| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:20 AM
Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead.
It just looks dead.
The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Los Angeles, to its credit, is wonderfully in touch with the world’s street foods. You can find Korean blood sausage, Thai papaya salad, Japanese okonomiyaki, Salvadorian papusas, Oaxacan tacos and Shanghai soup dumplings in the span of a single...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:44 PM
The convicted rapist speaks of the crime in a voice that is cool, dispassionate — and terrifying.
“A decent girl” wouldn’t have been out at 9 p.m., he says, and “a girl is far more responsible for a rape than a boy.”...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:12 PM
In the United States, where doctors write more than 250 million prescriptions for painkillers a year, the frequency of abuse and overdose represents a public health crisis. More than 15,000 Americans died from an overdose of prescription opioids in 2013....
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:08 AM
India’s top diplomat was in Pakistan on Tuesday for meetings that both sides described as a first step toward resuming talks on nuclear security, terrorism and a wide range of disputes between the archrival nations.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In 2012, when the Supreme Court of India banned iron ore mining in the coastal state of Goa, fisherman Suresh Parab breathed a sigh of relief.
More than 20 large mines had been operating in Parab's favorite fishing spot: the catchment area of the...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday.
Bentley's office released a letter to Indian...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:26 PM
An Alabama police officer has been charged with assault and will be fired after authorities say he badly injured an Indian man whom he stopped to question as the man was walking through his son's neighborhood. The man has filed a lawsuit, and the FBI...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Ever been to Seldom Seen Pond in Canaan? Since you probably haven't, you know how it got named. Every name tells a story. In a place as long and thickly settled as Connecticut, just about all natural features — hills, lakes, ravines, rock outcrops...
| Jan 28, 2015
We took a designated taster to this media sampling of Indian food, in case the curry or other dishes were too hot to handle.
That turned out to be a misnomer at this chic, white napkin restaurant Sapphire Indian Cuisine in Royal Palm Place. Four...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off the tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand's shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.