| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Uber has been banned from operating in the Indian capital after a female passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, a case that has reignited a debate about the safety of women in the South Asian nation.
Uber, which had employed the driver even though...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:44 AM
A driver for ride-sharing company Uber in Boston was charged with the kidnapping and rape of a woman who used the service earlier this month.
The driver, Alejandro Done, pleaded not guilty in Cambridge District Court on Wednesday, the Boston Globe...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Pakistani authorities have banned, imprisoned and killed Islamist militants who attack the state.
At the same time, the nation's powerful security establishment has tolerated and often nurtured what it considers "good" insurgent groups who help...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
HARTFORD — A man was in critical condition after an overnight shooting Monday inside the West Indian Social Club, police say.
The man, whose name has not been released, was shot in the chest. According to police, he is in critical but stable...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They file into the Hindu temple at midday: tittering schoolchildren in untucked uniforms, office workers on lunch break, camera-wielding European tourists glassy-eyed from the heat.
The faithful gather at the altar of a saint for a brief prayer...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Annie Jumper Tommie, a Seminole leader of the Panther Clan, in 1902 established a camp along the north fork of the New River near 101 NW 15th Ave.
Tommie and her family, husband Doctor Tommie; mother Mammy; brother Willie Jumper; and her children...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:25 PM
The reaction to a peculiar Connecticut beer has put Bhaskar Sureja in a tough position.
He stocks Gandhi-Bot, a wildly popular and equally hoppy creation of New England Brewing Co., which also generously borrows from the image of Mahatma Gandhi, the...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Two men riding a motorcycle threw acid on a woman in a crowded neighborhood in New Delhi, causing serious injuries, police said Wednesday.
The attack was captured on closed-circuit TV and was being investigated, police officer Suresh Chand said. It took...
| Dec 28, 2014
Mynt Fine Indian Cuisine is spicing up Winter Park's Hannibal Square with precision and panache. A sister restaurant to Saffron Indian Cuisine on Orlando's bustling Restaurant Row, Mynt has a more refined ambience than its 3-year-old sibling. But both...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Three generations of Tarun Cariappa's family have grown coffee on their highland farm in southern India, 38 rolling acres of dark green bushes interspersed with towering jackfruit and mango trees — and the occasional wild elephant.
But to that...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...