| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:47 AM
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conservation of Brazil's Amazon is threatened by the poor social conditions of its 24 million inhabitants, the first comprehensive study measuring the situation found on Saturday.
Lack of access to clean water,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:33 PM
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Something about the summer in Armenia this year is different. Even the locals feel it. Something feels a little strange, a little odd and quite different. It's hot. Not just "normal" hot, but unbearably dry, you-can't-even-move hot.
The sun has...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: To understand why Central American countries are in their current state, we would have to go back centuries and study the colonial subjugation of indigenous peoples there. ("A U.S. immigration solution: Fix Central America," Op-Ed, Aug. 5)...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence France Presse has reported.
In Hopi tradition, the masks don’t merely represent spirits,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:32 AM
An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. How Wrong You Are allows visitors to match wits against the public and the......
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:43 PM
When President Uhuru Kenyatta blamed "local political networks" on Tuesday for extremist attacks on several coastal villages, Kenyans were left wondering whom to believe: their president or the Somali terrorist group that claimed responsibility.
| Jun 18, 2014
In April and May, the world's largest democracy elected its latest prime minister, Narendra Modi. Modi has promised to shake up long-standing government corruption and bring prosperity to all of India, as he did to the state of Gujarat as its chief...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Writers, artists and historians have long pondered what it means to be Mexican. Now science has offered its answer, and it could change how medicine uses racial and ethnic categories to assess disease risk, testing and treatment.
The broadest analysis...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
It was ironic for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to use the term "Native Americans" recently when referring to descendants of the indigenous peoples who inhabited this continent before Europeans arrived ("Redskins name controversy heats up with federal...