Four men in India were sentenced to death on Friday for the brutal rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi back in December. The incident forced many in India to do some soul searching about the ongoing violence toward women. Pranaadhika Sinha Devburman is founder of One Million Against Abuse Campaign and a survivor of rape.
With thousands sitting behind bars in America's immigration detention centers, some immigrant advocates, including many undocumented immigrants, are reaching out, setting up formal, and informal, visitation programs.
The PR-firm Ketchum, was involved in placing Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the Times. Ketchum counts the Russian government as one of its clients. It scored a victory and struck PR gold by landing the piece in America's paper of record.
President Putin's letter in the New York has attracted a mixed response in America. But how is it being seen in the rest of the world? We hear from BBC journalists about reactions from China and Brazil.
Spain's offer to welcome back the descendants of Sephardic Jews who were kicked out in 1492 comes with some fine print. The descendants are welcome only if they are still practicing Jews, and many see that as unfair.
Australia's Quantas Airlines has ditched its 17-year alliance with British Airways to partner with Emirates Airline. That means its twice-daily 'kangaroo route' from Sydney to London will stop in Dubai instead of Singapore.
Brian Glyn Williams teaches Chechen history at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. That's the same college attended by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Williams had brief contact with him, when Tsarnaev was a high school student.
The boarder's a no man's land patrolled by border guards. But on weekends, it becomes a place where families separated by immigration status can come to spend time together, albeit on opposite sides of a fence.
For most of us, when we want to make a major purchase, we apply for a loan. But what if you have no credit score? That's the case for many immigrants living in the US. One non-profit in San Francisco has adopted a novel way to try and change that.