MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country’s two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than she does Chinese.
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GENEVA (AP) — Luis Figo wants to become FIFA president and claims he has the nominations needed to be an official candidate against Sepp Blatter.
PARIS (AP) — A 250-year-old book by the Enlightenment anti-establishment writer Voltaire is climbing best-seller lists in France weeks after attacks by French-born Islamic extremists that left 20 people dead, including the gunmen.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — The men’s basketball team at Eastern Michigan University has honored two students who were killed in a car accident over the weekend.
The hot Malian sands of Abderrahmane Sissako’s “Timbuktu” are a cool reservoir of placid beauty, where desert dunes are swept by quiet ripples of colorful, everyday village life and haphazard storms of violence.