| May 18, 2015
| 11:07 AM
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...
| May 13, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Authorities in Nepal on Wednesday raised the death toll from a magnitude 7.3 aftershock to 91 people as troops combed a remote district northeast of Katmandu for a U.S. military helicopter that was missing with eight people aboard.
More than 2,400...
| May 8, 2015
| 7:32 PM
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...
| May 6, 2015
| 9:25 AM
An Indian court on Wednesday found Bollywood superstar Salman Khan guilty of culpable homicide in a hit-and-run accident 13 years ago that left a homeless man dead, and sentenced the actor to five years in prison.
Four others were injured in the 2002...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 7:00 AM
It sounds like an Indiana Jones movie, but Operation Hidden Idol is very real -- an active federal investigation into a former New York-based art and antiquities dealer, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said Wednesday.
| Apr 8, 2015
| 10:44 AM
Every other Friday evening is a busy time for Weston High School junior Sophia Cohen. At 11:30 p.m., she is using Skype to help tutor 9- and 10-year-old children in Chennai, India.
"There are seven students, and I interview each and discuss different...
| May 4, 2015
| 11:06 AM
A new Al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for the killing of a Bangladeshi American blogger, although police say they believe the attack was carried out by homegrown militants who may have links to the international terrorist group.
In a video...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 7:42 AM
Spain: A Russian oil rig carrying 1,400 tons of oil caught fire and later sank 15 miles west of the Spain's Canary Islands, causing an oil slick on popular tourist beaches. The government issued an environmental alert and has since cleaned one beach....
| Apr 24, 2015
| 3:30 PM
On the back of the program, organizers of Song of India, a benefit dinner for the Hutchins Consort, printed an Indian proverb:
"They who give have all things. They who withhold have nothing."
On a recent Saturday evening in March, some 100 donors came...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Mangal Singh Kamble, 31, was married in June but lost his bride the same day, after their union was rejected by an informal and powerful village court.
The unofficial court in western India, one of thousands of community tribunals that operate outside...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:00 AM
For more than three decades, this city of tumbledown slums and decaying colonial relics lived under the red banner of Indian communism.
Four years ago, Mamata Banerjee, a rabble-rousing politician who dabbles in the arts, ousted the communists to become...