How the search for the next Dalai Lama is drawing interference from China and what it means for the future of Tibet

More than 87 years after he was born into this life, the question of who will replace the 14th Dalai Lama is more urgent than ever.(Wikimedia Commons: Unknown author, public domain) Death. It is unpredictable yet inevitable. Even if you are a great runner, you cannot escape it. You cannot stop it with wealth, recitation … Read more

Controversial call mars Maryland – UConn NCAA baseball game

Maryland Terrapinsphoto: Getty Images This was bad baseball all around, except from home-plate umpire Jeff Head. Almost every bit of the most-important play from the final game of the College Park regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament was absurd. Maryland’s Chris Alleyne hits a slow-roller down the first-base line, one forthcoming action after another was … Read more