Thousands of people in Sri Lanka have been struck by a mysterious and deadly kidney disease. A new study points to a likely cause: pesticides and fertilizers. This story was reported as part of a joint investigation with the Center for Public Integrity.
The idea of bipartisanship is being put before Indiana voters on Tuesday. Republican Senator Richard Lugar has been known for his ability to reach across the aisle. His opponent is using that against him and has opened a big lead in the polls.
The mayor of a Chinese city is apologizing for waiting five days to report a chemical leak at a local factory. By then nearly nine tons of a toxic chemical had spilled into a local river and contaminated the water supply of a neighboring city.
As French actor Gérard Depardieu embraces his new Russian citizenship to flee France's 75 percent income tax on millionaires, some observers are reminded that the love-hate relationship between France and Russia has existed for centuries.