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  • '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...
  • ABC news investigates Hilfiger, Gap clothing factories overseas

     
    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...
  • Bangladesh rebuffs pleas to admit people fleeing Myanmar violence

     
    Bangladesh has rebuffed pleas from the United Nations and other groups to allow in Rohingyas displaced by clashes in Myanmar, continuing to turn away their boats at its borders. “We are not interested in more people coming to Bangladesh,”...
  • Aid agencies in Bangladesh told to stop Rohingya aid

     
    Three aid agencies have reportedly been told to halt their activities in Bangladesh, warned that their helping hand is encouraging Rohingya refugees to cross from Myanmar into the country....
  • Pictures in the News | September 10, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Sharing refugees -- a 'good idea' that's gone nowhere

     
    Konate is one of more than 16,000 people who have boarded boats and landed on Malta over the past decade, often by accident. The tiny Mediterranean nation is a refugee destination out of happenstance, as people fleeing North Africa aim their boats at...