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  • CNN tells story of mutilated boy finding hope at Hopkins

    CNN tells story of mutilated boy finding hope at Hopkins
    The facts of the case seem almost too brutal and cruel to bear. When a small boy in Bangladesh refuses the demands of a gang that wants to use him as a beggar, he is beaten and mutilated within an inch of his life. His throat is cut, his skull is...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, Bangladesh is putty in their hands

    'The Amazing Race' recap, Bangladesh is putty in their hands
    An important thing happens on this week's episode of "The Amazing Race": I kind of fall in love with Abbie's Boyfriend. I know. Something else happens: We learn someone's drag queen name. I know! Let's just get on with it. Farewell, Indonesia, fourth...
  • In the midst of a comeback, Brandy feels fearless

    In the midst of a comeback, Brandy feels fearless
    After Brandy Norwood gave birth to her daughter, Sy'rai, 10 years ago, she was exhausted and ready to leave the entertainment world behind. "I was like, 'I'm good, y'all. I'm good on the music industry,' " Brandy said in a recent interview. "I didn't...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Book review: 'The Newlyweds' gives uncanny take on immigrant dream

    Book review: 'The Newlyweds' gives uncanny take on immigrant dream
    The Newlyweds A Novel Nell Freudenberger Alfred A. Knopf: 342 pp., $25.95 Two-thirds of the way through Nell Freudenberger's second novel, her Bangladeshi narrator, Amina, wonders, "Why were some people attracted to what was unfamiliar, and others...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: U-turn times 2

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's The Amazing Race:Sorry, I’m a little late with this week’s recap. I had a DVR failure last night (OK, maybe user error) and I had to wait and watch the show online this morning. (Which......
  • L.A.'s Little Bangladesh struggles to find its identity

     
    Just behind it is a small shopping plaza with a Salvadoran restaurant, a pizza joint, a former Korean cigarette shop and a restaurant that serves teriyaki chicken, burritos and boba drinks. Across the street are more Korean- and Mexican-themed businesses....
  • Garbage Maven: recycling old clothes

     
    Recycling clothes: What can you do with clothes that are so worn, torn, stained or otherwise damaged that not even charities want them? Americans throw away an average of 10 pounds of clothes per person, per year. The Garbage Maven looks at possible...
  • Bangladeshi army says it has foiled coup attempt

     
    The Bangladesh army said Thursday it recently foiled a coup against the government of Prime Minister Sheik Hasina Wajed planned by religious extremists within the military....
  • The worst air pollution in the world

     
    A new study released at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, found that India had the worst air pollution in the world, followed by Bangladesh and Nepal. The United States ties with a slew of other countries for first place, including Japan and...
  • Secret Policeman's Ball 2012 set for March 4 in New York City

     
    Secret Policeman's Ball on Sunday, March 4, in New York City will bring comedians and pop music acts together to generate funds for Amnesty International. The latest Secret Policeman's Ball show is part of 50th anniversary celebration activities by the...