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Tourist Jumps Out Window To Escape Sexual Assault In India

AP | Posted 05.19.2013 | World

NEW DELHI — A British woman traveling in India jumped out of the third-floor window of her hotel room on Tuesday, telling police she feared a se...

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Embraced In Agra, Home Of The Taj Mahal

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

"It doesn't matter for the local people -- it's all Agra for them. But we were worried about you."

The Love Story Behind The Taj Mahal

Leora Novick | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

Taking inspiration from its detailed description of Heaven, Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal.

Gates Foundation Commits $1.7 Billion For Farming In Africa

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Food

SEATTLE -- The world's largest charitable foundation announced five years ago it would spend millions of dollars to fight poverty and hunger in Africa...

Playing for Keeps: Students Who Rock Hunger

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Last week, as Midnight Madness showcased college basketball players with visions of massive wealth and self-indulgence written all over their face...

Criminally Negligent Homicide: The Legacy of Wealthy Nations That Allows Millions to Die

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Two award-winning reporters have collaborated on a new book entitledEnough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty. It is a page turner. Unless you simply don't give a damn, this is a must read.

Women Farmers in the Developing World

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Silverstein

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 80% of agricultural workers are women. According to the World Bank,They raise 90% of the food, but receive only 10% of credit extended for agricultural loans.

India: Mathura Train Wreck Kills 21 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) -- Officials have confirmed that 21 people were killed today when a passenger train smashed into the rear carriage of another train. Police sa...

AGRA Sets the Record Straight

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

While many food advocates are concerned about the encroachment of transnational agribusiness into Africa, AGRA is focusing on breeding hybrid seeds locally, a departure from the first green revolution.

Looking for a Greener Revolution: Visit to AGRA

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

By building up the private sector and creating a system of agro-dealers to distribute fertilizer, AGRA is hoping to reduce the gap between farmers and inputs in Kenya.