| May 9, 2013
| 7:17 AM
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire in an 11-story garment factory in Bangladesh killed eight people, including a ruling party politician and a top official in the country's powerful clothing manufacturers' trade group, as the death toll from the...
| 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...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Everywhere near the building, the stench of death was overpowering. Men in surgical masks sprayed disinfectant in the air."
We move from tragedy to tragedy with hellish regularity.
"The scope of injuries," Jim Yardley writes in the New York Times, "was...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on.
Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:28 AM
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Deep cracks visible in the walls of a Bangladesh garment building had compelled police to order it evacuated a day before it collapsed, officials said Thursday. More than 200 people were killed when the eight-story...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:58 AM
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Workers trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed factory building in Bangladesh cried out for help Thursday, as rescuers struggled to reach survivors of a disaster that killed at least 149 people and reignited questions...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 AM
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — More than two days after their factory collapsed on them, at least some garment workers were still alive in the corpse-littered debris Friday, pinned beneath tons of mangled metal and concrete. Rescue crews struggled to save...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Tommy Hilfiger and his parent company Phillips-Van Heusen (PVC) will impose fire safety standards and hire an inspector to enforce them in Bangladesh factories where their clothes are manufactured, the company announced Wednesday. It is reportedly the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
For the world premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in NYC on Monday night, leading ladies Marion Cotillard and Anne Hathaway were all sweetness and light, in white dresses. Giorgio Armani created the bespoke suits Christian Bale wears in the film as...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:53 PM
The Obama administration will seek to lift the U.S. ban on imported products from Myanmar, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday at the beginning of a meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein....
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:26 AM
Loyola University Maryland is expected to announce Tuesday a partnership with a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm for a startup accelerator that will help students quickly form new companies — one of a handful of such programs recently...