Topic: William Ryan

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  • Afghanistan war: Can the US gains last?

    Almost 11 years into the US-led war in Afghanistan, the situation still remains so tenuous in some parts of Afghanistan that locals worry about the safety of accepting aid from the West.

  • How Elizabeth Taylor invented modern celebrity

    How Elizabeth Taylor invented modern celebrity

    Nowadays, all public celebrities have causes. But not before Elizabeth Taylor. With her advocacy for AIDS research, she made taking very public, very controversial stands acceptable.

  • Burma (Myanmar) boots medics, citing no need

    Burma (Myanmar) boots medics, citing no need

    Authorities have ordered Asian doctors in the cyclone-hit south home. The urgent need is for volunteers who bring basic care to far-flung villages, some aid workers say.