| Jul 31, 2010
| 5:10 PM
One final thing I wanted to share with you from the FreedomFestconvention in Las Vegas a few weeks ago was the program that has spawned an upcoming movie, "To Catch a Dollar." This program provides small loans to people who otherwise would not qualify for...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 3:55 PM
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- At least 44 schoolboys were killed and many more injured Monday when the truck they were traveling in skidded off a highway and plunged into a canal in southeast Chittagong district, 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Bangladesh's...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Fight night at Notre Dame took center stage on campus Friday night.
Friends, family and fellow boxers cheered on the 81st annual Bengal Bouts to show their support for the fighters.
But Friday's event is not really about the talented boxers. All the...
| Aug 14, 2011
The Good Muslim
Harper: 297 pp., $25.99
Maya Haque is one of the century's most interesting characters: prickly, passionate, tender, selfless, headstrong, devoted, belligerent, idealistic, naive, wise. "The Good Muslim" is Maya'...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 8:49 PM
A distortion of a serious book
To the editor:
George Michael’s column (Nov. 12) on population growth was a masterpiece of misinformation. He claims:
1. The world’s population can be fit into Rhode Island.
This works until the first kid needs...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:23 PM
She seems like the last person you'd want to get rid of, but a Bronx Science High School graduate who's now a sophomore at Stony Brook University faced deportation Thursday. It's a case that's got everyone from U.S. senators to city council members to...
| Aug 22, 2007
Wild Video: Bangladesh Riots
| Nov 16, 2007
Cyclone Kills More Than 200 in Bangladesh
More than two hundred people are dead after a cyclone slammed into the southwestern coast of Bangladesh late Thursday night. 150 mile per hour winds contributed to the storm that leveled homes in the area. 650...
| Aug 5, 2008
Selig S. Harrison's July 2 Op-Ed article "Get a grip on Dhaka" asserted that Bangladesh is sheltering a growing hotbed of Islamist radicals.
Unfortunately, Harrison chose to recycle the same old accusations that he wrote about two years back. Therefore,...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 4:40 PM
Steve Lopez's Nov. 8 column about naming a part of Koreatown "Little Bangladesh" trivializes an important issue for a newer immigrant community struggling for acceptance and recognition in Los Angeles. For Koreatown's Bangladeshi community, which many...
| Oct 12, 2001
Has Bert from "Sesame Street" become an international terrorist?
That's the question dogging the bushy-browed Muppet after his face mysteriously appeared on posters of Osama bin Laden hoisted by anti-American demonstrators in Bangladesh.