Topic: Carrefour SA
112 people died when a garment factory caught fire in Bangladesh on Saturday. The workers had been making clothes for Wal-Mart, though the retail giant said it was unaware of the contract.
Part 1 – China adoption diary: The Belsie family begins their journey to adopt their second daughter from China with a 12-hour, 7,000-mile flight over the pole and down through Siberia to Beijing.
In a reversal, many Brazilians who left the country are coming back amid a strong economy and sense of expectation. In Rio, some are inspired, others disappointed.
12/30/2011 09:21 am
Barbie protest reaches new heights as activists rappel down Mattel headquarters to unfurl banner. Behind the Barbie protest: Greenpeace claims that the doll's packaging is made from Indonesian rain forests.
06/08/2011 11:05 am
The US is calling for renegade former President Laurent Gbagbo to step down, while relief organizations report a massacre of hundreds in one western town.
04/03/2011 10:31 am
The Tour de France, which ends Sunday, offers $2.6 million in prizes. Beyond battling for the yellow jersey, racers can collect points (think: Super Mario) for smaller awards.
07/23/2010 09:43 am
As Haiti relief efforts roll on, a group called Cinema Under the Stars aims to give Haitians something to be proud of by showing Haitian films to those made homeless by the Jan. 12 earthquake.
05/17/2010 03:34 pm
Time spent with medics of the International Medical Corps offers an inspiring window on those still working hard two weeks after the quake.
01/28/2010 02:37 pm
The Haiti government, concerned about child trafficking, has stalled adoptions of orphans in the wake of the earthquake.
01/28/2010 12:57 pm
Two weeks after the 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, relief workers are shifting from emergency aid to a second wave of challenges, such as providing safer, cleaner shelter for the more than 1 million people left homeless.
01/26/2010 09:41 am