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Jason Szep

Jason Szep

    Bangkok braces for unrest after peace plan rejected
    Bangkok braces for unrest after peace plan rejected
    Bangkok braced on Sunday for more unrest a day after the Thai government rejected a peace overture from demonstrators offering to end increasingly...
    Asia marks tsunami's fifth anniversary with prayers
    Asia marks tsunami's fifth anniversary with prayers
    Thousands of saffron-robed Thai monks chanted and prayed for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on Saturday as Asia marked the fifth anniversary...
    Murder brings scrutiny to fast-growing Craigslist
    Murder brings scrutiny to fast-growing Craigslist
    When Marissa decided to switch jobs from nursing to prostitution a year ago, the online classified site Craigslist was pivotal, she said. Friends...
    Palin says Obama friendly with terrorists
    Palin says Obama friendly with terrorists
    Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin accused Democratic candidate Barack Obama on Saturday of "palling around with terrorists," marking...
    Technology reshapes US classrooms
    Technology reshapes US classrooms
    From online courses to kid-friendly laptops and virtual teachers, technology is spreading in American classrooms, reducing the need for textbooks,...
    University of Massachusetts revokes Mugabe degree
    University of Massachusetts revokes Mugabe degree
    The University of Massachusetts on Thursday rescinded an honorary law degree awarded 22 years ago to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, calling...
    Tutu 'devastated' by Mugabe's rule
    Tutu 'devastated' by Mugabe's rule
    South African Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu said on Tuesday he was "devastated" by the human rights abuses of President Robert Mugabe's...
    'Electronic paper' edges toward reality
    'Electronic paper' edges toward reality
    "Electronic paper" has long been hyped as the future of newspapers and books, but products like e-books have been slow to take off. That may soon...
    Plan for big US offshore wind farm passes hurdle
    Plan for big US offshore wind farm passes hurdle
    A controversial plan to build the first large United States offshore wind-power farm won approval from Massachusetts authorities on Friday but...
    Ad campaign sparks Boston security scare
    Ad campaign sparks Boston security scare
    A television network's marketing campaign went badly awry on Wednesday, causing a day-long security scare in Boston that closed bridges, shut major...
    Nicotine in US cigarettes rising
    Nicotine in US cigarettes rising
    The amount of nicotine that smokers typically inhale per cigarette rose by 11% from 1998 to 2005, perpetuating a "tobacco pandemic" that makes it...
    London-Washington flight diverted after disruption
    London-Washington flight diverted after disruption
    A Washington-bound United Airlines flight from London made an emergency landing in Boston on Wednesday after a confrontation with a woman suffering...