10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeaways
South Africa's first black president was a global symbol of sacrifice and reconciliation in a world often jarred by conflict and division.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
10 Things to Know for Thursday
After 5A1 2 hours of talks between the two leaders, there's no sign of progress toward defusing tension over China's new air defense zone in the East China Sea.
Air zone dispute: US-China talks but no consensus
In candid, face-to-face talks, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping traded arguments Wednesday over China's contentious new air defense zone, with no consensus about how to defuse an issue that's raising anxieties across Asia and beyond.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
For Biden in China, tense reunion with Xi Jinping
In what was supposed to be a warm reunion, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet instead Wednesday in a climate fraught with tension over an airspace dispute that has put Asia on edge.
Northern Michigan News
10 Things to Know for Today
Some experts say the Metro-North derailment could have been avoided if an automated crash-prevention technology had been installed on the system.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeaways
The deal struck Sunday between Iran and six world powers would freeze much of its nuclear program for six months in exchange for an easing of sanctions.
China sends fighters to ID flights by US and Japan
China launched two fighter planes Friday to investigate flights by a dozen U.S. and Japanese reconnaissance and military planes in its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, state media said.
China's Air Defence Identification Zone
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Thu Nov 28, 2013
SKorea, Japan defy Chinese air defense zone
South Korean and Japanese flights through China's new maritime air defense zone added to the international defiance Thursday of rules Beijing says it has imposed in East China Sea but that neighbors and the U.S. have vowed to ignore.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
The flights by the two bombers make clear that the U.S. will not recognize the territorial claims in the East China Sea that Beijing laid out over the weekend.
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Tensions continued to heat up between Japan and China today. Over the weekend, the Chinese government established an air-defense zone encompassing three islands in the East China Sea that the Japanese government had purchased last year.
U.S. sends B-52 over China-claimed waters
NAHA, OKINAWA, Japan - An American carrier battle group and a flotilla of Japanese warships will arrive Wednesday near a vast stretch of ocean claimed by China in what is shaping up as a test of how Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the USA will stand up to the challenge.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Riverview East location on East China board agenda
Members of the East China Board of Education will discuss the location of the district's alternative high school program.
Garden City Observer
China riles Japan, U.S. with air defense zone
BEIJING a?? China established the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone on Saturday, and its defense ministry said it would take "defensive emergency measures" against unidentified aircraft that enter the zone.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Singer answers a call
Autumn Walters knows she's getting a tremendous opportunity. "I am so excited," Walters said.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Groups need cash, food for Thanskgiving
Groups that provide food baskets or hot meals on Thanksgiving are hoping people will pick up a little something extra as they head to the stores for their holiday shopping.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Honoring St. Clair's fallen
From 1950 to 1954, the Springborns hunted for news of their son. After Cpl. Robert Springborn, of St. Clair, went missing in action in 1950 in Korea, his parents Beatrice and Clyde searched for answers with countless letters, inquiries and dead ends.