Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has been found dead at her home in Mumbai, police said. A police official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the body of the 25-year-old actress was found in her apartment in Mumbai’s Juhu neighbourhood late Monday.
Spice Girl Melanie Brown will not appear on Channel Nine’s Australia’s Got Talent, with a judge ordering an injunction preventing her from working for any Australian network other than Seven remain in place.
When I first began writing seriously about environmental issues several years ago, one thing annoyed me above all else: the refusal of many climate scientists to talk about the policy implications of their research. I’d be speaking to a researcher who had documented the rapid melting of alpine glaciers, who knew that it was chiefly due to manmade global warming but they still refused to talk about what we might be able to do to prevent climate change.
One of the most notable outcomes of the dramatic news that Osama bin Laden has been killed is the feeling of unity across the American political and social spectrums. The event has triggered a shared sense of achievement, pride and common purpose.
Given their place as the most powerful public-employee alliance, teachers’ unions are front and center in the debate that is going on in Wisconsin. But beyond the high-decibel clashes between Tea Partyers and public-employees’ unions are contentious education-policy issues that reformers, teachers’ unions and analysts have debated for years.
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The journalist Hu Shuli has often been called “the most dangerous woman in China.” And she may become even more so. As the pioneering editor of China’s most influential business magazine, she managed to publish groundbreaking stories on official ineptitude and financial malfeasance despite China’s tight control of the media.
Rick Lyke was diagnosed with prostate cancer when he was 47. His response was to set up “Pints for Prostates,” an organization that uses the universal language of beer to reach men with its message about the importance of prostate cancer screening
The European Union was days away Friday from ratification of the Lisbon Treaty after the president of the Czech Republic — the remaining holdout in negotiations — agreed to ratify it. Lyke founded “Pints for Prostates” to spread the message about need for regular prostate health screenings.
President Obama mixed policy discussion with personal reflections on his daughters and, yes, a few jokes in an appearance on CBS’s “Late Show With David Letterman,” taped Monday afternoon.