Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in Paris Sunday for the first time since his arrest in New York in May on charges of sexually assaulting a hotel maid — a case that subsequently fell apart. His return is likely to spark some excitement in France, though the country is split on its attitude to him.
On this day in 1997, Boris Kasparov, the world's top chess player, faced off against IBM's chess-playing supercomputer, Deep Blue — and lost. This week, professional poker players are trying something similar in Pittsburgh, and they're winning.
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