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Thai King Marks 70 Years on Throne, From Hospital Bed

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, on Thursday marked his 70th year on the throne, from his hospital bed, immobile and wracked by a variety of age-related ailments that have made Thais wonder what their world would be like without him. There was a time when Bhumibol would lead his aides on treks through swamps and over mountains to learn what was on the minds of his subjects in the most far-flung areas of his realm. But the 88-year-old guest...

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