Mystery author Donna Leon talks about her new novel "Beastly Things" and its environmental themes.
A multibillion-dollar flood-prevention system will be put in place starting next year, a decade after the project began.
Co-ops worldwide represent much more than hippie grocery stores: They're a fast-growing way to do business better in fields from finance to agriculture to industry.
Residents disagree over plans to convert a 500-year-old palazzo into a department store in Venice, Italy.
A dancer from the Mangueira samba school performs during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.