A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.
As a former smoker, Dan Molloy would finish 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day in his 20′s and into his 30′s. Now, he is set to represent the United States in the World Short Course Triathlon championships in Beijing, China.
Last year, subways killed 40 people in New York City. In the future, sliding mechanical doors at the platform’s edge could save lives, preventing people from falling, jumping, or getting pushed.
The New York brand is a big part why Long Island wines are finally breaking into the Chinese market.
Rep. Chris Smith organized a bipartisan group of lawmakers in February to nominate the winner, imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo and two other human rights advocates for the award.