a coin flip to carry the U.S. flag and lead American athletes into the stadium

Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

Feb 10, 2018

Olympians in Pyeongchang are treading carefully to avoid falling foul of rules that limit what they can post on social feeds about sponsors that aren't partners of the games. But change could be on the horizon, with the IOC facing pressure from regulators

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer