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Chinese Artist Gets Treatment for Heart Condition

Chinese artist Liu Xia has been taken to a hospital for a heart condition experienced during her extended period of house arrest. The 53-year-old has been held without charge for three years because of the activism of her husband, jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. Lawyer and family friend Mo Shaoping said Thursday that Liu was allowed to check into a Beijing hospital. Mo said police have refused her request to be treated overseas. Liu Xia has also complained of severe...

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