| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Fighting continues in Syria, where rebel fighters celebrate atop the remains of a Syrian government fighter jet that was shot down at Daret Ezza, on the border between the provinces of Idlib and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:53 PM
A company that makes clothes for Sean Combs' clothing line ENYCE expressed condolences after a factory fire in Bangladesh killed 112 workers, but promised just $1,200 to each family affected.
The deadly blaze tore through the nine-story building over the...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's Europe Day! (Yeah, we didn't know that either.) Welcome to your trends report for Friday, May 10.
You're not alone if you were in the dark about the EU's annual holiday: Apparently, very few Europeans know that it exists. Nonetheless, between that,...
| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Deadly industrial accidents in the developing world are tragically common, but the recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that took the lives of more than 500 workers has captured the American public's attention, and no wonder. Knowingly or...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:31 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2012
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...