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  • Genetically modified cotton helps farmers escape malnutrition

    Genetically modified cotton helps farmers escape malnutrition
    People opposed to genetically modified organisms often insist that the plants are no good for anyone except the companies, like Monsanto Co., that sell GMO seeds. A new study may force them to come to terms with the idea that GM crops can benefit...
  • Rape of American woman in India shows how women travel with peril

    Rape of American woman in India shows how women travel with peril
    The gang rape of a 30-year-old American woman in India on Tuesday is the latest horrific reminder that women travel in a more dangerous world than men. The woman was visiting a mountainous tourist area in northern India when she found herself stranded....
  • Indian state on high alert following deadly Maoist attack

    Indian state on high alert following deadly Maoist attack
    NEW DELHI – India’s central Chhattisgarh state remained on high alert Sunday as top leaders condemned an audacious, well-planned attack by Maoist insurgents that killed at least 24 people, the largest in recent years. The assault took...
  • Indian, Chinese leaders meet in New Delhi, pledge better relations

    Indian, Chinese leaders meet in New Delhi, pledge better relations
    NEW DELHI – The Indian and Chinese premiers papered over their differences at a meeting in New Delhi on Monday, pledging to tackle a border dispute that has soured relations for decades and to work together for global stability. The meeting was...
  • Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film

    Salman Rushdie bequeaths 'Midnight's Children' to film
    In the late 1970s, long before he penned "The Satanic Verses," before he sparked a global uproar between Islamic fundamentalists and free-speech advocates and became a marked man, before he turned into a celebrity man of letters who dates models and...
  • Owner of collapsed building in Bangladesh is arrested

    Owner of collapsed building in Bangladesh is arrested
    NEW DELHI, India –- The owner of a collapsed building in Bangladesh was arrested Sunday near the Indian border as the death toll rose to at least 370 in the nation’s worst garment industry disaster. With more than 800 people still missing...
  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter

    Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter
    For years, people who read Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's novels assumed she was born in India. She wrote about swamis, social climbers, duplicitous landlords and other characters from the Indian bourgeoisie who inevitably found themselves colliding with...
  • An insider's view of generic-drug pricing

    An insider's view of generic-drug pricing
    Bob Toomajian worked for 16 years as Kaiser Permanente's drug purchasing manager for Southern California, giving him an insider's knowledge of how medications are priced before reaching consumers. When it comes to patented name-brand drugs, he told me,...
  • Pictures in the News | March 25, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • City Beat: A crash course on Indian weddings

     
    City Beat: A crash course on Indian weddings...
  • Julia Dean: A retrospective look at the photographer’s 40-year passion of exploring the world and teaching

     
    After a long documentary photography and career in education that includes traveling to more than 40 countries, publishing an award-winning children's book, "A Year on Monhegan Island," working as an apprentice to Berenice Abbott and founding the Julia...