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  • Company denies rat poison in pills linked to India sterilization deaths

    Company denies rat poison in pills linked to India sterilization deaths
    The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison. Preliminary tests...
  • USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students

    USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students
    For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report. USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
  • Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster killed thousands

    Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster killed thousands
    Hundreds of protesters gathered on Wednesday outside the abandoned factory which caused the world's deadliest industrial disaster in the Indian city of Bhopal, burning effigies and demanding justice for survivors suffering 30 years later. Elderly...
  • 'Radhe Radhe' puts a brilliant new spin on 'Rite of Spring'

    'Radhe Radhe' puts a brilliant new spin on 'Rite of Spring'
    Igor Stravinsky's monumental ballet score "Rite of Spring" inspired many tributes during its 100th anniversary last year, but surely none quite like "Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi." This startling film, which will receive a preview screening Dec. 10 at the...
  • Fair-trade champion and MarketPlace founder empowers artisans in India

     Fair-trade champion and MarketPlace founder empowers artisans in India
    It's not the joy of shopping or wearing handmade clothes from a select group of artisans in India that gives Pushpika Freitas pleasure. Rather, it's the ripple effect that comes from seeing how employment, and the ability to earn wages, can empower...
  • Weston school campus beautified

    Weston school campus beautified
    More than 400 people recently turned out to help beautify Indian Trace Elementary School as it celebrates 25 years in Weston. Teacher Kathryn Puccio has worked with faculty, volunteers, the student Green Team, the PTA and Home Depot for the annual Green...
  • Israel and Pakistan, historical twins

    Israel and Pakistan, historical twins
    "Pakistan is like Israel, an ideological state," said then Pakistani President Zia ul-Haq in 1981. "Take out the Judaism from Israel and it will fall like a house of cards. Take Islam out of Pakistan and make it a secular state, it would collapse." It's...
  • India's Narendra Modi apologizes for official's remarks on non-Hindus

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday rebuffed calls to fire a member of his Cabinet over her characterization of non-Hindus as “illegitimate children,” which touched off a storm of protest among opposition parties. Modi apologized...
  • Attacks in Indian Kashmir appear aimed at disrupting elections

    Attacks in Indian Kashmir appear aimed at disrupting elections
    Four coordinated attacks by heavily armed militants left 21 people dead in the India-controlled portion of Kashmir on Friday, just three days before a campaign stop planned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian news media reported. The deadly assaults...
  • Uber driver in India arrested on sexual assault charges

    Uber driver in India arrested on sexual assault charges
    An Indian driver with the U.S.-based Uber car service was arrested Sunday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger in New Delhi, authorities said. The arrest of 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav came after a daylong police manhunt and marked...
  • Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks

     Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks
    The 19-year-old lay awake at night, dreading the moment when his roommate would call to him from the bunk below. There, in the dark, the roommate would utter his name, then force him to perform sexual acts, the 19-year-old eventually told police....