A UA engineering administrator is retiring to devote his full energy to a nonprofit organization his family started to help victims of sex trafficking in India get jobs.
Asbestos "is a slow poison," said Rajendra Pevekar of Mumbai, who suffers from shortness of breath. "It destroys your lungs and you don't even know it." His father suffered an early death after working in a factory where he swept asbestos, and his mother has been crippled by it.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Top defense officials from 24 nations in
the Asia-Pacific region discussed how to combat piracy and deliver
disaster assistance at a meeting in Hawaii.
MUMBAI, India — The slum kid stars of "Slumdog Millionaire" want
a lot of things in life — new houses, a car, trips to London and
Paris — but they aren't too interested in school.
NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political
power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender
gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.
BEIJING — A $7 billion mining deal between Guinea's repressive
military regime and a little-known Chinese company underscores
China's full-throttle rush into Africa and its willingness to deal
with brutal and corrupt governments.
AMBEPUSSA, Sri Lanka — Vinojan's boyhood ended when Sri Lanka's
civil war reignited.
Every Friday a small group of women gathers in the arts and
crafts room at Downtown's Armory Senior Center. The women come from
varied walks of life and distinct experiences, but they are one
ISLAMABAD — A suicide bomber on a bicycle attacked a major
Pakistani air base on Friday, killing seven people in an escalating
campaign that strikes at the heart of this nuclear-armed nation's
WASHINGTON — Over the next three years, Americans will replace
nearly all their traditional light bulbs with cooler, more
energy-efficient bulbs under a federal mandate designed to curb
power consumption, help the environment and stimulate new jobs in a
Desde esta perspectiva se alcanza a ver toda la plaza, un
perfecto cuadro rodeado por negocios enmarcados dentro de arcos
coloniales. Una plaza colonial como pocas veces se ve en el
Noroeste de México. Este es el lugar elegido hoy para escribir esta
"Good Hair" consists of two documentaries braided together, one
enjoyable, the other enjoyable and provocative.