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.
Several scientific groups are tracking the global spread of infectious diseases by monitoring Twitter, web searches, and other content online. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee looks at the promise and challenges of disease surveillance via the internet.
Synthetic fertilizers contribute mightily to climate change. So now there's a growing push in India to return to the ancient practice of using human waste as fertilizer, but with modern sanitary safeguards.
Butchering chicken and meat. It's dangerous, low-paying factory work, and it leans heavily on immigrant workers, sometimes illegally. But some immigrants are deciding to move on from such tough work. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri.
Two years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewable energy is surging in Japan. But economic pressures are also helping revive support for nuclear power, leading to an internal tug-of-war over Japan's energy future.
A train derailment in Maryland this week severely affected internet access at the US military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Stronge of the market research firm Telegeography.