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  • Southeast India heat wave kills about 230 in past 5 weeks

    About 230 people have died since mid-April in a heat wave sweeping two southeast Indian states, officials said Saturday. More than 100 people have died from the brutal heat in Andhra Pradesh state in the last week, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, the...
  • 19 long-dead Oregon hospital patients get military honors

    They served in the Civil War, the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War and World War I — but for decades, their ashes and those of thousands of others lay abandoned in corroded urns in an outbuilding at Oregon's state psychiatric hospital. The...
  • Justice Department eyes voting reforms for American Indians

    The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking legislation that would require state and local election officials to work with American Indian tribes to locate at least one polling place on or near each tribe's land. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the...
  • Indian forces try to stop separatists' march in Kashmir

    Hundreds of government forces with automatic weapons patrolled the streets of Indian Kashmir's main city to stop a rally by separatists to mark the anniversaries of the assassinations of two Kashmiri leaders. The two, Mirwaiz Mohammed Farooq and Abdul...
  • What's behind India's crackdown on social justice and climate activists?

    India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on climate, clean energy and sustainability issues. The world's largest democracy has frozen bank accounts, restricted international donations, and in some cases...
  • Indian rape victim dies after 4 decades in coma

    A Mumbai nurse who was in a vegetative state for more than 40 years after being raped by a hospital cleaner died on Monday, hospital authorities said. She had been at the center of a debate over euthanasia laws in recent years. Aruna Shanbaug, 67, was...
  • Indian Head Park looks for new police chief, administrator and trustee

    Indian Head Park looks for new police chief, administrator and trustee
    There are lots of new faces on the Indian Head Park Village Board, and they have the job of filling more vacancies ahead of them. John W. Brooks, who worked as both the police chief and the village administrator since March 2014, resigned effective...
  • Indian rape victim dies after four decades in coma

    NEW DELHI A Mumbai nurse who was in a vegetative state for more than 40 years after being raped by a hospital cleaner died on Monday, hospital authorities said. She had been at the center of a debate over euthanasia laws in recent years. Aruna Shanbaug,...
  • Indian nurse dies after 42 years in coma after rape

    A Mumbai nurse who was in a vegetative state for 42 years after being sexually assaulted while working in a hospital has died, authorities said Monday. Aruna Shanbaug, 67, suffered severe brain damage when she was sodomized and strangled with a metal...
  • Indian rebels hold 250 villagers to stop bridge construction

    A top state official said Saturday that efforts were underway to secure the release of around 250 villagers being held by Maoist rebels protesting the construction of a bridge in central India, a common tactic used by the insurgents. The rebels rounded...
  • Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's case shows power of celebrity in India

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's case shows power of celebrity in India
    Here in the country with the world's most prolific movie industry, Salman Khan stood apart: an action hero whose earnings of $40 million last year put him atop Forbes India's list of the nation's richest celebrities. On Friday, it cost him less than...