| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:01 AM
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....
| May 26, 2013
| 11:01 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:11 AM
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...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:50 PM
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,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Mar 10, 2013
| 1:14 PM
City Beat: A crash course on Indian weddings...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:42 PM
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...