Felice Bonin-Ruiz

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Student's horrific, fatal rape inspires 'India's Daughter'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In December 2012, a 23-year-old medical student on the brink of a new life went to a movie with a friend. Within two weeks, she was dead of horrific injuries she suffered that night in a gang rape.<p>The tragedy is given careful and wrenching examination in "India's Daughter," a …

Los Angeles

Louie Palu's Kandahar Journals

Photojournalist Louie Palu spent five years covering the war in Afghanistan, from 2006 to 2010, much of the time in Kandahar Province, going out with NATO and Afghan troops on hundreds of patrols and combat missions. Palu wrote a series of journals reflecting on his personal experience, capturing …

Afghanistan

I found my father living on the street

<b>Diana Kim has spent the past 12 years photographing people living on the streets of Hawaii. But her project to humanise homelessness suddenly became very personal when her own father ended up living rough. Kim, a law student, explains how, in an effort to save him, she turned her camera on him.</b><p>My …

Sisters Separated in Korea Are Reunited 40 Years Later After Being Hired By Same Florida Hospital

Two women working in the same hospital in Florida were stunned to discover that they were in fact sisters after doing a DNA test.<p>The women, who have …

New York State

Mr Bean 25th anniversary celebrated outside Buckingham Palace

It’s been 25 years since Rowan Atkinson first introduced the world to Mr. Bean, and he marked the show’s milestone anniversary on Friday with a …

Buckingham Palace

Child Soldier’s Story: The Graphic Novel

TRAGEDY<p>A former child soldier has written a graphic novel to share his story of tragedy and redemption.<p>09.05.15 12:01 AM ET<p>Kids Can Press Ltd.

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

Baltimore Teacher Flips “Reluctant Readers” Into Tech-Savvy Students

In times of crisis, such as during the current turmoil in Baltimore, Brooke Hermanson’s education philosophy is simple: “In the face of emergency, the best thing we can do is continue education.” Hermanson is a high school English teacher at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, a S.T.E.M. school that …

Still missing: Female business leaders

Corporate America has few female CEOs, and the pipeline of future women leaders is alarmingly thin.<p>Only 14.2% of the top five leadership positions at the companies in the S&P 500 are held by women, according to a CNNMoney analysis.<p>It's even worse if you just consider the very top. Out of 500 …

Mexico's Baja farmworkers strike for better conditions

SAN QUINTIN, Mexico (AP) — Workers at large, export-oriented farms in the Mexican border state of Baja California have led a week of violent protests …

Why Health Officials Are Concerned About Energy Drinks

The energy drink market is booming, but that’s not necessarily a good thing when it comes to public health, says the World Health Organization’s …

World Health Organization

Living on the bare minimum

There's little room for surprises in James Collins' monthly scramble to manage rent, bills, debts and gas.<p>The $250 repair bill for his fiancee's engagement ring didn't fit the budget. So he asked the jeweler if he could add the repair cost to his one-year installment plan for the ring. No problem, …

Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the device

Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google Glass.<p>The man had been using the technology for around 18 hours a day – removing it only to sleep and wash – and complained of feeling irritable and argumentative …

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

Photographers Capture The Sorrow And Pain Of Global Girls

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. It is a U.N. event with a grand name and a powerful mission. Girls around the world, especially in lower-income countries, often face terrible things, from genital mutilation to child marriage to kidnapping. We asked five photographers, who devote …

Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

They're denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They're forced to cart water and they're married off early to old men.<p>Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to freedom, voicing the pain and terror of adolescent girls across …

Visitors flock to see panda cubs at centre in China – video

Tourists gather at the Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre in Sichuan province, south-west China, to see the 18 panda cubs being cared for there. 22 baby pandas have been born at the centre this year but not all have survived. The cubs include five sets of twins and one set of triplets

Anti-slavery group ‘dumbfounded’ by illegal gangmaster’s weak sentence

Migration,Romania,Europe,World news,Migration and development,Global development,Northern Ireland,Employment,UK news,Human rights,Law<p>Outcry after Romanian migrant Gheorge Ionas fined £500 for forcing Armagh apple pickers to endure ‘extreme exploitation’<p>A gangmaster who kept Romanian agricultural …

Death row inmate freed after nine years in Texas prison

An intellectually disabled construction worker was freed Wednesday after nine years in a Texas prison, including four of them on death row, after his initial conviction for murdering a year-old infant was overturned.<p>Manuel Velez, whose IQ is 65 and who is functionally illiterate in his native …

Boston Police Show Racial Bias in Stops and Searches, Report Finds

The Boston Police Department has engaged in racially biased policing, often stopping black civilians in the city with little justification, a new …

Justice

See Powerful Photos of Blind Children Getting Their Sight Back

Sonia Singh sniffs flowers close to her home, Oct. 21, 2013 in West Bengal, India.<br>Brent Stirton—Reportage by Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Anita and Sonia Singh …

America's Fading Main Streets

Past, Passing & To Come<p>A photographer goes in search of the crumbling American small-town dream.<p>09.21.14 5:45 AM ET

Cause Beautiful: Hipstamatic Aims to Empower Young People

Ar'Juan Mason, 17: "Swag is alive because people care about the way they look. They care because looking nice is a part<p>... VIEW MORE<p>The W.H.Y. Project<p>…

In Pictures: Indonesia's child jockeys

On the Indonesian island of Sumbawa, horse racing is a major part of the local culture. But unlike horse racing in many other parts of the world, the jockeys here are children between the ages of five and nine years old.<p>They are the children of poor families who work as horse caretakers. Being a …

Poor Women Tend to Be Fatter Than Poor Men

… and fat women tend to be poorer than fat men. Why the obesity-poverty link splits along gender lines.<p>In Greek mythology, the hydra was a monstrous multi-headed serpent with the ability to constantly regenerate: When one of its heads was cut off, two more would grow back in its place.<p>In the U.S., …