September 22, 2012 On World Rhino Day, people across the globe celebrate the rhinoceros and raise awareness to save all five species.
September 21, 2012 Pakistan is one of the last three countries to still have entrenched polio. To eradicate the virus, a group of "social mobilizers" travels to hard-hit slums to help overcome social and physical barriers to vaccination.
September 19, 2012 The leaked photos came just before a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Last year, the Chinese tested a stealth plane while the previous defense secretary, Robert Gates, was visiting. The moves are seen as an attempt by the Chinese to show off their rapidly expanding military technology.
September 19, 2012 N3This summer, a businessman in an Oregon college town commissioned a huge mural depicting a Tibetan monk setting himself on fire. Soon after the mural went up, the Chinese consulate in San Francisco sent a letter to the city's mayor insisting it be removed before it "tainted" U.S.-China relations.
September 18, 2012 The opposition leader in Myanmar arrives in the U.S., where she is being feted as if she were a head of state. She will receive honors that include the Congressional Gold Medal.