Detained Chinese Artist Allowed Visit By Wife

BEIJING (AP) -- Groundbreaking Chinese artist Ai Weiwei appeared healthy but tense during his first meeting with family since he was detained more than a month ago, and authorities still haven't explained why he was seized, his wife said Monday....

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