Biden, 80, fell on stage as diplomas were being handed out. A spokesman suggested he tripped on a sandbag and said the president is fine.
Out West Books owner Marya Johnston suggest four books: a Chinese family history plus three others that delve into Chinese culture — and lots of food — to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Introduction In the climactic scene of Bruce Lee’s final film, the 1973 martial arts movie Enter the Dragon, Lee pursues the archvillain Han with the hope of finishing their fight in a hall of mirrors. The two stalk each other through the maze of reflections and refractions, the screen filled with one Lee, two, a […]
CHAPTER 1 “Missing” Light mixed with dust poured through a grimy window in the police station conference room. As more officers crammed inside, standing room became scarce. God, this is too much, thought Ted Callahan. What the hell do they think they’re going to see here? It had taken more than twenty-four hours for the […]
Johanna Garton is a proud Wisconsin girl, writer and cross country coach. Before the publication of her first book, she dabbled in nonprofit consulting, college teaching and had a brief career as a lawyer. Her life experience includes moving her family to China, being charged by an elephant and running 20-plus marathons. She and her […]
Colorado has entered the third wave — the deadliest wave so far — in the opioid epidemic, as counterfeit opioid pills made to look like real oxycodone or Xanax are supplanting heroin in state drug-smuggling operations, the regional DEA office has warned. The evidence is in the overdose statistics, which skyrocketed in 2020. Overdoses due […]
In November 2002, after a spate of very strange pneumonia-like illnesses and deaths, China discovered that a new and deadly virus had been able to jump species and had infected humans, using them as a vector for inter-human transfer. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) was new and serious, and to avoid its spread, China quickly […]
As the pandemic continues to develop and the state of Colorado grapples with its spread, those of us who are US nationals living in China have acquired a unique perspective. Having been in the country where the outbreak first took hold, we were among the first to face the dramatic effects of a nationwide lockdown. […]
The Chinese word 机会 has two meanings: (1) crisis, and (2) opportunity. The current global pandemic embodies both meanings – it presents an international health crisis threatening the welfare of billions of humans, of all ages, but also a truly historic opportunity for us all. We should embrace that opportunity – to improve the […]
Dr. David Cohn was on a cruise to Antarctica recently when COVID-19 was grabbing all the headlines and becoming an epidemic across China. About a quarter of the passengers aboard the ship were from China, and they celebrated Chinese New Year with the rest of the amiable group as they all walked with penguins, viewed […]