| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:45 PM
Police say a building that was under construction collapsed and killed 12 people, including two children, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The victims were sleeping on the ground floor when the partially built first floor fell on top of them....
| 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 13, 2015
| 6:30 AM
In India, young couples need to be on their toes this Valentine's Day. Merely expressing their love in public could lead to unintended marriage.
Right-wing Hindu groups, continuing an annual campaign against what they see as an indecent "Western...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:48 AM
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.
| 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.
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:28 PM
A grandfather from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in a northern Alabama suburb had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages,...
| 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 2, 2015
| 12:41 PM
Jews in India have more freedom and few if any cases of discrimination than anywhere else in the world, according to Rabbi Romiel Daniel, the scholar in residence from Feb. 6-7 at Temple Beth El in Hollywood.
Daniel emphasizes that the murder of a...