Uber bills itself as the "safest ride on the road" for its customers, but the company is now banned from operating in New Delhi after one of its drivers has been accused of raping a passenger. This case is the latest to draw attention to the dangers facing Indian women.
The polls closed on Monday in India after a long election. Still, voters must wait four more days for the results. Reporter Rhitu Chatterjee spent the last day of elections with her parents in Kolkata.
India's Olympic athletes won't be able to fly their country's flag in the opening ceremony. And if they win, the Indian anthem won't play. In fact, the three athletes just learned this week that they would even be allowed to compete.
As Americans hit the malls this Friday, we asked some folks around the globe about the equivalent to Black Friday in their country. What we found is a many similarities, but not many places that do it quite the American way.
Noc was a beluga whale that spent most of its life at a naval research facility in San Diego. Scientists studying Noc say he imitated human sounds. They have published Noc's human-like sounds in a new study in the journal Current Biology.
Scientists trying to protect the endangered Sumatran orangutan have adopted an unusual tool for their work: Drones. These unmanned aerial vehicles are a quick and inexpensive way to monitor orangutans and their habitat.
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