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China says fire in sacred Tibetan monastery not arson

Feb 22, 2018

Chinese authorities say they've ruled out arson as the cause of a fire that damaged a 1,300-year-old monastery that is one of Tibetan Buddhism's most sacred sites

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

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

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

Fire erupts at major Tibetan monastery; no injuries reported

Feb 17, 2018

A large fire has broken out in one of the most important temples of Tibetan Buddhism

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.