Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

Nov 27, 2014

Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi’s commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked. Joshua Apte has ...

Health woes plague Nepalese organ donors

Nov 17, 2014

Health woes plague Nepalese organ donors

Under crushing financial strain, Kumar Budathoki sold one of his kidneys to organ traffickers for $5,000, a sum he hoped would help set him up for a lifetime free of money problems. Instead, he got a lifetime of health problems — and only a ...

McConnell to become next Senate leader

Nov 6, 2014

McConnell to become next Senate leader

Mitch McConnell may not be the most famous man in Washington. But he is about to become one of the most powerful. McConnell was re-elected to a sixth term Tuesday as his Republican Party gained at least seven Senate seats — enough to control ...