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China Returns Passport to Artist, Critic Ai Weiwei

Four years after his passport was seized by Beijing authorities, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has gotten it back. The 57-year-old artist and government critic made the announcement Wednesday on the social media site Instagram, posting a photo of himself holding up the document, with a simple caption reading "Today, I received a passport." He offered no explanation as to why his passport was given back to him. Ai Weiwei said he would like to travel to Germany, but it is...

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